Coronavirus LIVE: Govt says plasma therapy in trial stage; India toll 939

Joseph B. Hash

Coronavirus updates in India: India’s whole count of coronavirus (Covid-19) situations has reached 29,451 and the death toll at present stands at 939, according to Worldometer info. With situations consistently growing, the nationwide lockdown may be prolonged over and above May well three. A lot of states appeared to identified as for this in the course of their conference with Primary Minister Narendra Modi in a video clip-convention on Monday. It was not time nevertheless to raise the curbs, they suggested.
 
Coronavirus environment report: Globally, 3,077,166 people have been contaminated by corona and 211,964 people have died from
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HIMSSCast: The financial toll of COVID-19 for health systems

Joseph B. Hash

Christopher Kerns, Advisory Board’s Vice President, Executive Insights, joins Jonah Comstock, director of Written content Progress and the Healthcare Finance News staff, Running Editor Susan Morse and Affiliate Editor Jeff Lagasse, for a conversation about what this pandemic implies for healthcare facility bottom traces, how they’re surviving, and how they should really be preparing for a re-opening of elective and nonessential processes.

 

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Hospitals furlough team, minimize medical doctor salaries ready for CARES Act resources

Hospitals get additional $20 billion infusion of CARES Act resources

U.S. hospitals are struggling money hurt thanks to COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman

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Gardens of woe: Lockdown takes heavy toll on tea output

Joseph B. Hash

Tea production in the current tea season (March to October) is expected to plunge due to uncontrolled growth of tea bushes and proliferation of weeds as the tea gardens remain shut during the countrywide Covid lockdown.

Though the Ministry of Home Affairs has exempted tea industry from the lockdown, State governments and district magistrates are yet to pass similar orders with proper restrictions.

This apart, tea estates have to deal with infestation of pests, with garden maintenance activities almost non-existent during the lockdown period.

Substantial efforts are needed to bring bushes back to a state conducive for growing and plucking.

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In France, Scrutiny of Nursing Homes Brings Soaring Coronavirus Death Toll

Joseph B. Hash

PARIS—France has turn into one particular of the 1st nations in the earth to systematically report the effects of the new coronavirus in its nursing households, elevating the nation’s official demise toll from the virus by far more than forty%.

France is pressing nursing households across the country—7,000 institutions housing 600,000 elderly people—to report deaths of verified or suspected coronavirus individuals to well being authorities. So much, the place has tallied 3,237 deaths in nursing households due to the fact March one, in accordance to the well being ministry. Only about…

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