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Coronavirus: Hong Kong hits grim milestone of 1,000 cases as authorities urge people to stay home over Easter holiday

Hong Kong reached the grim milestone of 1,000 coronavirus cases on Saturday as authorities urged the public to stay at home during the long Easter weekend after thousands flocked to beaches and the countryside the previous day.Underlining the severity of the situation, a leading microbiologist said containing the outbreak before July was almost impossible as not enough people had developed immunity to the virus.The warning came as the city recorded 11 new infections, the fewest since March 17,…

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The data on global coronavirus-related trade and job losses is grim, but the worst is yet to come

Memories of the pain and harm done by the US-China trade war and six months of street violence across Hong Kong may not have faded, but they have, in the past three months, been overwhelmed by the coronavirus, and the unremitting angst that this invisible enemy has caused in communities worldwide.So it is not good news that the worst is yet to come, and might not be done with us until well into 2021.We are only now beginning to sense the scale of the economic harm being inflicted in the fight…

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Coronavirus latest: India to extend lockdown, Singapore cases up, Spain’s death toll falls

The United States became the first country to report more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day, marking a grim milestone as billions around the world celebrated the Easter holiday weekend under lockdown from home.The global death toll from the virus has surged past 102,000, with the United States quickly becoming the epicentre of the pandemic that first emerged in China late last year.Europe has so far shouldered the majority of all deaths and infections – though there were signs of…

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Trump tries to push fast-forward on the pandemic

A startling 6.6 million people filed their first claims for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total for the past three weeks to 16.8 million people. That's about 11% of the US labor force -- a shocking number, given that unemployment was at a historic low until the pandemic erupted -- and a grim new indicator of the scope of damage the coronavirus has wreaked on the US economy.

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‘It’s within our power’ to defy grim projections, Fauci tells America

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Spain passes 10,000 deaths after highest single-day rise yet, but curve is stabilizing

Spain passed another grim milestone as it grappled to contain its coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, reporting that more than 10,000 have now died in the country as a result of the virus.

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