NEWS SUMMARY-INTELLIGENCE REPORT WEDNESDAY 7/15/2020
(LIMITED SERVICE WHEN ABLE THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY)
Walmart imposing a nationwide muzzle order for its stores. Face coverings required for all customers in all stores in all states and localities by the retail giant.....Other large retailers are following suit.......CNN STORY
Here in Pennsylvania Democrat Governor Tom Wolf imposing new restrictions aimed at "mitigation" of Covid-19. They include reducing restaurant indoor seating capacity to 25 percent, only allowing alcoholic beverage consumption with meals at bars and limiting indoor gatherings to 25 people. Churches not included in that last restriction.......WGAL-TV STORY
TWITTER HIT BY A MASSIVE DISRUPTION OF HIGH PROFILE ACCOUNTS IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE A SCHEME RELATED TO BITCOIN.........BBC NEWS
China says it will impose sanctions on US citizens and organizations in retaliation for President Trump's decision to impose sanctions over China's new security law in Hong Kong......TASS STORY
Chinese government media urging public and painful retaliation for the UK's decision to ban telecom firm Huawei from its 5 G system......YAHOO NEWS UK
French President Emmanuel Macron intends to make wearing of masks (muzzles) mandatory in "closed public spaces" in France beginning August 1st. Health experts in France urging the measure because of Covid-19 (BFM-TV Google Translation)
CORONAVIRUS STATS IN THE US TODAY FROM WORLDOMETERS SHOW 71,670 NEW CASES.....TOP THREE STATES TEXAS 12,235, FLORIDA 10,181 AND CALIFORNIA 9,687. AMONG THE OTHERS VIRGINIA WITH 1,084, MICHIGAN WITH 1,049 AND IDAHO WITH 727......
"I do think the fall and winter of 2020 and 2021 are going to be probably one of the most difficult times we've experienced in American public health"
Those words spoken by the director of the Centers for Disease Control Robert Redfield as he expressed his concern about continued Covid-19 infections coming together with seasonal flu infections this coming fall and winter........BUSINESS INSIDER
The coronavirus story around the world reported today from the perspective of BBC News on its daily blog.......BBC NEWS CORONAVIRUS BLOG 7/15/2020
That's the way it really is Wednesday July 15th, 2020, another day in the Dictatorship of Covid-19.