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11/04/2021

Category: Covid 19

Covid-19 gloom begins to lift

Yet to declare victory once those most at risk have been vaccinated would be a mistake. Cases are still too high, and the return of schools next week is likely to push the R-number back up at a time when many adults remain unprotected.

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Covid-19 Global

23,703,665
Total active cases
Updated on 11 April 2021 3:05 pm
136,159,922
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 11 April 2021 3:05 pm
2,941,490
Total deaths
Updated on 11 April 2021 3:05 pm
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Concerns that Britain will struggle to attract migrant workers in the building industry post Brexit

"I have tried to hire local lads, but their wage demands are far too high whilst their work ethics are far too low."

Up to 250,000 Australian jobs could be lost within weeks

As many as 250,000 Australians could lose their jobs in the coming weeks as the Government pulls the plug on its $90 billion subsidy scheme at the end of March

Trader Joe’s employee claims he was fired for suggesting better protection against Covid-19

"These suggestions are not in line with our core values," reads the report. "In addition, you state that Trader Joe's is not showing up for us' without adopting your policies. It is clear you do not understand our values."

WHO’S GETTING WHAT? In The Style, Lloyds Bank, Moderna

Health secretary Matt Hancock has been grilled over his staff's spending of almost £50,000 of taxpayers' money on takeaways
Country/Region
Active cases
Confirmed cases
Deaths
USA
6,870,812
31,869,996
575,595
France
4,621,544
5,023,785
98,602
Netherlands
1,333,894
1,350,665
16,771
Brazil
1,254,973
13,445,006
351,469
India
1,108,057
13,358,805
169,305
Sweden
843,780
857,401
13,621
Belgium
839,627
922,487
23,428
Italy
533,085
3,754,077
113,923
Turkey
463,414
3,798,333
33,702
Ukraine
405,375
1,853,249
37,014
Poland
344,909
2,574,631
58,421
Iran
294,677
2,070,141
64,490
UK
279,227
4,368,045
127,080
Russia
272,895
4,641,390
102,986
Hungary
270,353
720,164
23,417
Mexico
263,724
2,278,420
207,020
Germany
242,745
2,992,803
78,858
Argentina
241,870
2,517,300
57,647
Ireland
212,496
240,643
4,783
Spain
175,262
3,347,512
76,328
Philippines
146,519
864,868
14,945
Honduras
115,202
195,525
4,770
Indonesia
109,958
1,566,995
42,530
Slovakia
105,197
371,062
10,565
Czechia
103,329
1,580,189
27,808
Bangladesh
98,427
684,756
9,739
Iraq
95,380
924,946
14,713
Lebanon
85,831
494,633
6,630
Serbia
80,801
642,208
5,735
Colombia
77,931
2,518,715
65,608
Romania
74,373
1,006,167
25,135
Pakistan
73,875
721,018
15,443
Bulgaria
71,381
371,531
14,351
Canada
70,619
1,052,539
23,287
Jordan
66,334
662,395
7,708
Ethiopia
55,071
227,255
3,146
Switzerland
49,525
617,543
10,452
Chile
45,909
1,068,522
24,213
Kenya
44,249
145,184
2,330
Bolivia
38,321
281,570
12,442
Egypt
38,218
209,677
12,405
Greece
37,933
293,763
8,833
Dominican Republic
37,781
257,186
3,385
Paraguay
37,382
233,745
4,749
Ecuador
37,288
344,877
17,275
Tunisia
36,665
270,297
9,235
Uruguay
35,532
141,380
1,414
Bosnia
35,210
181,927
7,298
Finland
35,185
82,053
868
Algeria
32,759
118,378
3,126
Palestine
32,312
268,132
2,860
Kazakhstan
32,241
269,519
3,221
Austria
31,522
577,007
9,687
Azerbaijan
30,687
283,579
3,879
Japan
29,447
499,793
9,353
Albania
28,639
128,155
2,310
Peru
27,319
1,639,767
54,669
Portugal
25,810
826,928
16,910
Costa Rica
24,766
222,544
3,018
Jamaica
22,665
42,119
669
South Africa
21,589
1,557,527
53,256
Macedonia
21,542
141,157
4,182
Qatar
19,647
189,064
331
Estonia
18,339
114,174
1,028
Armenia
17,119
202,817
3,735
Oman
16,989
171,549
1,776
Lithuania
16,589
226,173
3,687
Mayotte
16,512
19,643
167
Malaysia
15,574
360,856
1,329
Venezuela
15,555
173,786
1,759
Kuwait
14,455
245,704
1,403
Slovenia
13,819
226,499
4,119
UAE
13,760
483,747
1,531
French Polynesia
13,669
18,652
141
Norway
13,564
103,200
684
Moldova
13,549
240,886
5,369
Croatia
13,241
292,516
6,308
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
12,081
167,825
2,823
Cyprus
11,702
51,035
272
Bahrain
10,959
155,402
554
Guatemala
10,881
202,640
7,001
Guadeloupe
9,724
12,140
174
Mozambique
9,406
68,578
789
Martinique
8,873
9,028
57
Denmark
8,721
237,792
2,441
Saudi Arabia
8,360
398,435
6,754
S. Korea
7,682
109,559
1,768
Nigeria
7,578
163,736
2,060
Papua New Guinea
7,528
8,442
68
Myanmar
7,517
142,576
3,206
French Guiana
7,460
17,549
94
Georgia
7,216
288,396
3,877
Belarus
7,197
336,038
2,354
Somalia
6,537
12,271
605
Latvia
6,460
107,608
1,986
Mongolia
5,833
15,014
22
Lesotho
5,718
10,707
315
Cuba
5,161
85,572
453
Syrian Arab Republic
4,855
20,118
1,368
Morocco
4,782
501,688
8,891
Curaçao
4,712
11,180
63
Montenegro
4,526
94,035
1,365
Panama
4,320
358,377
6,159
Thailand
4,314
32,625
97
Mali
4,199
11,705
405
Luxembourg
4,008
63,650
768
Israel
3,890
835,871
6,294
Cameroon
3,886
61,731
919
Botswana
3,835
42,674
636
Sudan
3,834
30,111
2,063
Madagascar
3,685
28,063
500
Gabon
3,053
20,636
127
Maldives
3,028
25,524
67
Nepal
2,961
280,028
3,040
Sri Lanka
2,791
95,018
596
Afghanistan
2,724
57,242
2,529
Kyrgyzstan
2,676
90,019
1,519
Togo
2,641
11,947
116
Burundi
2,340
3,119
6
Nicaragua
2,323
6,727
179
Yemen
2,218
5,276
1,031
Guinea
2,201
20,807
133
Australia
2,137
29,402
909
Cambodia
2,057
4,238
29
Rwanda
1,957
23,343
314
DRC
1,956
28,542
745
Djibouti
1,865
9,722
94
Congo
1,739
10,084
137
Uzbekistan
1,528
84,922
634
El Salvador
1,480
66,489
2,051
Ghana
1,414
91,260
754
Cabo Verde
1,375
18,629
177
Réunion
1,374
17,508
123
Malawi
1,318
33,805
1,127
Namibia
1,204
45,323
564
Haiti
1,142
12,840
251
Guyana
1,104
11,044
252
Sierra Leone
1,088
3,995
79
Benin
970
7,515
93
Angola
891
23,331
550
Zimbabwe
873
37,273
1,538
Bermuda
871
1,773
14
Zambia
785
90,029
1,226
Andorra
607
12,497
120
Aruba
573
10,016
92
Malta
558
29,614
402
Guinea-Bissau
553
3,678
66
Trinidad and Tobago
514
8,382
145
Timor-Leste
503
947
1
Suriname
445
9,278
179
St. Barth
444
907
1
Mauritius
429
1,191
12
Côte d'Ivoire
411
45,145
261
San Marino
394
4,956
85
Wallis and Futuna
383
432
5
Central African Republic
361
5,491
74
Bahamas
338
9,364
189
Equatorial Guinea
314
7,219
106
Tanzania
305
509
21
Singapore
301
60,653
30
Gambia
289
5,602
168
China
286
90,410
4,636
Saint Martin
282
1,693
12
Seychelles
280
4,395
24
Eritrea
271
3,447
10
Mauritania
240
18,012
450
Antigua and Barbuda
231
1,197
30
Vietnam
229
2,693
35
Burkina Faso
211
12,956
152
Senegal
179
39,431
1,078
Chad
172
4,625
167
Hong Kong
169
11,582
207
South Sudan
168
10,372
114
Caribbean Netherlands
137
1,516
14
Niger
137
5,072
188
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
129
1,790
10
Saint Lucia
123
4,347
64
Uganda
118
41,140
337
Monaco
113
2,374
31
New Zealand
108
2,574
26
Iceland
103
6,258
29
Isle of Man
100
1,574
29
Liechtenstein
91
2,753
56
Barbados
88
3,719
44
Comoros
66
3,789
146
New Caledonia
63
121
0
Belize
61
12,485
318
Turks and Caicos Islands
60
2,357
17
Swaziland
59
17,373
669
Liberia
58
2,042
85
Sao Tome and Principe
49
2,263
35
Bhutan
42
918
1
Sint Maarten
40
2,185
27
Cayman Islands
27
516
2
Taiwan
24
1,057
11
British Virgin Islands
18
178
1
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
27
0
Brunei
10
219
3
Channel Islands
9
4,051
86
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
6
60
0
Dominica
6
165
0
Lao People's Democratic Republic
4
51
0
Anguilla
3
25
0
Gibraltar
3
4,277
94
Vanuatu
2
3
0
Fiji
2
68
2
Grenada
2
155
1
Samoa
1
3
0
Western Sahara
1
10
1
Solomon Islands
1
19
0
Macao
1
49
0
Micronesia
0
1
0
Marshall Islands
0
4
0
MS Zaandam
0
9
2
Montserrat
0
20
1
Saint Pierre Miquelon
0
24
0
Greenland
0
31
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
0
44
0
Faroe Islands
0
661
1
Diamond Princess
0
712
13
Tajikistan
0
13,308
90
Updated on 11 April 2021 3:05 pm

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