A yet to be identified UK citizen is among four persons who died onboard in a Cruise Ship. A total of four persons have reportedly passed away on the Cruise Ship Zaandam. It was confirmed they tested positive for the COVID-19.
All Nine persons tested positive and 189 people onboard are reporting flu-like symptoms.
The Zaandam Cruise Ship is carrying more than 200 British citizens. Another Ship, the ‘Rotterdam’, which is the sister Ship of the Zaandam, was denied entry to many ports.
Both Ships aim to be docking in Florida later this week.
In other news the UN’s Secretary-general, Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing a crisis similar to the Second World War as this virus are causing chaos in every country.
He added that this pandemic will bring recession that has no parallel in the recent past.
Mr Guterres said that “the combination of the disease and its economic impact will contribute to enhanced instability, enhanced unrest, and enhanced conflict.”
The shares in the UK’s top lenders have fallen dramatically this comes after they cancelled multi-billion pound payouts to shareholders.
HSBC shares have fallen 8.1 per cent, Barclays lost 7.6 per cent, Standard Chartered was down 6.2 per cent, Lloyds lost 8.7 per cent of its value and the Royal Bank of Scotland was down 5.7 per cent.
The true statistics of the death toll across the UK is much higher than reported.
Many workers, such as refuse collectors, cleaners and maintenance staff will be receiving full pay if they get sick because of the COVID-19, this comes as their employer Amey acknowledge that it was wrong to only offer them £94.25 per week.
Article submitted by Chante, Structured, Edited And Corrected By Charles Watson