The UK reported more than 1,300 deaths from Covid-19 on Friday, the highest daily rate since the start of the pandemic. Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, said the spread of Covid-19 in London was ‘out of control’, adding that in some parts of the city one in 20 people is infected with the disease.
Indonesia has “lost control” of its coronavirus response, experts warn, hampering a planned massive rollout of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine in the fourth most populous country in the world. The Southeast Asian nation is fighting one of the regions most persistent outbreaks with ineffective lockdowns.
While Europe suffers from strict blocking of the coronavirus, the airport in Dubai, the UAE’s trading hub, has been rammed as British, French and Russian tourists poured into what has recently become the world most open city, where visitors can enjoy restaurants, bars, and even socially detached raves.
The UK government will be rolling out massive community testing across England to identify people who have Covid-19 but are not showing any symptoms. The program, announced Sunday morning by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, enables all 317 UK local authorities provide rapid testing.
Mike Speiser of Sutter Hill Ventures, which has a $ 13.3 billion stake in Snowflake
Private investors in Snowflake together have more than $ 48 billion in shares. His software product, which allows companies to remotely store and analyze large data sets proven hugely popular in public markets as investors clamoring for companies benefiting from the shift to remote working during the pandemic.
Commerzbank has increased its bad loan provisions for the second time since November as Germany’s second largest bank braces for a bigger blow from the last lockdown in the country. It reserves “at least” € 1.7 billion for credit losses, an increase of nearly one-fifth from the previous forecast.
Airbus chief Guillaume Faury said he was “cautiously optimistic” about a recovery in aircraft demand, as the aircraft manufacturer’s 34 percent decrease in deliveries During 2020 to 566, Mr. Faury said the group still hopes to increase production of single-aisle aircraft in the second half of the year.
The vaccine Covid-19 developed by BioNTech and Pfizer has been shown to be effective against the highly transmissible variants of coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa. Researchers from Pfizer and the University of Texas found that the vaccine can neutralize a virus contain the N501Y mutation.