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Women suffer from economic vulnerability and seem to take a large share of household chores and childcare. Guardian columnist Gabby Hinsleaf looks at whether the virus is a big step towards women’s rights:
American Airlines and United Airlines, U.S. The two largest carriers, said they are starting to lose more than 32,000 workers on Thursday, as expectations for a last-minute bailout from Washington have dwindled.
Both airlines told employees that in a memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday, they were ready to reverse the furlough, which affected operations by as much as 13% before the outbreak before the deal was reached.
Hundreds of thousands of employees of those airlines and others, including Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines, have accepted the buyout or absenteeism leaflet with the aim of reducing headcount, as carriers fight the health crisis that plagues the global travel industry.
U.S. The airline is requesting a further 25 25 billion paycheck to protect jobs for another six months as the current package, which banned furloughs, expires at midnight EDT.
Police in Canada have indicted dozens of people and seized millions of dollars worth of property after learning that a legal casino has been shut down due to the coronavirus Los Cadown, an underground area north of Toronto is developing as an underground.
York Region Police on Wednesday announced 74 charges in connection with a months-long investigation into illegal gambling in Ontario. With 29 arrests, police seized more than 10 million in assets, firearms, cash and the highest amount of alcohol:
Accumulated cases per 100,000 double per week in Northern Ireland
P.A. According to media reports, Stormant’s health minister is to recommend more coronavirus restrictions in Northern Ireland, as it has the highest number of infections reported in a 24-hour period – 424 – as the region’s testing regime expands, according to P.A.
The number of seven-day cases per 100,000 population in Northern Ireland has almost doubled to 103.6 from 58.1 last week.
Robin Swann said it would be “inconceivable” that the power-sharing executive would not proceed to announce the new move after a meeting of ministers on Thursday.
The minister said that while the two-week full lockdown – a so-called circuit breaker – would not be released on Thursday, he did not consider Halloween a mid-term break or possible. But the possibility of such a movement before.
“We are now paying attention to the serious crisis facing us,” he said. “I can’t put this in more perfect terms – our health and social care service and Covid – a crisis for many of the 19 victims.”
Mr Swann added: “Now that I’m the health minister, I’m worried about what’s going to happen in the next few months.”
Homes cannot currently be found indoors in Northern Ireland while outdoor social gatherings are limited to six people in more than two households. The 11 a.m. curfew will take effect on Thursday when pubs and restaurants close.
Mr Swann indicated that further restrictions could include additional restrictions on hospitality, family and community interactions and personal travel.
He said areas where facial ings were mandatory to wear could be extended.
With over 300 infections per 100,000 people – the Dairy City and Straben County area of Northern Ireland has the highest infection rate anywhere in the UK.
Lost 34 million jobs in Latin America
The United Nations International Labor Organization said Wednesday that at least 34 million jobs have been lost in Latin America due to the coronavirus epidemic.
The ILO has urged countries in the region to adopt immediate strategies to tackle the problem, the AP reports.
An earlier estimate by the ILO at the start of the LO Gust calculated that 14 million jobs had been lost in the sector.
Vinius Pinheiro, director of the Organization for Latin America and the Caribbean, calls it an unprecedented challenge.
Pinhero said economic activity improved in the third quarter and there is a temporary recovery in employment, according to preliminary data.
He said structural problems in the sector such as low productivity, income inequality and a large percentage of people work by keeping books closed.
The ILO figures were based on data from nine countries, which account for 0% of the region’s workforce.
The ILO lists Latin America and the Caribbean as the world’s worst-affected regions, losing working hours, down 20.9% in the first quarter of the year, compared to the global average of 11.7%.
Madrid Lockdown Looms
Residents of Madrid, the hotspot of the infection, will have to be banned from traveling without the necessary trips under the new rules to combat coronavirus resurgence, the Spanish government said on Wednesday.
But regional officials said the decision had no legal basis, with Reuters reports that a phase of political show-down has been arranged in the region, which accounts for more than a third of Spain’s 133,604 new cases in the past two weeks.
“The health of Madrid is the health of Spain. Madrid is special, “Health Minister Salvador Ila told a news conference.” The new rules will be announced as they come into force in the coming days.
The capital city, which has a population of more than a million people and nine surrounding municipalities, each with at least 100,000 inhabitants, is looking for closed borders for outsiders for non-essential visits, the government said.
People will be allowed to cross borders for work, school, doctor visits or shopping, but not for leisure.
Other measures include closing bars and rest restaurants at 11 a.m., the previous 1 a.m. curfew, as well as closing parks and playgrounds.
Social gatherings will be limited to six people.
Madrid has 735 cases per 100,000 people, the highest in any region of Europe and double the Spanish national rate.
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Under the new coronavirus ban announced by the Spanish government, Madrid residents are banned from leaving the city except for the required trips.
Here are the main developments of the last few hours:
- Experts warn that the virus is out of control in the UK. British health experts have acknowledged that Covid-19 is out of control in the country as the number of cases and hospital admissions continue to rise despite many new restrictions on social gatherings. “Things are definitely going in the wrong direction,” Patrick Vallens, the UK’s chief scientific adviser, told a government press conference, with 7,10 cases and deaths.
- The epidemic could cost 46 million jobs globally to slow down travel. The impact of coronavirus on travel could cost 46 million jobs globally, according to estimates released by the aviation industry group, the Air Transport Action Group (ATA) predicts that travel slowdown and slow recovery recovery threaten 4.8 million aviation workers. Will give. And le million..7 million out of a total of more than half of the total jobs are indirectly or indirectly supported in the related leisure industries and supply chains.
- There is no clear connection between school opening and covid increase, The study finds. The widespread reopening of schools after the downdown and vacation is not generally linked to rising Covid-19 rates, a study from 191 countries found, but the closure of the lockdown will leave 300bn missed school days “epidemic study debt” of 2020. An analysis by the Geneva-based independent educational foundation Insights for Education said it would lose 84% of children in poor countries out of 300 billion days, and warned that 711 million students were still out of school.
- The survey found energetic young people, like older people, about cowardly steps. Young people are as diligent about coronavirus hygiene routines as their older counterparts, but are more stressed by the epidemic and are willing to give up a high percentage of their income to prevent it, according to a global survey. Running the infection rate.
- The Italian Senate has been suspended after two members of the Covid-19 fell ill. Parliamentary activity was suspended after Marco Crotiti and Francisco Molme from the ruling Five Star Movement tested positive.
- The Czech Republic is about to enter a state of emergency to control the increase in cases. Earlier, Health Minister Roman Primula said the government would declare a state of emergency for 0 days, and would limit gatherings to 20 people from outside and 10 people for at least the first two weeks. Audiences will also be banned from sporting events, while secondary schools will be closed and medical students will be called upon to help in hospitals for at least 14 days.