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Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

28 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Hong Kong's Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a sharp rise in locally transmitted coronavirus cases fueled fears of renewed community spread.
Schools in the Asian financial hub have been mostly shut since January, with many having switched to online learning and lessons by conference call. Many international schools are already on summer break.
Hong Kong reported 38 new coronavirus cases on Friday, edging down from Thursday's 42 but broadly in line with a sharp increase that the city registered over the past three days.
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US stocks fluctuate as traders weigh virus spike against advances in treatment

US stocks fluctuate as traders weigh virus spike against advances in treatment

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

US stocks fluctuated as traders weighed another record spike in virus cases against advances in treatment.
On Thursday the US reported 63,200 new coronavirus cases, another record spike, according to data from Johns Hopkins University
Meanwhile, Gilead Sciences released clinical-trial data on Friday suggesting its remdesivir treatment reduced COVID-19 mortality risk by 62%.
Oil rose as the International Energy Agency said the increase in coronavirus cases could hurt the market recovery.
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Frat parties at UC Berkley have been linked to a spike in coronavirus cases and its reopening is now in jeopardy

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The University of California, Berkeley, blamed a surge in coronavirus cases on frat parties.
Increased cases could change its plans to reopen, warning "it's becoming harder to imagine bringing our campus community back in the way we are envisioning."
There were just 23 coronavirus cases since the beginning of the outbreak - and then 47 new cases were found in only one week.
"The majority of these new cases stem from a series of recent parties connected to the CalGreek system," said the university.
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