UK reported more than 1300 deaths of Covid-19 on Friday, the highest daily figure 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 parts of the city one in 20 was infected with the disease.
Indonesia has “lost control” of its response to the coronavirus, experts warned, complicating a planned massive deployment of China’s Sinovac vaccine in the world’s fourth most populous country. The Southeast Asian nation battled one of the most stubborn outbreaks with ineffective interlocks.
As Europe suffers from a strict coronavirus lockdown, Dubai Airport, the shopping center of the United Arab Emirates, was hit as British, French and Russian tourists flocked to what has recently become the most open city, where visitors can enjoy restaurants, bars, and even socially remote raves.
UK government must deploy mass community testing across England, to detect people with Covid-19 but not showing any symptoms. The program, announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday morning, will allow England’s 317 local authorities to offer rapid tests.
Mike Speiser of Sutter Hill Ventures, which owns a $ 13.3 billion stake in Snowflake
Snowflake’s private investors are collectively sitting on over $ 48 billion in stocks. Its software, which enables companies to store and analyze large data sets remotely, has proven very popular in public markets as investors demand companies benefit from the shift to remote working during the pandemic.
Commerzbank has noted its provisions for bad loans for the second time since November, as Germany’s second-largest bank braces for greater success last country lockdown. It devotes “at least” 1.7 billion euros to loan losses, an increase of nearly a fifth compared to its previous forecasts.
Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said he was “cautiously optimistic” on a resumption of aircraft demand as the aircraft manufacturer revealed a 34 percent drop in deliveries from 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 Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer was shown work against the highly transmissible variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa. Researchers at Pfizer and the University of Texas have found that the vaccine can neutralize a virus designed to contain the N501Y mutation.