WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury secretary and the Senate Democratic leader voiced confidence late on Monday for a deal to be reached soon on a far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package that had been stalled in the U.S. Senate as lawmakers haggled over it. Negotiators made great progress on the bipartisan, $2-trillion stimulus measure on
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23 March 2020 – Golf instructor Pete Cowen told the Daily Telegraph in London that he has all the symptoms of coronavirus. Cowen, 69, hasn’t been tested despite having an ambulance come to his London home as his health worsened. “Low oxygen blood levels, high temperature, hot and cold shivers, racing heart rate, shortage of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package remained stalled in the U.S. Senate on Monday as lawmakers haggled over its provisions, but the U.S. Treasury secretary voiced confidence a deal would be reached soon. Democrats said the $2 trillion measure contained too little money for states and hospitals and not enough restrictions on
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s most populous state recorded its highest daily rise in coronavirus cases on Tuesday and officials warned of harsher penalties for anybody violating self-isolation orders as the country stepped closer to a full lockdown. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaks during a state memorial honouring victims of the Australian bushfires at
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FILE PHOTO: Charles Barkley, representing the 1992 United States Olympic “Dream Team” in the Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2010, speaks during the enshrinement news conference at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts August 13, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Charles Barkley: COVID-19 test negative Charles Barkley tested negative for COVID-19 after
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A person works out with the City of London behind as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – A further 54 people have died in the United Kingdom after testing positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 335, the
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FILE PHOTO: Amazon logo is seen in front of diplayed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has approached Amazon and other companies about using their services to step up the delivery of coronavirus tests to frontline health workers, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate were pushing toward agreement on a far-reaching $1 trillion-plus coronavirus stimulus package on Monday after weekend talks ended with no deal. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to the media after a meeting to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation, during
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A medical staff of general practitioners walk to their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test center set up outside a doctor’s office in a tent at Berlin’s Reinickendorf district, Germany, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has risen to 22,672 and 86 people have died from the
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LONDON (Reuters) – UK scientists are to track the spread of the new coronavirus and watch for emerging mutations by using gene sequencing to analyse the strains causing thousands of COVID-19 infections across the country, Britain said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick arrives for a meeting to address the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, at Cabinet Office in London, Britain March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has received the first prototypes of new ventilators to help the health service
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) could be “overwhelmed” by the coronavirus like the Italian health system in just two weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London, Britain March 20, 2020.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) could be “overwhelmed” by the coronavirus like the Italian health system in just two weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned in the face of rising numbers of deaths. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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