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Traveller on York Region Transit tests positive for COVID-19

Traveller on York Region Transit tests positive for COVID-19 – 680 NEWS


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Last Updated Sep 28, 2020 at 6:57 pm EDT


YRT bus picking up passengers at Finch Transit hub

An individual who travelled on York Region Transit in the last two weeks has tested positive for COVID-19.

York Region Public Health confirmed the positive test and were first made aware of the case on September 25.

According to YRT the individual wore a face mask while they were on YRT

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Falcons place first-round pick A.J. Terrell on COVID-19 list

The Atlanta Falcons placed cornerback A.J. Terrell on the reserved/COVID-19 list on Saturday. He is the first player to be placed on the list since the season kicked off Sept. 10.

Terrell, the 16th overall pick in the 2020 draft, will miss Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Being placed on the list does not mean the player has the COVID-19 virus. They are placed on the list either because of a positive test or because they have been exposed to someone who tested positive. Those in contact with people who tested positive enter quarantine.

The league is not releasing if a player tests positive, and how quickly players are taken off the list and can play again is subject to

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Salaryo raises $5.8 million to provide COVID-19 financing relief for SMEs

Total amount raised reaches $12 million; the fintech startup has processed over $60 million in loan applications year-to-date and plans to launch additional small business banking products in 2021

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Salaryo, a pioneering fintech platform for U.S. freelancers and startups, today announced it has raised a total of $5.8 million in funding from Variant Investments, Dubai-based private equity fund KEN Investments, Techstars Ventures and Michael Ullmann’s investment group, bringing its total funding to $12 million. The majority of the round was funded earlier this year and the company will use the funds to propel the growth of its small business lending activity and to launch new business banking products in 2021.

Salaryo Logo (PRNewsfoto/Salaryo)

Salaryo provides fully-digital business term loans and lines of credit for small businesses. The company has successfully provided financing to hundreds of entrepreneurs and

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Macy’s Shows Progress and Confidence Navigating COVID-19 Amid Q2 Losses

At Macy’s Inc., the numbers haven’t turned around yet, but perceptions are starting to.

Despite continued heavy losses and headwinds, Macy’s, according to its chairman and chief executive Jeff Gennette, is poised to grab hundreds of millions of dollars in market share from stores being closed by competitors, increase cost savings, commence holiday selling earlier this year, and test small store prototypes and unveil new private brands.

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Macy’s has long been regarded as a retail dinosaur, but Gennette, during an interview Wednesday, portrayed the retailer as agile enough to navigate through the pandemic and adjust to shifts in what consumers are currently buying. He said the company performed better than expected last quarter, and that luxury sales had a surprising resurgence.

Some analysts and retail experts have lately expressed greater confidence in the company compared to seasons past, citing the store’s raising over $4 billion in debt

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I Need Money During COVID-19. Should I Cash Out a CD Early?

The cash you have in a CD could be a lifeline right now — despite the drawbacks of withdrawing it early.

Many Americans are struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re in need of money, the first place to go is emergency savings. But what if you’ve already depleted your regular savings account, and have some money in a certificate of deposit? Should you cash out your CD during this crisis?

The downside of cashing out a CD

The potential problem with putting money into a CD is that if you cash out early, you’ll be penalized.

There’s no preset penalty for cashing out a CD: The penalty you pay depends on your bank and the term of your CD. But for a one-year CD, you can expect to lose about three months’ worth of interest by cashing out before the end of the term.

Clearly, losing that interest

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San Mateo Co.: Inmates Accused Of Covid-19 Unemployment Insurance Fraud

By Eli Walsh

Bay City News Foundation

More than 20 people, including multiple state and local inmates, are accused of netting more than $150,000 in fraudulent COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic unemployment insurance, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

A total of 13 current inmates at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City and the state prison system and eight people who were out of custody at the time are accused of the fraud scheme, according to Assistant District Attorney Sean Gallagher.


The case’s defendants are accused of filing 16 fraudulent unemployment insurance claims with the California Economic Development Department, Gallagher said, resulting in a payout of more than $150,000, a number that could increase as the investigation continues.



The district attorney’s office and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating the alleged fraud “for well over a month,” Gallagher said.

In addition to the 16 alleged

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Already Leaning Towards Digital Money, Covid-19 Pushes More People Towards Contactless Payments

With the rise of payment platforms like Venmo and Paypal, debit/credit cards and Apple Pay, consumers have been using less and less cash each year. We often get paid in non-cash transactions with automatic deposits into our accounts and most of our daily spending involves our cards or phone.

Then Covid-19 enters the picture, and over 6 months the digital money trend has been accelerated considerably. Coronavirus has raised health and safety concerns around using cash and coins, with consumers and merchants both more eager than ever to adopt digital payment methods.

Rapyd, a global fintech organization, conducted a survey online in August 2020

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Responding to COVID-19 | PA.GOV

On May 4, 2020, Governor Wolf provided guidance that details procedures businesses must follow to conduct in-person operations in counties that move to the yellow phase of reopening.

All businesses, including non-profits, permitted to conduct in-person operations are subject to this guidance. This guidance is based on the building safety and business safety orders, under which nearly all life-sustaining businesses have been operating during the red phase.

Under the yellow phase of reopening, life-sustaining businesses that could not conduct either all or part of their operations via telework will continue to conduct their operations in-person, and many non-life-sustaining businesses will be permitted to restart their in-person operations through the loosening of some restrictions under the stay-at-home and business closure orders.

Protecting Employees

All businesses that have been conducting their operations in whole or in part remotely through individual teleworking must continue telework operations for each of those employees.

All businesses

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COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Eligibility Wizard

The COVID-19 outbreak is causing extraordinary disruption for companies
and non-profits across the Garden State.
The NJEDA wants to make it easy for organizations to understand what support
programs are available to you to help stabilize your operations and
get back on a pathway to growth.

This is a beta version of the Eligibility Wizard that focuses on newly announced State Emergency
Assistance
programs and the SBA disaster loan program. We will be updating it regularly as new federal, state, local,
and philanthropic programs become available.

El brote de COVID-19 está causando trastornos extraordinarios para las empresas y
organizaciones sin fines de lucro en todo el estado de New Jersey. Es el deseo de New Jersey
Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) facilitar que las organizaciones comprendan qué
programas de apoyo están disponibles para ayudarlas a estabilizar sus operaciones y reanudar
su crecimiento.

Esta es una versión beta del Asistente

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