The Daily Populous

Sunday April 12nd, 2020 morning edition

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If you are tempted to have a drink or seven two while working at home during the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone.

According to a new study, a full 25% of Wyoming workers who are newly employed-from-home are slamming a few back during the work hours.

The survey polled 3,000 American workers and the drink of choice among work-from-home boozers is beer.

Of our neighboring states only one has a lower percentage of boozers (and it’s not Utah).

Only 22% of South Dakotans are taking advantage of not having a boss around.

A full two-thirds of them are opening up the hatch while working on TPS reports.

Arkansas with only 8% admitting to honking the hooch. »

Trump reportedly said he would reject a bailout package if it included aid to keep the US Postal Service functioning

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had said lawmakers' plan to offer $13 billion in funding to the postal service could derail the entire package.

"I'll tell you who's the demise of the Postal Service, are these internet companies that give their stuff to the Postal Service.".

About 500 USPS workers have tested positive for COVID-19 and 462 others are presumed positive, postal service leaders told lawmakers, according to The Washington Post. »

For the first time in US history, every state is under a disaster declaration simultaneously

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is "literally at the edge" in regards to the number of ventilators available to treat coronavirus patients.

There are 61 ventilators available in the state warehouses, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said.

She believes the state will have bed spaces for everyone, but the concern continues to be the availability of personal protection equipment and ventilators. »

Google has banned the Zoom app from all employee computers over ‘security vulnerabilities’

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Google has banned the use of Zoom on employees’ computers, according to a new report.

Google has barred employees from using Zoom on company computers, BuzzFeed reported and Business Insider has confirmed.

The company sent an email to all employees with the Zoom app on their computers and told them that the app would stop working this week, citing “security vulnerabilities.” »