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US, sets record, new COVID cases, third day, nearly 69,000

US sets record for new COVID cases third day in a row at nearly 69,000

07 July, 2020 8:21 am 8:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New cases of COVID-19 rose by nearly 69,000 across the United States on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, setting a record for the third consecutive day as Walt Disney Co. stuck to its plans to reopen its flagship theme park in hard-hit Florida. A total of eight U.S. states – Alaska, … Read More

Federal govt abolishes over 90,000 posts of BPS 1-16 vacant for one year

07 July, 2020 10:33 pm 10:33 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has abolished over 90,000 posts of BPS-16 and below lying vacant for one year in different divisions and ministries. The Establishment Division has issued a letter in this regard. The posts have been abolished in the name of reforms. On the other hand, implementation of the decision has … Read More

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Federal cabinet approves Rs2,000 increase in pension of industrial workers

07 July, 2020 6:19 pm 6:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved an Rs2,000 increase in the pensions of industrial workers. According to sources, now the EOBI pensioners will get Rs8,500 per month instead of Rs6,500. The pension has been increased from January 2020. During the meeting, the cabinet members also paid glowing tributes to the people … Read More

WHO director, Americas, 226,000, died, COVID-19, region

WHO director for Americas says 226,000 have died of COVID-19 in region

06 June, 2020 8:28 am 8:28 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Nearly half of all COVID-19 cases globally can be found in the Americas and the numbers continue to climb, the World Health Organization’s regional director for the Americas, Carissa Etienne, said on Wednesday. As of June 23, there have been more than 4.5 million COVID-19 cases and 226,000 deaths reported in the … Read More

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More than 600,000 lose work in UK as COVID hits jobs market

06 June, 2020 4:18 pm 4:18 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people on British employers’ payrolls fell by more than 600,000 in April and May as the coronavirus lockdown hit the labour market, and vacancies plunged by the most on record, data showed on Tuesday. The jobless rate unexpectedly held at 3.9% over the three months to April, but that … Read More

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Britain says nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests sent to US lab came back void

06 June, 2020 7:23 pm 7:23 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests which Britain sent to a US lab for processing came back void, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Thursday, adding to a mounting pile of questions over the UK’s testing regime. The admission comes in a week where the government has faced criticism by a statistics watchdog … Read More

Over 600,000, coronavirus, patients, likely, Lahore, Health Dept

Over 600,000 coronavirus patients likely in Lahore: Health Dept

06 June, 2020 5:41 pm 5:41 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Over 600,000 coronavirus patients are likely in Lahore, according to a summary forwarded by the Punjab Health Department to Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar. The summary was prepared on the basis of smart sampling and random sampling. “Under directions of the Punjab government and technical assistance of the Working Group, … Read More

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Americans soak up sun on beaches as coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

05 May, 2020 9:47 pm 9:47 pm

(Reuters) – Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic. The Memorial Day weekend that signals the start of the US summer is normally a time when cemeteries across … Read More

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Global coronavirus death toll hits 200,000

04 April, 2020 8:21 am 8:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global deaths linked to the coronavirus passed 200,000 on Saturday, while confirmed cases of the virus are expected to hit 3 million in coming days, according to a Reuters tally. More than half of the fatalities have been reported by the United States, Spain and Italy. The first death linked to the … Read More

US, coronavirus, death toll, 52,000, states, reopening

As US coronavirus death toll tops 52,000, handful of states move toward reo...

04 April, 2020 12:34 pm 12:34 pm

ATLANTA (Reuters) – With the US coronavirus death toll topping 52,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several other states took tentative steps at reopening businesses on Saturday, despite disapproval from President Donald Trump and medical experts. Fitness clubs, hair salons, tattoo parlors and some other workplaces were … Read More

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Global coronavirus death toll crosses 160,000

04 April, 2020 2:54 pm 2:54 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – COVID-19 has infected more than 2.3 million people and killed at least 160,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Japan’s reported coronavirus cases have surpassed 10,000 as medical workers warn the country’s health system isn’t prepared for what might come. Protesters are gathering in several US states to oppose stay-at-home orders. … Read More

Spain's, coronavirus, deaths, tick up, near 14,000

Spain’s coronavirus deaths tick up again to near 14,000

04 April, 2020 11:11 pm 11:11 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s pace of coronavirus deaths ticked up for the first time in five days on Tuesday, with 743 people succumbing overnight, but there was still hope the national lockdown might be eased soon. Tuesday’s toll from the health ministry compared to 637 deaths registered during the previous 24 hours, taking the total … Read More

Coronavirus, cases, likely, touch, 50000, April 25, report

Coronavirus cases likely to touch 50,000 by April 25: report

04 April, 2020 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The number of coronavirus patients is likely to touch 50,000 by April 25. According to a report submitted to the Supreme Court of Pakistan by the National Action Plan on Saturday, 7,000 reported cases can be serious while 2,500 patient can be in a critical condition. The report says that testing … Read More

Spain's, coronavirus deaths, top 10,000, 'glimpse , hope

Spain’s coronavirus deaths top 10,000, yet there is ‘glimpse of...

04 April, 2020 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s death toll from the coronavirus rose above 10,000 on Thursday after a record 950 people died overnight, but health officials saw a glimmer of hope with the epidemic slowing in terms of proportional daily increases in infections and deaths. Spain has the world’s second-highest death toll after Italy at 10,003 but … Read More

US, coronavirus death toll rises, past 3,000, deadliest day

US coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

03 March, 2020 8:26 am 8:26 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country’s mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed US Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the city’s desperate fight. In a grim new milestones … Read More