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Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the IMF expects a recovery in 2021, saying it could be a “sizeable rebound”, but only if nations succeed in containing the economic fallout.
Gina Raimondo declared on Friday after reporting the largest 24-hour jump in new cases that all bars and restaurants would be closed, and that the national guard deployed in the state must go door to door in “coastal” communities (eg most of the state) checking for travelers from New York.
Slovakia, one of the last countries in Europe to detect cases of COVID-19, said on Friday that trucks carrying non-essential goods would not be allowed to enter the country via border crossings from Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, as Slovakia steps up efforts to suppress the outbreak.
It's the latest disappointing news as the China-ruled city hopes to prevent a travel-related resurgence.
To reduce the number of social contacts, Hungary is joining the 'lockdown' club, imposing restrictions on citizens leaving their homes between March 28 and April 11, PM Viktor Orban said he will present a plan of action to restart the economy in the first half of April.