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Authorities Beijing described new homes in the Chinese capital as “very serious” and warned residents not to travel outside the city unless absolutely necessary. In a press conference reported by state media, city officials also said they had raised the risk level virus for their second highest category and would tighten infection control and restore the lockdown. measures.
In North America’s first tennis event will take place behind closed doors, New York State, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced. The US Openheld annually in New York City, will take place from August 31 to September 13, as scheduled, but without fans in the stadium. This year of the Wimbledon tournament has been canceled and the French Open, originally scheduled for May-June, pushed to the end of September.
Jay Powell, President of the Federal Reserve, has warned Congress of the “great uncertainty” surrounding the “timing and strength” of US economic recoveryafter a few encouraging the data fueled hope for a quick exit from the pandemic-triggered recession. In the Senate Banking Committee’s prepared remarks, Powell struck a cautious tone on America’s economic outlook, in line with most Fed officials’ expectations.
The US border crossers of Canada will remain largely closed for at least a month, Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau said. The nearly 9,000 kilometer border has been closed, except for the return of citizens, commerce and most travel since the end of March. Trudeau said the two countries have agreed to extend the deal until July 21. Canada has confirmed 99,147 cases of Covid-19, while the United States has recorded more than 2m.
A drop in purchases by companies in the industries most affected by the coronavirus turnover crisis at Oracle in the last quarter, according to figures released Tuesday. Shares of corporate software maker in the US fell 5% in after-market trading after it reported 6% decline in revenue for the quarter, reaching $ 10.4 billion. . Two percentage points of the decline were caused by currency fluctuations, the company said.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised a UK study which found that a generic steroids may cut the risk of dying from severe Covid-19 cases. Scientists announced earlier Tuesday that trials of dexamethasone have so far been successful. Peter Horby of the University of Oxford, speaking alongside Mr. Johnson, describes dexamethasone as a “very boring” drug that has been around for over 60 years and is “very inexpensive”.

Dubai says it is on track to curb the coronavirus, citing a “significant drop” in the number of cases and an increase in recoveries in recent weeks. While Dubai has been opening up its economy since the end of its 24-hour curfew through most of April, neighbors of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi have extended a lockdown that has started more early this month, keeping the capital cut off from the rest of the United Arab Emirates.
Cricket Australias CEO Kevin Roberts, who was replaced yesterday, became the third chief of a sports code in the country to lose their jobs. The heads of the rugby union and the xv rugby league also left the lock coronavirus thrown most of the sporting finance bodies into chaos after revenues from broadcast rights were withheld and ticket sales were suspended .


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