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Tesla furloughs staff and slashes salaries as Covid-19 pandemic worsens – CNN

Hong Kong/New York (CNN Business)Tesla (TSLA) is telling staff to brace for pay cuts and furloughs as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts operations and cripples demand. Starting next Monday, US employees at the electric car company who hold director and vice president-level roles and above will see pay reductions of 20% to 30%, and "everyone else"…

China Ends Wuhan Coronavirus Lockdown, but Normal Life is a Distant Dream – The New York Times

lockdown of Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus first emerged and a potent symbol in a pandemic that has killed tens of thousands of people, shaken the global economy and thrown daily life into upheaval across the planet.But the city that has reopened after more than 10 weeks is a profoundly damaged one, a place…

Who gets a shot at life if hospitals run short of ventilators? – The Washington Post

But the idea makes some uncomfortable. A Maryland panel rejected the priority access, arguing those sick enough to need the life-sustaining machines would be unlikely to return to their jobs anytime soon and that defining who is and who is not a health-care worker in a crisis is too morally fraught.While President Trump and members…

Acting Navy secretary offers to resign over handling of virus-stricken aircraft carrier – POLITICO

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly. | Alex Brandon, File/AP Photo Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday following an uproar over a profanity-laced address to the crew of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday, Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced. Modly submitted his resignation letter to Esper on Tuesday after meeting with…

New York coronavirus deaths jumped by 731 Monday, the biggest daily increase, Gov. Cuomo says – CNBC

Coronavirus deaths in New York surged by 731 on Monday, the biggest single-day jump in COVID-19 fatalities since the outbreak began a few months ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.The jump in fatalities comes even as the number of intensive care admissions starts to decline, giving the state some needed breathing room to ramp up…

Wisconsin Primary Guide: Voting Goes On After Court Rulings – NPR

The sole polling location for Waukesha, Wis., residents was set up to comply with social distancing guidelines. Polling places were consolidated and altered to accommodate voting in the state's presidential primaries and other local elections Tuesday. Scott Trindl/AP hide caption toggle caption Scott Trindl/AP The sole polling location for Waukesha, Wis., residents was set up…

Spain’s Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded – The New York Times

virus free.”It proved a very brief respite. But even as more cases surfaced, Spanish officials continued to stress that the coronavirus was being imported, notably onto another island by tourists from Italy, where hospitals were already under siege. The story line was that Spain faced an external threat, but did not risk a domestic epidemic.But…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to I.C.U. – The New York Times

a worrisome turn in his 10-day battle with the coronavirus and the starkest evidence yet of how the virus has threatened the British political establishment and thrown its new government into upheaval.The government said the decision was a precaution and that the prime minister had been in good spirits earlier in the day. But with…