In order to follow good hygiene rules in the current situation, riders are advised to wash their hands before and after a ride, and also, if possible, to open the window to provide clean air in the auto. Reuters reports that this week ride-sharing firm Uber announced it would be suspending shared rides on its platform in the United States and Canada to limit the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero on Sunday in another emergency move to help support the economy amid the fallout of the global coronavirus pandemic . One FOMC member dissented from the vote. "Market expectations have gone up after another big cut by the Federal Reserve", said Naveen Singh, head of fixed-income at ICICI Securities Primary Dealership Ltd.in Mumbai .
The OCR has also been cut to 0.25%. "The RBNZ's emergency rate cut of 75 basis points is a last-ditch attempt to alleviate an nearly inevitable recession". There will be no further OCR review on March 25, as originally planned. But he said the move was also meant to show that the RBNZ was not at this point contemplating negative interest rates, even as the policy options for central banks dwindle globally.
Supermarket giants, Coles and Woolworths , have moved to introduce a number of temporary measures in a bid to help support the shopping needs of the elderly and people with a disability in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. "Now - more than ever - we need to be kind to each other, especially to those most vulnerable". Both home delivery and click-and-collect orders are fulfilled from shelf stock at the closest supermarket on the day of the request.
The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey confirmed that the areas the passenger went through were checked on security camera footage and cleaning immediately began. The man is now isolated after arriving Wednesday night at Palm Beach International Airport aboard a JetBlue flight, according to the Florida Department of Health.
For small and medium sized businesses, the business interruption loan scheme announced last week will now provide loans of up to £5 million, increasing from £1.2 million. "I said whatever it takes, and I meant it". The scrapping of the rates for all hospitality businesses is absolutely vital and I welcome this, particularly for our London business.