Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

PIDE Newsletter 04
Publication Year : 2020

· Emirates Airline is suspending all passenger flights from March 25 for a renewable period of two weeks as the UAE halts all inbound, outbound and transit passenger flights. · China had 39 new confirmed cases on Sunday, the National Health Commission said, down from 46 a day earlier. · New Zealand prepares for lockdown; Hong Kong to ban tourists. · European markets tumble as the coronavirus continues to take its toll; Stoxx 600 down 4.5%. · World leaders plead with public to stay home; debate rages in U.S. over $1.8 Trillion relief package. · Iran death toll climbs to 1,812 with 127 new deaths. · New York City region is now the epicenter of outbreak in America. · Banknotes carry no particular coronavirus risk: German disease expert.