Posted by on March 29, 2020 8:18 pm
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Categories: A-Auto Coronavirus Health and Healthcare Science

US expert Dr Anthony Fauci makes grim prediction; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first death. Follow the latest updates

1.18am BST

An update from Panama now, where Patrick Greenfield and Erin McCormick report that the covid-19 stricken Zaandam cruise liner and its sister ship will start crossing the Panama canal tonight, the Guardian understands.

The number of people with flu-like-symptoms on a Covid-19 stricken cruise ship off the coast of Panama has risen by almost a third in two days, from 138 to 179.

1.12am BST

Almost half of company bosses in 45 countries are speeding up plans to automate their businesses as workers are forced to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak.

Related: Bosses speed up automation as virus keeps workers home

Continue reading…