This initiative is expected to begin Friday at midnight, and last 30 days, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Ebrard on Twitter said he has asked the border remain open to trade and for work but that he would make announce the conclusion today.
Launching a "cornonavirus job retention scheme", Sunak said grants from HM Revenue and Customs would cover 80% of salaries up to £2,500 a month. The VAT decision was welcomed as it provides an immediate cash benefit to businesses, but it is hard to properly assess the mechanics until the HMRC technical guidance is issued.
Trump said United States authorities were fast-tracking antimalarials chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for use as a coronavirus treatment, making them available "almost immediately". As of Friday, Officials in Lombardy have called on the government to deploy the army to help enforce such measures. China's death count was steady at 3,248, according to an AFP tally.
Lexington's division of Water Quality released a video demonstration of why toilet paper is safe to flush, while wips and paepr towels are not. They said that because of the toilet paper shortage, non-flushables are beginning to cause problems in the City's sewer system.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation ( WHO ), has asked Africa to step up its game in curtailing the spread of coronavirus . "But as Mike said, we can not take this number as the amount of, or the number of cases we have in Africa, probably we have undetected cases or unreported cases", he suspected.
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot said Chicago park facilities and libraries will close on Saturday, but the city's "essential services" like public transit airports and garbage collection "will not cease". "As this epidemic has progressed we've had to make some hard some decisions", Pritzker said during his daily press briefing Friday afternoon. "This is not a lockdown or martial law", she added.