The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will requires that current and future employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Neel Kashkari, president of the bank, revealed in a blog post that the bank told its 1,100 employees that they had to be completely vaccinated by the end of August.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused against suggestions that people who test negative for coronavirus after being asked to isolate himself he should be allowed to go free. Nowadays, people who have been in contact with someone who has given positive tests for Covid-19 are required to self-isolate for up to 10 days, even if they subsequently test negative.
Health officials in Mississippi, the least vaccinated state in the United States, have revealed that more than 75 percent of coronavirus infections during a 10-day period in June there were almost Delta variants. Thomas Dobbs, state health official, said on Twitter that 78% of Covid-19 cases from June 16 to 25 were the most transmissible variant.
While the United States, China and Europe are showing signs of a strong economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, many countries are raising infection rates, Said IMF chief executive Kristalina Georgieva. Georgieva warned of a “deep divergence” between the countries in a surveillance note for G20 nations, ahead of the July 9-10 group meeting in Venice, Italy.
British ministers are allowing truck drivers to work longer hours in an attempt to resolve a acute staff shortage which interrupts deliveries and threatens to raise prices to the consumer. But both transport companies and unions said changing the rules aimed at ensuring safety would make little difference in the short term – and that if something aggravated the sector’s long-term recruitment problems, it would make working conditions worse. already difficult even less attractive.
Wednesday New York celebrated its essential workers with a ticker-tape parade in its honor, ma a heat advice cuts and parties. First responders, doctors, nurses, professors and transportation workers rode more than a dozen cars in the city’s Heroes Canyon in lower Manhattan, as water was distributed along the parade road.
The Brazilian state hit Amazonas reported zero deaths connected to the coronavirus for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The vast state of the rainforest has been the site of heartbreaking scenes throughout the pandemic, particularly in January this year when the lack of oxygen supplies in the capital Manaus triggered a number of asphyxiation deaths.
The UK is shares its genomic sequencing technology with other countries since concern is growing around the world for the spread of new coronavirus variants. Public Health England said Wednesday it will send equipment, technical advice and training to Brazil, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Pakistan, which will help them identify and track the virus.
Global demand for air travel is “estimated” by excessive government restrictions, said the International Air Transport Association. Total flight demand marked marginally in May, but was still 62 percent lower than the levels recorded during the same month in 2019, Iata said. April figures showed a 65% drop.