Top 5 Headlines for Today – 16th May 2020

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  1. Uber Lays Off 3700 employees across the Globe:

Ruffin Chaveleau, head of Company’s Customer Service got on a call with the employees and informed them that today is there last working day and they do not need to work from tomorrow. Sources say that the call lasted for 3 minutes only and also there is no Notice also given to any employee.

  1. India Overtakes China to hit the 11th worst COVID-Hit Nation:

The worst Hit stated in India is Maharashtra with 34% Cases, Tamil Nadu, and Gujrat with 12% cases and 10% cases from Delhi whereas in China, 84% cases were from one province only i.e. Hubei. India faced the increase of 3787 New cases yesterday taking the count of total Corona Virus cases to 85,940 with 30,153 recoveries and 2752 deaths in which 100 deaths were added yesterday. This is the sixth day where the new Infection in the Country remained more than 3500 per day. And China officially reported only 84,031 cases.

  1. The wait for the Surgeries is going to be a little Longer:

Sources say that Approx 5 lakh plus surgeries planned in India will take a longer time than usual to be done or will be cancelled due to the COVID-19 rush at the hospital. It is believed that surgeries may face the delay of 12 weeks plus too due to the increasing number of Corona Virus Cases. And according to the British Journal of Surgery, 28.4 million surgeries are expected to get canceled or postponed in 2020.

  1. Vande Bharat Day 4:

Around 1500 more Indians who were stuck in Abroad will reach India on Sunday. This mission is done by Airways and Waterways together. In Phase 1 of Vande Bharat Mission, 15,000 plus people were brought back to our nation. And these people who will be coming from abroad with whatever means will have to go under compulsory Quarantine for 14 days.

  1. New York City death count tops 20,000:

New York City faced 671 people expired in the last 24 hours increasing the death rate to 22,304. New York City is America’s epicenter for the coronavirus case with 3,46,000 confirmed cases with no recovery. The impact on the city is brutal with unclaimed bodies buried at unmarked mass graves and makeshift morgues set up for the dead.


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