Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus live updates Australia: Morrison says it’s time Australians go back to the office | Australia news

I wanted, today, to respond to the latest re-announcement. The latest triumph of marketing and spin over substance from Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg. Today’s re-announcement is about the so-called ‘digital strategy’. But once again, when you look at the detail, it’s more about announcement than delivery. Scott Morrison is always there for the photo …

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Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as global deaths pass 750,000 | World news

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and I’ll be bringing you the latest from around the world for the next few hours. Get in touch on Twitter @helenrsullivan or via email: [email protected] The UK government has confirmed that six countries, including France, will be removed …

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Regional Victoria stage 3 Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown rules explained | Melbourne

After Victoria recorded another 671 cases of coronavirus on Sunday and seven deaths, premier Daniel Andrews announced a “state of disaster” and sweeping new Covid restrictions across the state. Stage 3 restrictions will be in effect across all of regional Victoria from Thursday 6 August. The Covid-19 restrictions for Mitchell shire, which was already under …

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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne steps up Covid-19 response as South Africa cases top 350,000 | World news

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, leaving the ACT’s total at 113. There are five (5) active cases in the ACT. A total of 105 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in the ACT. There are no (0) COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals. The number …

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Pence hails ‘truly remarkable progress’ after US sees record new Covid-19 cases – live | US news

8.14pm BST20:14 Eleanor Holmes Norton, DC’s non-voting delegate to the House who has long pushed for statehood, celebrated the historic House passage of the DC statehood bill. Outside the Capitol, Norton held up a card indicating the 232-180 House vote approving the bill. Tyrone Turner (@tyronefoto) D.C. delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton holds up the vote …

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Mexico’s secret churches: invitation-only Catholic masses defy Covid-19 rules | Global development

The invitations arrive via text message or social media. “They ask you for a kind of password to let you in,” said Jesús Preciado, whose father has attended the secretive gatherings in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Diego Martínez, whose mother has attended the backstairs events, said they were off-limits to anyone not in the …

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UK coronavirus live: government under pressure to scrap 2m distancing rule in England – news updates | Politics

Patients are missing out on vital treatments, diagnostic tests and outpatient appointments due to the coronavirus pandemic, new data shows, as waiting times soar across NHS England. The full extent of the monumental pressure the NHS came under at the height of the Covid-19 crisis and the effect the crisis has had on patients is …

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Coronavirus Australia live update: more freedom as NSW and Victoria ease Covid-19 restrictions – latest news | Australia news

1.55am BST01:55 Eleanor Ainge Roy Some news from the other side of the bubble: New Zealand’s new opposition leader Todd Muller is calling on the government to explain to Kiwis why the country remains at level 2 alert, after nine days of no new cases. “Kiwis have made enormous sacrifices to flatten the curve, but …

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Global stocks climb as countries ease Covid-19 lockdown measures – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as coronavirus lockdown easing measures push equity markets higher 9.10am BST Newsflash: Singapore has unveiled its fourth economic stimulus package in response to the Covid-19 crisis this morning. The package is worth 33bn Singapore dollars (about £19bn), bringing the total stimulus to 100bn Singapore dollars which …

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Coronavirus live Australia: 1m tests conducted nationally as restrictions eased in NSW, Queensland and Victoria – latest news | Australia news

8.28am BST08:28 Sydney will host the resumption of the coronavirus-affected Supercars calendar, with racing planned to return next month. Supercars have not held a complete race meet since the season-opening Adelaide 500 in February. The Supercars website revealed Sydney Motorsport Park will be the venue of the long-awaited two-day second round on 27-28 June, albeit …

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