Coronavirus updates on Wednesday 13 October
The guidelines of the Dpcm Green Pass have been published: from the 15th checks in public and private places through the reading of the incoming certificate, together with the detection of attendance and temperature. A free app will be provided to businesses. Without the pass, employees will have to be turned away. Grillo, Meloni and Salvini insist on free tampons. No from Minister Orlando. Meanwhile, the latest bulletin brings the data of the pandemic in Italy to 2,494 new cases and 49 deaths. Here is the map of the contagion in the world.
9.10 am – Boeing: employees vaccinated or may be fired
Boeing Co. has announced to employees that if they are not vaccinated against Covid-19 they could be fired. According to Seattle Times the deadline for the workers of the aerospace giant is 8 December. Compliance with these requirements is a condition for employment, the company says, adding that employees who are unable to meet these requirements … may be exempt from the company. Employees can apply for exemptions due to a disability or religious belief. Any employee who is granted this exemption will need to undergo frequent testing for Covid-19 and be prepared to submit a negative test result upon request. The policy will apply to approximately 125,000 employees in the United States.
9.00 -Coldiretti: in the fields 100 thousand without green pass
The obligation of the green pass is triggered in agriculture for about 400 thousand workers who are currently engaged in the countryside where, among other things, the grape harvest, the apple harvest and the olive harvest have just begun. what emerges from an analysis by Coldiretti which estimates the number of Italian and foreign agricultural workers not yet vaccinated at around 25%, for a total of about 100 thousand, after the signature of the Prime Minister Draghi at the Dpcm with the guidelines for controls.
8.38 am -Cnn: China will examine blood samples from Wuhan
China is preparing to examine tens of thousands of blood samples from the city of Wuhan as part of the investigation into the origins of Covid. CNN reported this, quoting a Chinese source. The samples, up to 200,000, are kept in the Wuhan blood bank and also include those from the last months of 2019, considered important by WHO investigators to try to determine when and where the virus passed to humans. The material is kept for two years, then the one relating to October-November 2019 close to the deadline. An official from the National Health Commission told CNN the samples will be analyzed once the two-year limit is reached.
7.30 – Free pads: transverse axis but Orlando says no
The tampons are free. Three days after the start of the green pass obligation for all workers, pressure on the government is growing to make the anti-Covid tests necessary to obtain green certification free for those who are not vaccinated. And a transversal axis is welded that goes from Matteo Salvini (among the first to ask the question together with the unions) to Beppe Grillo. But the owner of the Work, the dem Andrea Orlando, closes every chink: Making the tampon free means basically saying that those who are vaccinated have made a mistake, the minister cuts short. The request for free tampons accompanied the government’s decision to extend the obligation of the green pass to access both public and private workplaces
October 13, 2021 (change October 13, 2021 | 09:17)
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