2. A mutation of COVID-19 found in Malaysia is the predominant strain found in Europe & US 🦠
The D614G mutation of COVID-19 has been found in a handful of cases in Malaysia. The mutation is the predominant one found in Europe and the US. However, while reports have said that this strain is more infectious, it is not necessarily more fatal. — Twitter
3. Nearly five million salaried people lost their jobs in July ☹️
According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the number of jobs lost in July take the total number of jobs lost in the category to 18.9 million despite recovery in the overall employment rate. Earlier, the CMIE had estimated a loss of 121.5 million jobs in April, the first month of lockdown.
“On a net basis, the plight of salaried employees has worsened since the lockdown began as by July, their losses had swelled to 18.9 million,” CMIE said, adding it is an unhealthy recovery and the situation has worsened for the salaried jobs.
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4. Thousands attend pool party in Wuhan 🎉
“The crowded party scene remains unthinkable in many parts of the world still grappling with the deadly virus. More than 21 million people have been infected across the globe, with tens of thousands of new cases reported every day in the United States, Brazil and India. But in Wuhan, life has gradually returned to normal since the metropolis of 11 million people in Hubei province lifted a stringent 76-day lockdown in early April.” — CNN