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Waseca County among COVID-19 hotspots as test positivity rates rise

Mankato Free Press 06 Aug 2021
MANKATO — Waseca County joined others in the south-central region in having COVID-19 positivity rates spike over the last week, further solidifying them as hotspots ... .

Permanent starting salaries rise at record pace

The Business Desk 06 Aug 2021
There was a record rise in permanent salaries in the Midlands in July amid a combination of sharp growth in demand for staff and a marked deterioration in the supply of candidates ... Record rise in permanent salaries ... All four English regions also saw permanent salaries rise at unprecedented rates, with the sharpest increase seen in the Midlands.

Recruitment up in Scotland but businesses struggling to find staff, report finds

Irish Independent 06 Aug 2021
“Latest data pointed to another strong month for the Scottish labour market, with hiring activity continuing to rise sharply for both permanent and temporary staff, and the rates of increase among the fastest recorded since the survey began in 2003 ... to the rise witnessed in June.

Tackling the demographic headwind

China Daily 06 Aug 2021
Reducing the financial burden on families could boost China's fertility rate and so help offset the challenge of the country's rapidly aging population ... The low fertility rate, together with rising life expectancy, is making China undergo what is probably the world's most rapid demographic transition ... The total fertility rate was around 6 then.

Starter salaries rising amid candidate shortages

BBC News 06 Aug 2021
Job starting salaries are rising at record rates due to shortages in candidates, according to KPMG. Rising demand for staff to fill vacancies resulted in the sharpest salary inflation rate in almost 24 years of data collection, its jobs survey found.

RBI to announce its bi-monthly monetary policy review today

Hindustan Times 06 Aug 2021
Financial experts, cited by PTI, expect that RBI will adopt a "wait-and-watch" strategy since it has little elbow room to manoeuvre monetary policies as higher commodity prices and rising global rates following the Covid-19 recovery leave serious implications on production costs.

Xeneta: Container Rates Set New Records with Little Relief Ahead

The Maritime Executive 06 Aug 2021
Container shipping rates are continuing the unprecedented rise to previously unthinkable levels ... The Far East indices followed suit, with a record-breaking 24 percent rise in export rates (up 110 percent year-on-year) while imports edged up by 7.3 percent (43 percent higher than in July 2020).

Most Fulton County students required to mask in Georgia

The Lufkin News 06 Aug 2021
ATLANTA (AP) — One of Georgia's largest school districts will require masks for most of its students, at least for now, as rising COVID-19 infections continue to scramble school district plans across the state ... Others are changing their plans because of rising COVID-19 cases.

We are ready to raise rates, Bank warns

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Aug 2021
Rates are projected to rise as the economy recovers strongly on the back of the vaccines and the removal of restrictions.Sponsored.

Health officials discuss mask mandates

The Intelligencer 06 Aug 2021
Ngozi Ezike noted that the rise of the Delta variant of the ... “With the rising rates of the virus, I wasn’t surprised by the governor’s announcement, but we didn’t know about it ahead of time,” said Amy Yeager, public information officer for the Madison County Health Department.

Health officials: Help get the spread of the virus under control in Cayuga County

Auburnpub dot com 06 Aug 2021
Community transmission levels are on the rise and vaccination rates have not increased enough for herd (community) immunity (around 75% of community would need to be vaccinate) ... The Delta variant is present and highly contagious, and our community isn’t as protected as it could be with a low community vaccination rate of around 50 percent.

Analysts Differ on their Forecast for Tomorrow’s Jobs Report

FX Empire 06 Aug 2021
They have also acknowledged that the current path of fiscal stimulus coupled with quantitative easing as well as interest rates near zero is unsustainable ... Even though the Federal Reserve has said that they will let inflationary rates run hot, even Chairman Powell acknowledged that they did not expect the PCE to rise to double their current mandate.

Bell COVID-19 threat rises to Level 1 with ‘uncontrolled’ transmission’

TDT News 06 Aug 2021
She said the move to the highest threat level is due to the continued high incidence and hospitalization rates ... The county’s incidence rate also continued to rise to 348.3 cases per 100,000 people — similar to what the county was seeing in early February ... highest rate in the state.

Saban says Alabama football returning to 2020 COVID protocols for 6 weeks

Dothan Eagle 06 Aug 2021
That makes Alabama the least-vaccinated state in the nation though rates have been on the rise recently. Tuscaloosa County is behind the state average with 31 percent of its residents fully vaccinated as the 14-day average case rate up 164%, according to the New York Times.

Covid 3rd wave may pull GDP growth down to 7%: Economist Abhijit Banerjee

Live Mint 06 Aug 2021
Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Thursday apprehended that the impending third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic might adversely impact the GDP, and its growth rate might go down to 7 per cent, even below the IMF's recent projection of 9.5 per cent ... Premium Premium Inflation rise not structural, rate hike to begin from ....

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