Financial Times: The number of deaths in the new global crown may be 60% more than official statistics
"Financial Times" analysis of the death toll in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Britain, France, Italy and other 14 countries during the current epidemic shows that the death toll of new coronary pneumonia may be nearly 60% higher than the official calculation. It is estimated that the number of deaths beyond normal in these countries has reached 122,000, which is much higher than the official figure of 77,000 during the same period. Calculate the world at this ratio, then the number of people worldwide dying of new coronary pneumonia will increase from the current 201,000 to as many as 318,000. The analysis believes that the accuracy of the official death figures is limited by the strength of a country's detection capabilities.
CNN: Trump retreats from public view
Last Thursday, US President Trump made an amazing speech at the epidemic briefing, saying that injection of disinfectant may kill the virus. This "recommendation" caused public anger. The president later reduced the press conference, and even refused to accept reporters' questions. After negative reports of avalanches and condemnation from public health experts, the "injured" Trump stayed in the White House this weekend and only complained on Twitter. At present, some states are preparing to resume work and resume production, and the public seeks the correct advice from scientists and medical experts. In this case, the president ’s absence from the press conference and withdrawal from the public eye may be a good medicine for Americans.
ANSA, Italy: Higher Institute of Health says the outbreak in northern Italy started in January
The Italian Higher Institute of Health said that the new crown epidemic in Lombardy and other parts of northern Italy began "far earlier" than previously thought, "obviously in January or even earlier." The institute also stated that from an infection perspective, Italian cases are concentrated in “nursing homes, homes and workplaces”.
Kyodo News: If the epidemic ends in the next few months, 60% of SMEs say they can survive the crisis
Nearly 60% of SMEs said that they could survive the new crown epidemic and the shutdown of related companies, but only if the epidemic ends in the next few months. The survey conducted by NN Life Insurance Company at the end of March said that 20.3% of companies said that if the epidemic ends at the end of this month, they can withstand the impact of the virus. Some companies mentioned the end of May or the end of June. Even 24.2% of companies said that even if the epidemic continues until next year, their business will not be affected.
Australia's "Times": more than 1.13 million Australians download the new crown security application
Over one million Australians have downloaded a new crown contact tracking application. After installing the app, users will be notified if they have been in close contact (1.5 meters) with another virus test result for more than 15 minutes. Prime Minister Morrison said that if enough people use the app, then social distance measures can be relaxed. The government estimates that at least 40% of the population must download and use this app to have the greatest effect.
In addition, the World Health Organization revised the guidelines on Sunday, saying that the new crown healers can expect a certain degree of protection. Earlier, WHO reminded not to have the idea of "immunization pass", and the recovered may be infected twice.
"Hindustan Times": Inland Revenue Department officials raise 40% income tax and epidemic relief tax, under investigation
A report entitled "Financial Options and Responses to the New Crown Outbreak" was uploaded to social networking sites. The report made recommendations, such as raising the income tax on the rich to 40%, and levying a 4% epidemic relief tax, with the goal of rebuilding the Indian economy hit by the epidemic. However, two officials of the Ministry of Finance, who knew the inside story, said that this was a "non-responsible act" by a few tax officials, and their recommendations were "not well thought out."
Yonhap: New cases kept low, social distance (measures) relaxed soon
South Korea reported 10 new cases of new coronavirus in the past day on Monday, 7 of which were imported cases. This is the fifth consecutive day that the number of new cases in Korea has remained at or below 10. The government believes that due to social alienation measures, South Korea has avoided the worst. At present, it seems that the social distance measure will continue until the 5th of next month, after which it will enter "isolation of daily life". In other words, schools and workplaces have basically returned to normal.
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