The Daily Populous

Sunday April 19th, 2020 evening edition

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Russians have withdrawn more than $13 billion in cash from their bank accounts since early March amid fears over the coronavirus crisis, according to a report.

Around 1 trillion rubles ($13.6 billion) was taken out of ATMs and bank branches in Russia over the past seven weeks, Bloomberg reported.

The amount totaled more than was withdrawn in the whole of 2019.

One instance was when Putin announced a tax on bank deposits of more than 1 million rubles and when he extended self-isolation measures until May.

"People were afraid that banks will be unavailable during the quarantine," Denis Poryvay, an analyst at Raiffeisenbank in Moscow, told the website.

But as infections started to rise sharply, Putin extended a paid non-working period for Russians until April 30.

Russia has more than 42,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and 361 deaths, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University. »

The Anabolic Window - Form

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Maybe you suffered from post workout protein anxiety when you’re unable to do so.

As you would expect after 10 weeks of training, both groups got significantly stronger but again, no significant difference between the pre and post protein groups.

In practical terms this means you can probably relax a little about downing a protein shake immediately after your workout. »

Protesters in Texas ignore social distancing, oppose lockdown

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New Jersey reported another 231 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the total there past 4000.

Protesters, many wearing Trump hats and shirts but not protective face masks, gathered in the Texas capitol Austin on Saturday chanting "USA!

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, on Friday extended school closures in his state through to the end of the academic year. »

Covid-19 clear: Vietnam goes three straight days without new infection

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Of the 268 Covid-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam so far, 201 have been discharged, including three foreigners on Saturday.

The remaining patients are under treatment at 17 facilities across the country.

Around 63,000 people are currently quarantined in Vietnam, of whom around 11,500 are in quarantine zones, while the rest are self-isolated at home. »