‘We’re suffering from close proximity’

The Hindu
Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata said on Monday that for the first time, India’s low-value housing structures in close proximity of each other are the cause of new problems during this battle against COVID-19.

Discussing the industry impact and business continuity after the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Tata said that developing affordable housing and slum redevelopment needs to be the…

COVID-19 crisis: Hit by liquidity crunch, SAIL looks to conserve cash, push recoveries

Facing liquidity crunch because of the COVID-19 crisis, SAIL chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary has asked employees to review each expense and conserve cash, and follow up rigorously with customers to promote sales and realise outstanding dues. He has also asked them to focus on production at the least possible variable cost.

The steelmaker has seen piling-up of inventories and cash flows…

US State Obtains “Game-Changing” COVID-19 Test Kits From South Korea

The governor said the tests were bought from a company called LabGenomics, and a Korean Airlines plane arrived at Baltimore-Washington airport on Saturday with the shipment.

The US state of Maryland has received 500,000 coronavirus tests ordered from South Korea, a shipment Governor Larry Hogan said would be “game-changing” to efforts to implement widespread…

The AMC responds to changes to Band Council election rules during the COVID-19 pandemic

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba ? The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Grand Chief Arlen Dumas reluctantly accepts the Statement by the Minister of Indigenous Services on April 16, 2020, regarding the temporary regulation, First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases) to the Indian Act ensuring the continuance of governance of First Nations…

Rapid testing begins in Delhi, none positive out of 62 on Day 1

The Indian Express
Officials have been carrying out tests on neighbours of those who have tested positive in containment zones even if they are not displaying symptoms. Officials have so far taken 5,560 samples from these areas.

The Delhi government Monday started community testing for coronavirus in containment zones. Nabi Karim is the first area where the rapid antibody tests, which produce…