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[focus] Global epidemic tracking: more than 2.56 million confirmed cases worldwide * Trump announced a 60-day moratorium on immigration to the United States
Apr 22,2020 10:17CST
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Global epidemic tracking: more than 2.56 million confirmed cases worldwide * more than 820000 cases of new crown virus infection in the United States * Trump announced a 60-day moratorium on immigration in the United States * Italy has to wear masks to keep its social distance until the vaccine is available * South Africa announced the 500 billion economic support package * Australia has no plans to adjust the goods and services tax * Ireland needs to strengthen border mobility controls * the Bank of Japan is considering Lower economic and price prospects * BYD masks speed up the voyage
The content below was translated by Tencent automatically for reference.

SMM4, June 22: at present, the total number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in the world is more than 2.56 million, of which the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in the United States is the largest in the world, with more than 820000 cases. The U.S. Senate has approved an additional $484 billion in bailout funds, which will then be submitted to the House of Representatives for approval. U. S. President Donald Trump has also said he plans to issue a 60-day executive order suspending the admission of foreign immigrants to the United States.

Focus of the day

According to real-time statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 06:38 Beijing time on April 22, there were more than 2.56 million confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in the world, reaching 2560504 cases and 176926 deaths, according to real-time statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the United States. The United States has the largest number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in the world, with more than 820000 cases (823257 cases) and 44805 deaths.

The US Senate on the 21st approved an additional $484 billion in bailout funds, and the bill will then be submitted to the House of Representatives for deliberation and approval.

Market news: the U. S. stimulus package will add $10 billion in emergency disaster grants and $310 billion in small business loans.

[Trump announced a 60-day moratorium on immigration in the United States] US President Donald Trump announced at a White House epidemic briefing on the 21st that he plans to issue a 60-day executive order suspending the admission of foreign immigrants to the United States. Mr Trump said the order applied only to those who applied for permanent residency and that short-term visitors would not be affected. "by suspending immigration, we will help unemployed Americans find jobs when the economy reopens," Trump said. "

[Italian Prime Minister Conte: you have to wear a mask to keep your social distance until the vaccine comes out.] on the 21st local time, Italian Prime Minister Conte reported in both houses of Congress on the measures to reopen the second phase of the epidemic after May 4. He said a new economic rescue decree totaling no less than 50 billion euros would be introduced. On the prevention and control of the epidemic, Conte revealed that the government has formulated a five-point policy, the first of which is to continue to require social distance until effective treatments and vaccines are available, and to promote the widespread use of personal protective equipment such as masks.

[South Africa] South African President Ramafosa has announced an economic support package for 500 billion South African rand. He said he had contacted the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the BRICS New Development Bank and would contact IMF. ; $200 billion in loans will be provided in cooperation with commercial banks and the central bank, and the budget of 130 billion South African rand will be rescheduled; he will speak on the reopening of the economy on 23 April.

Update on the global epidemic:

(source: Sina)

China

National Health Commission: on 21 April, there were 30 new confirmed cases, of which 23 were imported from abroad and 7 were local cases (7 in Heilongjiang). There were no new deaths and 3 new suspected cases, all of which were imported from abroad.

The United States

New York Governor Cuomo: our goal is to double the number of tests for the new crown virus, with 40,000 tests a day for New York residents, including diagnostic and antibody tests.

Trump did not put pressure on New York to reopen before it was ready.

House Speaker Pelosi: the next round of legislation against the new crown virus will come out soon.

New Jersey Health Commissioner: the "mass hospitalization" situation in the central part of the state is expected to continue until mid-May.

The governor of Illinois is not expected to reopen large-scale business on May 1.

[authorized by the US FDA to accelerate the departure of BYD masks] after opening up the Japanese market, BYD masks have also been authorized to enter the US market. The reporter recently learned from the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) website that the KN95 mask produced by BYD subsidiary BYD Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has been authorized for emergency use by FDA in the United States and can be sold in the US market.

Vice President Burns will travel to the General Motors plant in Indiana next week. Farmers are not affected by immigration orders. A second round of immigration restraining orders is still under consideration. Depending on the state of the economy, it will be decided whether to extend the immigration restraining order.

Us Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: "We hope this is the last amount of money needed for the pay protection plan, but it can be readjusted as needed." He said the pay protection package had saved 30 million jobs "so far" and said it was too early to comment on the costs of the next stimulus package, adding that infrastructure could be a big investment.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Noochin: guidelines for the loan program will be issued. The relief plan is not aimed at large enterprises. More than 1 million companies with no more than 10 employees have received loans. It is still too early to discuss the fourth phase of the bailout bill. The fourth phase of the relief plan is expected to be the final phase. In the fourth phase of the relief plan, broadband and infrastructure are very important.

Senate Republican leader John McConnell welcomed a bipartisan agreement on additional stimulus measures that would provide $320 billion for the pay guarantee package, saying he hoped the bill would be passed as soon as senators reviewed the final text.

Korea

[latest outbreak in South Korea] South Korea has reported 11 new confirmed cases of crown pneumonia, totaling 10694 cases.

Japan

According to the news from Nagasaki Prefecture and Nagasaki City, the large Italian cruise ship (COSTA ATLANTICA), which docked in Nagasaki Port without passengers, was diagnosed with Xin Crown pneumonia on the 20th after a foreign crew member was confirmed to have been infected with Xin Crown pneumonia, according to Nagasaki Prefecture and Nagasaki City, Japan, in order to carry out repairs and docked in Nagasaki Port without passengers, the Italian cruise ship "Goshida Atlantic" docked in Nagasaki Port was confirmed to be infected with Xin Crown pneumonia on the 20th. Local medical institutions on the 21st on the crew of 57 close contacts of nucleic acid tests, 33 people have been diagnosed.

The Bank of Japan is considering lowering its economic and price outlook.

Nikkei Shimbun: the Japan Banking Association is considering cutting transaction costs.

Other areas

[Germany] according to real-time statistics from the German Daily Mirror, as of around 7: 00 Beijing time on 22 April, a total of 148453 cases of new crown pneumonia had been confirmed in Germany, 1388 more than the previous day, and the number of new confirmed cases in a single day was the lowest since 22 March; the cumulative death rate was 5086, an increase of 224 cases over the previous day; and the cumulative cure was more than 95200.

[latest epidemic situation in Singapore: a total of 9125 confirmed cases] according to epidemic data released by the Ministry of Health of Singapore on 21 April, there were 1111 new confirmed cases in Singapore on the same day, with a total of 9125 confirmed cases. There were 11 deaths. At present, Singapore is the Southeast Asian country with the largest number of cases.

[latest epidemic situation in Australia: 6645 confirmed cases] the latest data released by the Australian Department of Health on 21 April showed that as of 3: 00 p.m. local time on 21 April, 26 new cases of Crown pneumonia had been confirmed in Australia in the past 24 hours, with a total of 6645 confirmed cases and 71 deaths.

[latest epidemic: a total of 6647 confirmed cases in Australia] according to the latest statistics from the Australian Federal Department of Health, as of 6: 00 local time on 22 April, the total number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in Australia has increased to 6647, including 74 deaths. A total of 22 new cases have been added in the past 24 hours.

[latest epidemic situation in Canada: cumulative confirmed cases to 38420 cumulative deaths 1834 cases] according to the latest epidemic statistics released by Canadian provinces and territories, a total of 38420 new crown pneumonia cases have been confirmed in Canada so far, with a total of 1834 deaths. There were 20126 confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in Quebec, 11735 confirmed cases in Ontario, 3095 confirmed cases in Alberta and 1724 confirmed cases in British Columbia.

[new Zealand latest epidemic situation: cumulative New Crown pneumonia cases 1445 cumulative deaths 13 cases] according to Worldometers world real-time statistics, up to now, New Zealand has accumulated 1445 new crown pneumonia cases, 13 deaths and 1006 cured cases.

 

National response measures and related impacts

Australian Bureau of Statistics: March sales data show unprecedented demand in the food retail industry.

Australian Treasury Minister Freidenberg: there are no plans to adjust the GST (GST).

Market news: the Australian Federal Reserve injects A $550 million in liquidity into its day-to-day operations.

Bailey, governor of the Bank of England: lifting the blockade and then slamming on the brakes would do more damage to the economy. Britain should be cautious about lifting the coronavirus blockade prematurely.

Prime Minister of Ireland:

Controls on border movements need to be strengthened.

Gradual deregulation of the new crown virus will be considered within 2-3 weeks.

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