Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

PIDE Newsletter 08
Publication Year : 2020

The U.S. now has the world’s most reported coronavirus cases with 81,321, according to Times data. Over 1,000 deaths have been linked to the virus. U.S. weekly jobless claims soar past 3 million amid COVID-19. Australia’s central bank to buy semi-govt bonds as state revenues hit. China to suspend foreigners’ entry due to COVID-19 pandemic. Up to 30% of coronavirus cases asymptomatic. Boeing shuts down Washington state factories due to coronavirus threat.