President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered his administration to come up with a plan to aid US oil companies struggling with a massive supply glut and record low crude prices. “We will never let the great U.S. Oil & Gas Industry down,” Trump tweeted.
The true extent of Britain's COVID-19 death toll was more than 40% higher than the government's daily figures indicated as of Apr 10, according to data that put the country on track to become among the worst-hit in Europe.
The Falkland Islands government reported on Tuesday that the latest test results received by KEMH have shown one positive case for COVID-19 out of 18 swabs tested. The positive was for an individual at Mount Pleasant Complex, who is in isolation as part of the on-going MPC arrangements for dealing with cases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests that the novel coronavirus originated in bats in China late last year and it was not manipulated or constructed in a lab.
Netflix on Tuesday reported soaring profits as paid subscriptions surged by almost 16 million at the streaming television service during lockdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was suspending immigration for green-card seekers for 60 days, arguing the controversial move would protect US jobs.
Wall Street stocks tumbled for a second straight session on Tuesday as worries about the chaos in the oil market overshadowed progress in Washington on additional relief for small businesses.
US President Donald Trump wished North Korea's Kim Jong Un well on Tuesday but stopped short of directly commenting on the reclusive leader's health amid reports he underwent surgery.
South Georgia remains free from COVID-19. The government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, GSGSSI, have implemented strict procedures to minimize the risk of exposure to the staff at South Georgia, and work continues in as normal a fashion as possible on the island.
The US Senate approved a bipartisan, nearly half-trillion-dollar relief package on Tuesday, with funding earmarked for devastated small businesses, overwhelmed hospitals, and a ramp-up of testing nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic.