Mumbai: Maharashtra recorded 10,483 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the state’s COVID-19 tally to 4,90,262. Also, 300 people succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in the state to 17,092 and the fatality rate to 3.49 per cent, as per the latest information shared by the state health department. Here are some of the other COVID-19 and lockdown highlights of August 7 from Mumbai, Maharashtra and the rest of the country: Mumbai reports 862 fresh cases Mumbai on Friday reported 862 new cases of coronavirus and with that, the case count of the Maximum City climbed to 1,21,027. Also, 45 patients succumbed to the virus taking the death toll to 6,690. On the contrary, as many as 93,897 patients have recovered till date and the number of active cases in the city is now pitched at 20,143. Dharavi's COVID-19 count crosses 2,600-mark The slum-clusters of Dharavi crossed the 2,600-mark with seven fresh COVID-19 cases being reported on Friday (August 7). … [Read more...] about COVID-19 August 7 Highlights: Mumbai reports 862 new cases; Maharashtra recovery rate stands at 66.76 per cent
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Motorists heading through Hampshire faced 15 miles of queues, with delays on the A31, M27 and M3 towards the coast. Visitors to the South West were told to avoid busy beaches amid a rush to Cornwall, with the RNLI saying: 'If you arrive at the beach and it is simply too crowded, consider moving on and spending your day elsewhere.' … [Read more...] about ‘Have we forgotten social distancing?’ Drinkers pack into beer gardens and terraces after hottest August day in 17 years which saw sunseekers flock to beaches across the UK
On YouTube India, the daily views of videos with #withme in the title (cook with me, study with me) increased by 600% from March 15 compared to their average views earlier. Gokulakrishnan Kalaikovan, who is a part of the Google Developers Experts programme, a global network of technology experts and influencers, says the trend went so far that he has observed people discuss ideas for a book they had suddenly got the time to write and then go on to do it live. “People who never did videos before are doing it now,” he says. “Twitch [a live streaming service] was popular for gaming before, but now people are using it for live coding.” … [Read more...] about How a pandemic pushed social media influencers to evolve
Writer Ben Simeon responded that 'a new staff member was told, "Every day [Ellen] picks someone different to really hate. It's not your fault, just suck it up for the day and she'll be mean to someone else the next day." They didn't believe it, but it ended up being entirely true.' … [Read more...] about Ellen DeGeneres makes a telling comment about ‘not wanting to pay her staff overtime’ in a resurfaced Australian TV interview from 2013 – as she apologises to her team amid a probe into ‘toxic, bullying’ workplace
But a royal insider dismissed her claim, telling MailOnline: 'It's interesting to see how many people have razor sharp recollections of events that took place some 20 years ago – it's difficult to believe that these events can be remembered with such clarity at this distance.' … [Read more...] about Prince Andrew ‘burst with ecstasy’: Virginia Roberts claims ‘sex with foot-licking fetishist Duke was the longest 10 minutes of my life’ in explosive unsealed court documents
But here, where some see cancel culture’s insidious reach in these stories, I see only baffling cowardice. If a bank or a journalism institution or a research firm believes no rules were broken by their employees or associates, they have to figure out how to articulate that when the angry tweets come. People on Twitter do not have the capacity to hire and fire a person — HR departments do, and no number of tweets can change that. “We’re trending and worried about it” is not just cause. The villain you’re looking for — the real cancel culture — is at-will employment, and the ability of employers to dismiss an employee without legitimate reasons. … [Read more...] about Tech Companies Helped Foster Cancel Culture. They Should Have To Answer For It.
Her passive-aggressive streak often shows itself on screen, such as when she relentlessly badgered singer Taylor Swift to reveal who her boyfriends were, bullied Mariah Carey into admitting she was pregnant, or when she hauled an embarrassed member of the audience on stage after she was secretly filmed taking more than her allotted share of Ellen-related freebies before the show. … [Read more...] about Queen of (daytime) mean: TOM LEONARD on why $50m-a-year TV host Ellen DeGeneres is facing savage backlash over ‘bullying’ on starry chat show where she tells people to ‘be kind’
But it might be enough to simply look to the streets to see who Belarusians support. With their flashy and innovative campaign, Tikhanovskaya and her women partners have managed to organize the biggest public rallies Belarus has seen since becoming independent in 1991. … [Read more...] about Belarus’s Authoritarian President Mocked The Role Of Women In Politics. Now Three Of Them Are Rallying The Nation Against Him.
"This is a little bit more controversial theory," Elkind said. But with everyone on lockdown, there were fewer cars on the road and less pollution. "We know that air pollution is an important risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. So that could account for some of the same effect. There may have been an actual decrease in incidence of these events." … [Read more...] about Heart attack victims may be dying because of coronavirus fears, study finds
**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Biden needs a veep who can do the talking - Trump tries to shore up Ohio amid corona woes - DNC lineup touts unity, nods to bipartisanship - Dems, Team Trump scramble to revive stimulus talks - ‘The boars calmly ate a pizza from his backpack’BIDEN NEEDS A VEEP WHO CAN DO THE TALKINGJoe Biden’s Delaware home? Because if so, that’s exactly where Democrats would like to put him today. unexpectedly introduced cocaine into the conversation. Then he managed to yet again to sound dismissive of Black voters’ concerns as he was discussing the political diversity among Hispanics. first presidential run and it’s been that way this time or else we’re lying, dog-faced pony soldiers. George W. Bush scored something like 40 percent of the Hispanic vote in 2004 – but differs dramatically state to … [Read more...] about Biden needs a veep who can do the talking