Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 2, 2020

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Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 2, 2020

Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 2, 2020

Worldwide cases has passed the one million mark; the US federal stockpile has thousands of broken ventilators; and New Orleans’ death rate is seven times that of New York’s. Here’s Coronavirus daily digest at home and around the world:

The total number of cases worldwide has passed one million, with 1,014,499 confirmed as at the end of today. Over fifty thousand death, of those, 53,159 have died, and over 200,000 have recovered. The U.S. has twice as many cases as any other country, with around 244,433 confirmed. With 29,430 new cases and more than 6,000 people have died.

How much food should you buy to feed your family for a period of two weeks? A new calculator will tell you.

Cell phone data shows places where people continued to move around even as most of the country was under lockdown orders, is helping the spread of the virus.

Do it yourself, how to make a DIY mask that works.

Florida and Texas and Florida are bracing up to be the next hotspots in the pandemic.

The contract for maintaining the U.S federal stockpile of ventilators ceased last summer. Now, thousands of them are not working and the personal protective equipment in the stockpile is about to run out.

No less than 450 people have died in nursing homes across the U.S. Are screenings of workers doing enough?

The death rate in New Orlean is seven times higher than New York’s. Public health expert  think they know why.

In China, a smartphone app shows your COVID-19 status, green light means you can enter the grocery store and red keeps you out.

African governments are working with tech companies and social media to fight misinformation about coronavirus.

Brazil’s president, Bolsonaro is the only major world leader still downplaying the threat of COVID-19.

Ten new cases o f covid-19 have been reported in Nigeria with seven in Lagos and three in the FCT bringing the total to 184 covid-19 cases.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano said his government will distribute 3 Million face masks to the residents of the state for free.

As boarder closes, Nigeria’s Elite Faces Squalid Hospitals with 75,000 doctors, far below WHO recommendation.

Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel has announced a 14 days lockdown of the states after the state recorded five positive cases of covid-19. The governor said the decision was made to enable thorough contact tracing in the state.

Amid covid 19 pandemic, CEO of zoom, Eric Yuan, makes $4 billion in 3 months as usage of his video conferencing software skyrockets.

 

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