COVID-19 pandemic update

This 3 June 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Health Care Workers Take a Knee During NYC Protests | NowThis

Health care workers at a New York City hospital came out and took a knee as protesters marched down the street — so the protesters began cheering and applauding the health care workers in response.

In US news and current events today, watch as the health care professionals in New York City came together to cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters in NYC.

REPUBLICANS PUSH ‘RETURN TO WORK BONUS’ OVER UNEMPLOYMENT With Republicans intent on letting expanded unemployment benefits expire at the end of July, a new GOP proposal would instead give workers a bonus for returning to their jobs. The “Return to Work” bonus would give workers up to $1,200 for going back to work. The bonus money would be available until the end of July, when the extra $600 in federal money that Congress added to weekly unemployment checks also expires. More than 40 million Americans have filed unemployment claims since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered businesses across the country. [HuffPost]

Attorneys general say Walmart isn’t protecting customers or workers from coronavirus.

Translated from Dutch NOS radio today:

A secondary school in Rotterdam had to close its doors two days after the reopening. An employee has become infected with the coronavirus.

The Vak College Zuidrand, like other secondary schools in the country, had reopened since Tuesday. …

The lessons are therefore online again from today. It is not clear until when that will be.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain, 3 June 2020:

Two in five schools defied government order to reopen

NEARLY HALF of primary schools in England defied government orders to open their doors to more children on Monday, the National Education Union (NEU) found today.

A poll by the union found large regional differences on the number of schools reopening to pupils in reception, year one and year six.

Overall, 44 per cent of primary schools did not admit more children on June 1, but in north-west England only 8 per cent of schools opened to all priority year-groups, according to the NEU survey.

British nurse demonstrates in Downing Street, London against Conservative Prime Minoister Boris Johnson

This photo shows a British nurse demonstrating in Downing Street, London against Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, demanding the sacking of johnson’s adviser Dominic Cummings.

British nurses demand better pay and improved PPE: here.

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