Normal UK Life May Not Return For 6 Months – Normal life may not return to the UK for up to six months as the government warned that strict social distancing measures may continue into the summer to help the National Health Service cope with coronavirus. [ft]
Worldwide Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 33,000; Over 710,000 Reported Infections – The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hot spots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country. [philin]
Spain And Italy Deaths Continue To Soar By Hundreds Each Day – The number of people to have died after testing positive for the coronavirus has risen by 838 in Spain and 756 in Italy. [sky]
Trump Extends US Social Distancing Until April 30 – President says US death rate is likely to peak in two weeks, extends social distancing guidelines through April 30. [alja]
Police Break Up ‘Massive’ Karaoke Party During UK Lockdown – Derbyshire officers said they were in “absolute shock” when they attended the address on Saturday night. [sky]
Mercedes F1 To Make Breathing Aid – A breathing aid that can help keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week. [bbc]
How You Can Help Local Businesses Survive During Lockdown – Small local businesses are likely to bear the brunt of the economic strain that a lockdown places on the economy. Here are some ways you can help. [here]
Western Cape’s 310 Covid-19 Cases Broken Down By Area – Western Cape premier Alan Winde said on Sunday that the province had recorded 310 Covid-19 infections as of Sunday and most fell within the city of Cape Town. [tlive]
No, Cigarettes Are Not Essential During Lockdown, Say Police – Police stubbed out rumours swirling online on Sunday evening that government had backtracked on its decision to ban the sale of cigarettes during the national lockdown. [tlive]
Striking Photos Show Empty Landmarks Around The World – With more than one-third of the world’s population hunkered down indoors, once-bustling international landmarks and attractions are now vacant. [mash]
What Is Jack Parow Doing During Lockdown? – Give him a call and ask him yourself! Jack Parow is available on TIMON for instant voice and text chats. [timonapp.com]
What Is John Smit Doing During Lockdown? – Give him a call and ask him yourself! John Smit is available on TIMON for instant voice and text chats. [timonapp.com]
You Can Now Use Any Saswitch ATM Without Extra Fees, To Stop Unnecessary Travel – South African banks will not charge Saswitch fees, the extra fees for using the ATM of a competing bank, during the Covid-19 disaster, Standard Bank said on Sunday. [busins]
Juventus Players To Forgo €90 Million To Help Club Through Coronavirus Crisis – Italian league leaders Juventus have announced players and manager have agreed to forgo €90 million in wages to help the club through the coronavirus crisis. [eune]
Coronavirus Vaccine: When Will It Be Ready? – Human trials will begin imminently – but even if they go well and a cure is found, there are many barriers before global immunisation is feasible. [guardian]
Trump Says US Will Not Pay For Prince Harry And Meghan’s Security. They Say They Don’t Need The Help – President Donald Trump said Sunday that the United States would not pay to protect Prince Harry and his wife Meghan if they move to the US, but the Duke and Duchess say they’re not asking for any help. [cnn]
How Russia Is Using Authoritarian Tech To Curb Coronavirus – Russia under President Vladimir Putin has pioneered authoritarian tech: Last year, the Kremlin leader approved measures that would enable the creation of a “sovereign” Russian internet, able to be firewalled from the rest of the world. [cnn]
‘He Didn’t Even Pretend To Let Us Win’… Growing Up With The World’s Biggest Stars, By Their Children – The sons and daughters of John Wayne, John Lennon, Caitlyn Jenner and others tell us what it was like to grow up with a world-famous dad. [guardian]
6 Stories Of Roommates Who Hooked Up While Isolating At Home Together – True tales of queer lust, gay yearning, and microwavable entrees, all under one roof. [vice]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
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