Calls for urgency as UK govt launchefurlough grants
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PeoplemaintainsocialdistancewhiletheyqueueoutsideaNatwestbankasthespreadofthecoronavirusdisease(COVID-19)continues,inLondon,Britain,March26,2020.[Photo/Agencies]BritainsprogramtohelpprotectjobsduringthenovelcoronaviruscrisisstartedonMondayw

   PeoplemaintainsocialdistancewhiletheyqueueoutsideaNatwestbankasthespreadofthecoronavirusdisease(COVID-19)continues,inLondon,Britain,March26,2020.[Photo/Agencies]BritainsprogramtohelpprotectjobsduringthenovelcoronaviruscrisisstartedonMondaywithestimatesofitscostrangingfromabout42to50billionpounds($52to$62billion).AtanewsbriefingonMonday,ChancelloroftheExchequerRishiSunaksaid"weveneverseenaneconomiccrisislikethisone"andthatthegovernmentwantsto"protectasmanypeopleaspossibleintheirexistingjobs",,andthatmorethan140,000companieshadappliedonthefirstday,wages,orupto2,500poundsamonth,etheeconomicfalloutofthenovelcoronavirus,,directorgeneraloftheBritishChambersofCommerce,researchindicatesthat,"two-thirdsoffirmshavefurloughedsomeportionoftheirworkforce".RainNewton-Smith,theConfederationofBritishIndustryschiefeconomist,said:"Ensuringsupportgetstowhereitsneededmost-fast-isoftheutmostimportance."SunakaddedtheTreasuryhasbeen"sowingtheseedsofourultimaterecovery",addingthat"entrepreneurshipwilldrivetheUKseconomyrecovery".Healsoaddressedtheongoingpersonalprotectiveequipment,orPPE,issue,sayingthegovernmentis"workingtoresolve"theissueofabatchstuckinTurkeydueto"unexpecteddelays".Headdedregularshipmentswerearrivingandthatitisan"internationalchallenge"sDepartmentofHealthandSocialCareannouncedanother449patientshavediedinthenationshospitalsaftercontractingthevirus,bringingthetotalto16,willbeexpandedby30,,Asianandminorityethnat34percentofmorethan4,800criticallyillpatientswithCOVID-19identifiedasblack,,chairoftheBritishMedicalAssociation,saiditwasvitaltofindoutwhyethnicminoritiesaredisproportionatelyaffected."Wemustdoeverythingwecannowtopreventfurtherdeaths,""beforetheendofnextweek"andwantstoleadtheUKoutofthelockdown,treat,Chequers,aft"trafficlight"strategy,supposedlydrawnupbygovernmentscientists,toeaseBritainoutoflockdowninthreestages,ockdown,,TheGuardianreportedthattheNationalHealthServicecouldbefacedwithbillionsofpoundsofmedicalnegligenceclaimsifitdoesnotgrantsomeformoflegalimmunitytomedics,eneedforemergencylegislation.。

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