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United States: Aid To US Vice President Pence Tests Positive To COVID-19


Secretary of the press of US Vice President Mike Pence, Ms. Katie Miller on 8/5 was confirmed to be positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus. 

Miller, who is the wife of President Trump's top adviser, Steven Miller, said she did not show symptoms. After this information, Mr. Pence's flight to Des Moines was canceled on the morning of 8/5 (local time). Members of the Vice President's team who had recently been in contact with Ms. Miller had to leave Air Force Two at Andrews base for inspection.

By 6 am 9/5 (US time), the US continues to be the world's epidemic with 1,320,044 cases of COVID-19 (an increase of 27,421 cases from the previous day) and 78,529 deaths (an increase of 1,601 cases). 

To help reduce the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on the economy, President Donald Trump's administration is considering implementing more economic measures, possibly through executive orders such as allowing tax deferment. Income for 2019, which has been extended for another 3 months to July 15.

Blockade and restriction measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic took away 20.5 million jobs in the US in April 2020, thereby destroying nearly all jobs created in the decade, ahead of this world's largest economy. 

According to a US Department of Labor report released on May 8, the US unemployment rate in the past month has increased to 14.7% - a record high compared to the peak period in the global financial crisis demand in 2008-2009 and exceeded the unemployment rate of 10.8% in November 1982 - the highest level since the Second World War. 

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