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pretty nice of cultures across the ground so matter how you take it out using. the news and current affairs. down to 0. mass burials in new york the u.s. state hits a record toll from coronavirus for a 3rd day. sammy's a that and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up indonesia cracks down imposing a raft of restrictions after a surge in cases. a deal is reached a car all production with the industry under pressure after a global drop in demand. and hospitals are overwhelmed lifesaving
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surgery is put on hold. the death toll from corona virus across the u.s. has now passed 16 and a half 1000 in new york there are signs of improvement with a drop in hospital admissions but it's still the worst affected states and had a record number of deaths for us 3rd straight day kristen salumi reports hart island is new york city's potter's field where those with no family or means to arrange a funeral are laid to rest they used to bury 25 people a week here in the age of the coronavirus it's about that number every day. counting the dead is now part of the daily routine for the gov 911 was supposed to be the darkest day in new york for
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a generation we lose 2753 lives on 911 we've lost over 7000 lives through this crisis. that is so shocking and painful and breathtaking. i can't i don't even have the words for as the daily death toll continues to reach new heights and the state builds more temporary hospitals like this 350 bed the syllabi there are signs that the spread of the disease is slowing thanks to mandatory social distancing measures that have all but shut down the city of nearly 9000000 those measures will remain in effect for the forseeable future as the number of new hospital admissions has gone down for the past 3 days if we're not careful if we're not strong if we're not disciplined of fact this is a disease that can really us cert resurge you should be very worried about
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resurgence we all are. the last thing we can afford is to let down our guard and let this disease back in the door even more and then see the numbers spike up pressured to lift restrictions and let people return to work has been growing along with the unemployment rate the number of new yorkers who have filed for unemployment claims in the last 3 weeks has more than double but there's one industry where they can't get enough help funeral homes. the governor says new york state will be bringing in additional funeral directors to help people like a sous pujols who's been working long hours 7 days a week and still can't keep up right now money is not worth it it's not worth it it's not worth it i would give up my job any day for like a normal normal job and every much rather be quarantined in my house right now and the bodies are expected to continue to stack up a grim reminder of
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a silent killer kristen salumi al jazeera new york well some positive signs are all being seen in parts of the u.s. it's tough infectious disease experts and to me fall she says fewer people are requiring hospital treatment at the same time as we're seeing the increase in deaths we're seeing rather dramatic decrease in the need for hospitalizations like i think yesterday was something like 200 new hospitalizations and it's been as high as 1400 at any given time so that is going in the right direction i say that and i always remind myself when i say that that means that what we are doing is working and therefore we need to continue to do it. but the virus is adding millions more people to the queues of america's jobless another 6600000 claimed unemployment benefits last week alone that takes the total to nearly 17000000 people in the past 3 weeks there's concern the rates could rise to numbers not seen since the end of
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the great depression in some cities drive ins have been created to collect unemployment forms. indonesia's government has announced tighter social distancing measures after a sudden surge in cases public transport has been reduced to half capacity and gatherings are bad the new rules are in place for 14 days the capital jakarta recounts and there the half of the more than 3000 infections jessica washington joins us now live from jakarta to what extent jessica's life in the city been shut down. both i mean these restrictions will be in place for at least 14 days it doesn't constitute a complete lockdown but it does look as though we are heading in that direction so gatherings of 5 people or more are now banned public transport service is
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significantly reduced anyone found to be breaching these social distancing break elations could find themselves facing a fine of around $7000.00 now that's a pretty steep amount for most indonesians but of course this these restrictions are now only in place in jakarta for other provinces who want to enact similar reforms they need to get permission from the central government and we do know that a number of provinces are attempting to do that at the moment now how world are emergency services and other authorities coping with the pandemic. we know that indonesia is pretty poorly equipped to handle this corona virus outbreak indonesia was incredibly slow to confirm the presence of the corona virus here in this country it was only in march that we had our 1st confirmed cases a number of weeks wasted time that should have been spent getting hospitals ready
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getting protective equipment for doctors was actually ill used instead resources were poured into tourism campaigns and trying to attract more foreign visitors when the outbreak was in its early stages now what we're hearing from doctors in hospitals treating coronavirus patients is they don't have protective gear some of them are using plastic raincoats another thing that people are concerned about is the low rate of testing indonesia has one of the world's lowest rates of coronavirus testing 2nd only to bangladesh in a country that is as populous as indonesia $270000000.00 people it does seem that the virus has spread across this archipelago undetected one concern that people do have is that travel is still continuing across the islands the fear is that people from jakarta when most of the confirmed cases are will travel out to other islands
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which are even more poorly equipped to handle this outbreak ron thanks so much just to washington that for the 1st time in weeks no new cases have been reported in the south korean city of daegu the heart of the country's current virus outbreak the number of new infections across the country continues to decline just 20 cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours south korea has reported more than 10000 cases so far more than half are in daegu. south korea is the 1st major country to hold a general election during the cold 19 crisis president moon jane cast his ballot while suitably protected has been praised for getting one of the world's worst outbreaks under control that's helped his democratic party of korea regained support following economic slowdown corruption scandals and tensions with north korea yemen has confirmed its 1st case of coronavirus in
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the eastern region of how the remote the infection was recorded in the city of a shot of origins have announced a curfew in some areas and close public markets mosques. court is being closed for a week the united nations security council has held an emergency meeting for what it's calling the fight of their generation methods to implement a global cease fire in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic our diplomatic editor james bays has more. this is a global pandemic but where is the global leadership many would say that one body that hasn't covered itself with glory is the un security council it's still not come up with a resolution about coded 19 and only now has it had its 1st meeting that's because of a great deal of division behind the scenes including a route between china and the us which wants in any resolution to call this the wu
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hand virus they have now finally had a meeting it was behind closed doors because of the divisions but one of the participants the belgian ambassador said this was a good 1st step it was frustrating when as i said we've been waiting for this meeting called for quite some time we've been waiting for a resolution for quite some time i think today was was when your progress it was an occasion to demonstrate unity in the council and i hope it is you know the beginning of. you know making progress also on a resolution joining the close meeting the security council were briefed by the secretary general antonio good terrorists we have obtained a copy of his remarks he talks about 8 different threats to international peace and security as a result of the pandemic they range from conflicts already in existence around the world to human rights abuses and even to the idea that non-state actors could get
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hold of a variant strain of the virus and weaponize it. now a potential deal by opec members and its allies to reduce oil production will be discussed by g 20 energy ministers on friday oil producing nations except mexico agreed to cut 10000000 barrels a day until early june to counter the slump in demand caused by coronavirus as our binge of aid has this report. a price war would started in march did not last as long as previous disagreements but its impact has been widespread u.s. shale oil produces filed for bankruptcy as major energy projects have been delayed or suspended in the oil industry face significant job losses the oversupply coincided with a massive reduction in demand for oil because of the global slowdown caused by coronavirus in some markets oil was selling for less than $10.00 a barrel would spell trouble for oil reliant economies when they agreed the market
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went up when they had their own differences the market went down and what is worse than not agreeing is course is competing for the same limited area of demand in the world as it stands right now the crisis began after a deal delivered production fell apart in saudi arabia increased its supply to a record 12300000 barrels a day along with russia's 11300000 barrels the markets were flooded to an extent that storage even started to run out there's agreement as to slash oil production at least until next year the decision will be reviewed in december iran venezuela and libya are exempt from the production cuts a few hours after the opec agreement the g 20 group of nations meet and decide in cuts from the u.s. canada norway and others some say the crisis created a perfect opportunity for big investors to buy stakes in european oil firms others accused saudis and russians of economic warfare against the u.s. us media reports 2 senators were working on legislation to remove u.s.
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troops and defense systems from saudi soil if there were no output cuts the united states says its output fell because of the price for and decreasing demand but it hasn't committed to any cuts for many years i used to think opec is very unfair i hated opec you will know the truth i hated it. because it was a fix but somewhere along the line that broke down and it went the opposite way and we have a tremendously powerful energy industry in this country now number one in the world and i don't want those jobs being lost but experts believe even after the record cuts but opec and other produces the gloom for oil economies may not be over. just he says demolished struction so far has been 20000000 barrels a day i think it's probably more towards the 3035000000 barrels a day if you look at india alone the 3rd largest consumer of oil having decreased this consumption by 70 percent i would say it is more so 10000000 barrels
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a day is what's so far been priced into the market and you saw the lackluster response so we probably need more to do the trick what began as an attempt to grab a bigger share of the market is ending after 31 days with no real wins for anyone involved some a big job there. still ahead on al-jazeera we look at how the coronavirus lockdown is leaving farmers struggling in the philippines. had their pens or nice warm sunshine across central areas of europe we have seen this also days i will say a few more as well now we've got high pressure in control it is keeping all this cloud the rain out to the west and also to the also some very nice sunshine this is
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southern poland you can see the lovely spring practices and the mountains in the background on it's been pretty nice out across into the northwest of spain however that is set to change the cloud is on its way it will bring the rain is a go through friday it could be quite heavy at times but again these northern areas elsewhere across europe it really is most u.k. skies a little bit of cloudy can see that area some showers pushing into western areas of russia and a little bit unsettled in sections of the u.k. and those coastal areas of norway which actually will become rather more unsettled as we go through saturday some pretty brisk winds coming out little say and some fairly heavy rain showers at times but elsewhere it is mostly fun and still some showers across central areas aspirants like keep in the touch of images a little bit lower but it calls that the same about paris these how much is all well above the average in fact 12 degrees above the average in paris for the time we get to south and as good as sunny skies and it clears all into 24 on saturday and that is against an average of 13 degrees so that is what we're dealing with over the next few days very warm some very nice sunshine as
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a temperatures above the average. the birthplace of democracy. for the north east tell a different story the greek bonds to control our vision our believe their religious leaders jailed journalists silenced school. it's closed and a surge in the far right they say that if you don't like police you can both hurt you why i'm dirty but i'm also greek people in power investigates western thrice contested space on al-jazeera. to. to.
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welcome back you're watching al-jazeera time to recap our headlines now the number of coronavirus deaths in the united states has risen to 16 and a half hours and new york had a record daily toll of almost 800 but there are some positive signs number of new hospital admissions has dropped for a 2nd straight day. indonesia is tightening measures after a surge in infections anyone breaking the rules can be fined up to $7000.00 u.s. dollars and jailed for up to 6 years the country has reported more than $280.00 deaths opec says top of oil producers except mexico have agreed to a historic cut in production to counter the slump in demand caused by coronavirus g 20 energy ministers will be discussing the pact later on friday. and it's being called the e.u. is most important economic plan blocks finance ministers agreed on
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a trillion dollar rescue package the deal comes on the day of hope for member states as germany and spain signal they've reached the peak of the pandemic emma hayward reports. the rise in new infections seems to be slowing in spain the country's hospitals though are still overwhelmed and after weeks of loss and more deaths predicted trying to keep coronavirus at bay in public spaces is paramount and a resident 3 minded they should stay at home. spain will remain in lockdown until april the 20 but the prime minister says the risk now room for hope. after weeks of this fight which has been from the moment agonizing we see how the fire the pandemic released is starting to come under control the figures are encouraging. we have reached the peak of coke at 19 and we are close to the
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beginning of the descent. in germany the lockdown appears to be working with burns landmarks empty deserted you know as. the latest coronavirus numbers in germany are a reason for some hope the increase is flattening and the current number of infections is lowering a bit if we count the people who are recovered and those who lost their lives more than $18000.00 people have died in italy it's squares remain empty the impact of weeks of prescriptions is clear to see for those families hardest hit the government says loan and mortgage repayments will be suspended and there are questions about who will help pay for the pandemic. the thing. italy is an integral part of the e.u. the e.u. must show a strong swift and unified response to the repercussions of this pandemic we have to provide answers about politics finance and the economy because this is in all of
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our interests this does not only concern italy but also spain and all countries that face economic and social problems and those questions are being asked across europe it is grappling with this crisis from the north to the south nowhere is untouched by. the happening deep divisions that are inside the e.u. about how it should be financed days of talks have no resulted in an agreement held by the french finance minister as the most important economic plan in the history it will allow credit from the blocks bailout fund to go to the worst affected countries until the crisis is over this emergency plan will shield our economic and social fabric as we dive into a recession. where house prices abates we need we will need to spur the economic recovery he needs it is imperative that we brought together. for many families in europe easter weekend would usually market time of
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togetherness coronavirus will mean many will now spend it apart remembering those who they've lost and then he would out as their britain's prime minister is out of intensive care 2 weeks after testing positive for corona virus boris johnson has been moved back to the hospital's general ward following 3 days of treatment and i.c.u. downing street says his condition is stable and he's in extremely good spirits charlie angela has more. he's been moved this evening from intensive care back onto the main ward at st thomas' hospital which is one of the country's leading hospitals and he said to be an extremely good spirits now this would have been boris johnson's 4th day in intensive care he's 55 years old and he was admitted sunday evening with a persistent temperature and a pursuit persistent high temperature and a persistent cough and he received standard option treatment for 3 nights but he
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did not need mechanical ventilation and earlier it was reported that dominic rob who is the foreign secretary and was designated boris johnson's deputy during his time in hospital had not spoken to the prime minister since saturday and that was obviously a very large cause for concern so there's no doubt going to be a huge collective sigh of relief throughout the cabinet and throughout the government this evening and no doubt the prime minister will be keen to get back to work as soon as possible soon as he's fully recovered before he was admitted to hospital he left behind some very clear instructions for what was going to happen in this country for the rollout of mass testing for covert 19 for the provision of personal protective equipment for n.h.s. staff and i have to say neither of those things have really reached their targets yet earlier at the government's chief scientific officer said that the u.k. death toll from corona virus has reached 881 that's the number of deaths recorded
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in british hospitals today and that brings the total number of deaths to 7978 and the scientific office said that it is expected to continue to rise for at least 2 weeks. well hospital intensive care units in the u.k. have been overwhelmed with coded 19 patients non-essential surgeries were canceled early on but now surgeries for diseases like breast and bowel cancer are being put on hold to let him barber has more from london susie smith's been through breast cancer she had a mastectomy radiotherapy and chemotherapy because of coronavirus she's had further cosmetic surgery later this year put on hold and she can't get checkups at the moment she's busy homeschooling her 3 children right now but she's worried you know i think that her mum by menu that would have happened before and are. now the bread or the pope would not cover. that.
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one i'm a grandma now now wait. as the number of cases shot up many hospital suspended all non-urgent operations to free up beds and equipment like ventilators for coronavirus patients and increasingly their counseling routine cancer operations guidelines say chemotherapy and emergency cancer surgeries should be prioritized but many cancer patients including those undergoing chemotherapy have a compromised immune system due to their treatment and they're now having to choose between risking catching covered 19 in hospital or risking their cancer coming back the very treatments that can treat the cancer is also the very thing back and further increases that so i think particularly for cancer patients they are having a very difficult time at the moment because really for many patients they're always
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having to choose between. kovac now or cancer in the future this center in southwest england provides free services to support counsel patients mental and emotional well being it's now had to close its doors offering things like counseling online and over the phone things are very disrupted in the mainstream system with cancellations postponements and adjustments to the mainstream service and as also state comes across a locked out and out service on a face to face basis at the moment with us having to shutter and be to a national center so it's bound to be having a profound impact on. john's clients general health and wellbeing and on their psychology and a mental health as well for thousands of people like suzy the uncertainty about their future health is compounded by not knowing when the pandemic will be under control nadine barber al jazeera london. brazil's president has appeared on television again to defend his response to the pandemic handing courage people
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to return to work out of also narrow criticized state governments for imposing containment measures saying the consequences of combating the virus cannot be more harmful than the disease itself. and u.s. national is the editor of the news website the brazilian reform he says is the only major world leader downplaying the threat of the virus has called it on a couple of occasions a little flu and you can refer to as the snuffles on one occasion and so you don't he's repeatedly kind of laid there in the severity he's pushing for these isolation measures to stop and people feel that he's just saying the economy and jobs ahead of massive public health crisis which is about to hit this country the thing that terrible's a man who usually does usually takes his political cues from donald trump in the united states and as we know donald trump has slightly changed his approach towards the coronavirus job also manner has stayed firm so far but the thing is is reaching
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close to a tipping point some may say because earlier in the week attempted to fire his own health minister the reason he came on there who has become something of a superstar in purcell of the moment due to his handling of the crisis he's followed all the world health organization gate lanes and his approval ratings are currently double joels and so on who attempted to kind of make a move on monday that he was getting a little bit too popular but he was then reined in of the last minute by some of the military generals in his government basically suggesting that if you were to do that you may across the way in. in the philippines security measures against the corona virus are making it difficult for farmers to supply and sell their produce the country has more than 4000 cases and over 200 deaths general and dog unfolds
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from the ever see how. our visit to this farming cooperative is welcomed but there are clear protocols the province of new have a see how it is considered one of the philippines biggest important food ground reads roma will have years as the price of grain has more than doubled after last year's drop in prices that's being welcomed. but he says the market is bala tiles and farmers are worried about the future. we are scared for what might happen next because of this law and we're still waiting for the promised machine from the government that we were supposed to get from that if they earned then they increase it last year. the philippine government has imposed strict measures to clamp down on the spread of the $1000.00 pandemic putting the entire region of lives on under what it calls an enhanced community quarantine. it is home to
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more than 60000000 filipinos and the closure of businesses has led to a sudden loss of work that is devastating families here. girland overly n.t. owns $82.00 hectare pepper and to meet a farm and is one of those affected. by your bias don't do it it can't donate the shia say that we don't want to go to dinner when we do they even dictate the price at least 2 warehouses they say have closed down here and now farmers have to queue for space at trading posts like this one before the lock down this was just an empty parking lot now this has become a temporary drop off point for farmers who are desperate to sell their vegetables those who are able to sell say they are grateful to get anything and others say they end up taking their produce back to their farms or it's left to rot. some farm
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owners say they don't want to harvest anymore filipino farmers are among the poorest people in the philippines most are in debt and they say they're no longer able to pay their creditors and the extension of the lock down is upsetting many here who believe it will devastate them they say they need help and they need it now. to my lot in duggan al-jazeera there that you see how province northern philippines. and let's take a look at the headlines now of the top of this hour the death toll from corona virus across the u.s. has now passed 16 and a half 1000 in new york there are signs of improvement with a drop in hospital admissions but it's still the worst affected state and had a record number of deaths for a 3rd straight day so the news here is tightening measures after
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a surge in infections anyone breaking the rules can be fined up to $7000.00 u.s. dollars and jailed for up to 6 years the country has reported more than $280.00 deaths jessica washington has the latest. we know that indonesia is pretty poorly equipped to handle this corona virus outbreak indonesia was incredibly slow to confirm the presence of the corona virus here in this country it was only in march that we had our 1st confirmed cases a number of weeks wasted time that should have been spent getting hospitals ready getting protective equipment for doctors was actually ill used in said resources were poured into tourism campaigns and trying to attract more foreign visitors when the outbreak was in its early stages now what we're hearing from doctors in hospitals treating coronavirus patients is they don't have protective. o. pegs says top of oil producers except mexico have agreed to host storage carts in
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production to counter the slump in demand caused by coronavirus g 20 energy ministers will be discussing the pact later on friday britain's prime minister hours of intensive care 2 weeks after testing positive for corona virus boris johnson has been moved back to the hospital's general ward following 3 days of treatment at i.c.u. downing street says his condition is stable brazil's president has appeared on television again to defend his response to the pandemic and encourage people to return to work a 3 man crew is reached the international space station after an extra long pre-departure quarantine because of the virus threats 2 russian cosmonauts and an american are due to remain on board until october it's inside story now stay with us. when a prime minister takes a lump of coal into his own parliament that call means
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a lot to the country's fortunes we bring you the stories and developments that are rapidly changing the world we live in good breaks it was a slogan that one of the prime minister boris johnson counting the cost on al-jazeera. a ceasefire after 5 years of war the saudi u.a.e. coalition in yemen begins a 2 week troops but the rebels say they'll continue their fight how will this affect the conflict that has already created the world's greatest humanitarian crisis this is inside story. hello welcome to the program i'm burn it's me yemen is one of the few places left on earth without.

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