Wednesday 1 April 2020

Covid-19: Day 93, Apr 1: Total cases 862,890: White House projects up to 240K US deaths: PAY SLASHED FOR DOCS, NURSES FIGHTING VIRUS: 15,000 dead in Iran? UN- worst global crisis since World War II: The great cover-up of China

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Gary Walton, Amsterdam April 1st 2020.

Total confirmed cases yesterday 63,000. Total confirmed cases 862,890 with 30,000 in a critical condition. Total deaths, 42,196 with a death rate of 4.89%.

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from the virus...President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained. AP

PAY SLASHED FOR ER DOCS, NURSES FIGHTING VIRUS: Emergency room doctors and nurses many of whom are dealing with an onslaught of coronavirus patients and shortages of protective equipment — are now finding out that their compensation is getting cut. Propublica

PRISONERS DIG MASS GRAVES: NEW YORK CITY is offering prisoners at Rikers Island jail $6 per hour — a fortune by prison labour standards — and personal protective equipment if they agree to help dig mass graves on Hart Island, according to sources with knowledge of the offer. Intercept

UK Nurses Told Not to Wear Uniforms in Public After Attacks... NHS nurses have been told to not wear their uniforms in public after some had been discriminated against and verbally abused in public, spat at, and called even “disease spreaders”. Breitbart

REPORT: Nearly 15,000 dead in Iran... The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the largest anti-regime dissident organization, claimed on Monday that nearly 15,000 people in the country have died of coronavirus infections, about five times the death toll the Iranian regime officials claims to have counted. Breitbart

Supplies Are Starting To Get Really Tight Nationwide As Food Distribution Systems Break Down. All across America, store shelves are emptying and people are becoming increasingly frustrated because they can’t get their hands on needed supplies. Most Americans are blaming “hoarders” for the current mess, but it is actually much more complicated than that. EOTAD

Italy doctors warn of 'bio bombs' from patients sent to care homes. Italian doctors and unions have warned that a government policy to send patients discharged from the hospital but still positive for coronavirus to care homes is like priming "biological bombs". France 24

Sixty Australian newspapers to stop printing: Rupert Murdoch's Australian flagship media group News Corp announced Wednesday it will stop printing around 60 regional newspapers, as the troubled sector received a fresh blow from a COVID-19 advertising downturn. F24

COVID-19 deaths climb in NY; Chris Cuomo tests positive. New York City’s coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 on Tuesday as an overwhelmed health system embraced the arrival of hundreds of additional paramedics, EMTs and ambulances. The lifeline of health care support includes 500 paramedics and EMTs and 250 more ambulances, city officials said. AP

Mapping the Coronavirus Outbreak Across the World. The coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic, the World Health Organization declared on March 11, with more than 850,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and more than 42,000 deaths worldwide. The outbreak spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan to more than 180 countries and territories since late January—affecting every continent except Antarctica. Cases in the United States now exceed those in China. Efforts to prevent the pneumonia-like illness from spreading further has led to shuttered cities, widespread flight cancellations and shaken financial markets. Bloomberg

UN chief says coronavirus is worst global crisis since World War II: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said the world was lagging in its coordinated fight against the coronavirus, as he launched a plan to address the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic. "This is the most challenging crisis we have faced since the Second World War," the UN chief told a virtual press conference. dpa

Russia identifies 500 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing total cases to 2,337 - HQ. MOSCOW. March 31 (Interfax) - Russia has identified 500 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to more than 2,000, the operative headquarters for coronavirus response said in a statement on Tuesday. "As of today, the Russian Federation has recorded a total of 2,337 coronavirus cases in 73 regions," the statement said. According to the headquarters, 500 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 24 regions of Russia over the past day. Interfax

Russia’s consumer watchdog says 166,600 are under medical monitoring due to coronavirus It is also highlighted that as of Thursday, the watchdog’s laboratories carried out 223,509 coronavirus tests. TASS

For Florida’s uninsured, hospitalization for COVID-19 can be a $35,000 sucker punch. Norma Duarte, a 46-year-old stay-at-home mother of three, does not have health insurance. Neither does her oldest son, 19, nor her 42-year-old husband. The family resides in Mendota, a small rural town west of Fresno, California ⁠— a state that is now one of the epicentres of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the United States. I2000

CDC: 30% of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 have underlying conditions. Americans with diabetes, chronic lung disease and heart disease appear to be at higher risk for severe COVID-19 compared to those who are otherwise healthy, a new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed. UPI

The great cover-up of China: Beijing punished covid whistleblower, claimed it came from the US and 'is STILL lying about death figures' - so what CAN we believe from them? Coronavirus is thought to have originated at a market in Wuhan before spreading China initially tried to cover up the virus and punished those reporting on it. The country then tried to claim that US troops brought the virus over to Wuhan.  Experts and politicians warn the country is lying over infection and death totals. The virus has now infected more than 800,000 people and killed almost 40,000 Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor? DM

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