Coronavirus latest: at a glance – The Guardian,

Coronavirus latest: at a glance – The Guardian,

Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include:

Warren Buffett says ‘world has changed’ for airlines

Warren Buffett, the legendary American investor, has dumped his firm’s holdings in the four major US airlines, warning that the “world has changed” for the aviation industry in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. In comments that will send shockwaves through financial markets already pulverized by the economic shock of the outbreak, Buffett said the outbreak could have an “extraordinarily wide” range of possible economic outcomes.

Global cases near 3.5 million as death toll approaches 422,

According to the Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker there were 3, , confirmed cases worldwide on Sunday, with , 2019 people losing their lives to the disease. The US continues to be the most affected country, with more than 1.3 million cases and 68, deaths.

Only % of Brits want schools, pubs and restaurants reopened

Fewer than one in five Britons believe the time is right to consider reopening schools, restaurants, pubs and stadiums. The findings, in a new poll for the Observer , suggest Boris Johnson will struggle to convince people to return their lives to normal if he tries to ease the lockdown soon. The poll by Opinium, taken between Wednesday and Friday last week, found 17% of people think the conditions have been met to consider reopening schools, against 67% who say they have not been, and that they should stay closed.

Half of UK doctors say they have had to source their own PPE

Almost half of Britain’s doctors have sourced their own personal protective equipment or relied on a donation when none was available through normal NHS channels, According to a survey. The British Medical Association said its latest survey was the largest of frontline NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis.

European leaders join forces to combat Covid –

European leaders have pledged to raise billions of pounds to help find a vaccine and treatments for Covid – as part of an “international alliance” fighting the disease. An online pledging conference due to be held on Monday will aim to pull in € 7.5bn (£ 6.6bn) in funding to support the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

YouTube deletes conspiracy theorist David Icke’s account

The video-sharing site said the 68 – year-old conspiracy theorist David Icke had violated its policies on sharing information about coronavirus. The former footballer has made controversial unproven claims about the virus on several internet platforms, including one that it is linked to the 5G mobile network.

India imposes jail lockdowns as virus spreads in overcrowded prisons

The spread of the coronavirus in India’s notoriously crowded prisons has prompted authorities to impose jail lockdowns and release thousands of pretrial detainees on parole, as health experts worry that the cramped facilities are serving as breeding grounds for the disease. Although there are no official numbers on how many inmates have been infected by the virus, India’s correction facilities are slowly recording more infections and have temporarily banned visitors.

Boris Johnson’s doctors had plan to announce his death

Boris Johnson has revealed that doctors prepared to announce his death as he spent three nights in intensive care last month. Britain’s PM told the Sun on Sunday: “They had a strategy to deal with a‘ death of Stalin ’-type scenario. The doctors had all sorts of arrangements for what to do if things went badly wrong. ” Johnson, 66, said: “The bad moment came when it was – 50 whether they were going to have to put a tube down my windpipe. That was when it got a bit … they were starting to think about how to handle it presentationally. ”

Travel within China surges

China’s most populous cities saw a leap in outbound travellers, tourists and day-trippers on 1 May, first day of a long holiday weekend, led by Wuhan, epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic that first struck the country late last year. The number of people traveling outside their home cities jumped nearly 68% at the start of the Labor Day weekend, compared with the first day of the Tomb Sweeping holiday on 4 April, according to Reuters calculations on data from China’s internet giant Baidu Inc.

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