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A coronavirus case reportedly sent JPMorgan bankers home with less than a week before even more employees are set to return to the office

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JPMorgan sent an undisclosed number of employees home Tuesday after discovering a positive Covid-19 case among its ranks, according to a recent Bloomberg News report.
A spokesperson told the publication that the bank is “managing individual cases across the firm over the course of the last few months and following appropriate protocols when they occur.”
CEO Jamie Dimon has repeatedly expressed the need for in-person collaboration in recent weeks.
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5 New Health and Safety Tools for Your Travel Kit

5 New Health and Safety Tools for Your Travel Kit

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From disparate bookings to flight delays, you already had enough to worry about when you traveled-and that was before COVID-19. TripIt is here to equip you with the tools you need to help you make the best decisions for your trip. With your health and safety in mind, we've created new resources-and enhanced some of your most-trusted features-so you're better prepared for each step of your journey.
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Chinese city near Myanmar border to test all residents after coronavirus cases

Chinese city near Myanmar border to test all residents after coronavirus cases

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The Chinese city of Ruili will test all people there after authorities reported two new coronavirus cases imported from neighboring Myanmar, state media reported late on Monday. Ruili is part of Dehong Prefecture in China's southwestern province of Yunnan. The city asked residents to quarantine at home, according to state television CCTV.
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Britain warns it citizens of risk of arbitrary detention in China

Britain warns it citizens of risk of arbitrary detention in China

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Britain has issued new a travel advisory for China, warning that its nationals may be at risk of arbitrary detention, after several foreigners were held on various charges including cases involving state secrets and national security. “China's authorities have under certain circumstances detained foreigners citing ‘endangering national security',” the British Foreign Office said in its latest advice posted on its website. “There is also a risk of arbitrary detention, including of British Nationals,” it said. British advice previously contained no reference to the risk of arbitrary...
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US issues sweeping new travel warning for China, Hong Kong

US issues sweeping new travel warning for China, Hong Kong

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The U.S. on Tuesday issued a sweeping new advisory warning against travel to mainland China and Hong Kong, citing the risk of “arbitrary detention” and “arbitrary enforcement of local laws.” The advisory is likely to heighten tensions between the sides that have spiked since Beijing's imposition on Hong Kong of a strict new national security law in June that has already been met with a series of U.S. punitive actions. The statement warned U.S. citizens that China imposes “arbitrary detention and exit bans” to compel cooperation with investigations, pressure family members to return to...
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Mainland China reports eight new COVID-19 cases versus 10 a day earlier

Mainland China reports eight new COVID-19 cases versus 10 a day earlier

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Mainland China reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 14, down from 10 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said in a statement on Tuesday. The National Health Commission said all new reported cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas. The commission also reported nine new asymptomatic cases, down from 39 a day earlier. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 85,202. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.
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