PIDE Newsletter 20
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have exceeded 1.5 million globally, with the death toll surpassing 88,000, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Chinese officials ended the lockdown on Wuhan, where the coronavirus first emerged. But the city that has reopened is a profoundly damaged one. New York State reported 731 more deaths, its largest one-day increase, after two days of flattening numbers. But hospitalizations are slowing. Rohingya camps in Bangladesh put under ‘complete lockdown’. New York is having a hard time coping with coronavirus. Zoom hires former Facebook security chief as app use grows. PIDE COVID-19 NEWSLETTER April 10, 2020 No. 20 Spain has ‘reached the peak’ of the pandemic. Millions of coronavirus infections left undetected worldwide—study.