Washington [US], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The true death toll from COVID-19 likely exceeds 400,000, nearly twice the official tally, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on an analysis of "excess deaths" in the first eight months of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Cologny [Switzerland], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The coronavirus pandemic has further accelerated the labour market's transformation, which is going to take away 85 million jobs due to workforce automation but creates 97 million more, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said on Wednesday, summing up its Future of Jobs 2020 report.
Moscow [Russia], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow has registered 63 deaths of patients infected with COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the Russian capital's death toll to 6,121, the city's coronavirus response centre said in a statement on Tuesday.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): Maharashtra cabinet minister Aslam Shaikh on Tuesday likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech to a mobile phone caller tune which we listen to daily and there was no announcement about the economic situation or a package for farmers.
Birbhum (West Bengal) [India], Oct 21 (ANI): Durga Pooja committee in Birbhum district of West Bengal, decided to decorate idols of gods and goddesses with silver masks to create awareness about COVID-19 in the country.
"Schools across the state are set to reopen from November 2. Schools will function for half-day for November, and students will be sent homes after midday meals. The state government has also decided to conduct classes on alternative days for the students," Andhra Pradesh CMO said.
New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI India reported 46,791 new COVID-19 cases and 587 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 75,97,064, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).