Health

Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria reports six new cases and no deaths | Australia news

Good morning, Hundreds more people are expected to be tested for Covid-19 in the northern Victorian town of Shepparton today after three people working in a tyre shop tested positive on Monday. Some people were turned away from testing sites as long queues formed yesterday, but another drive-through testing site has been set up today. …

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Starmer calls for ‘circuit break’ lockdown across England – Channel 4 News

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of losing control of the fight against coronavirus in England. He said that the government should not have overruled its committee of scientific advisers when they called for a circuit break lockdown. But the government has defended its decision, describing it as a very difficult balance …

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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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Pioneering B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher honoured on new Canada Post stamp

A renowned British Columbia doctor is being celebrated for his pioneering work fighting HIV/AIDS with a new commemorative stamp. Dr. Julio Montaner is one of six distinguished Canadian doctors and researchers whose faces will grace the new run of stamps from Canada Post. Read more: B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher up for hall of fame Montaner, who …

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Police warn people not to party this weekend – Channel 4 News

Treating the weekend before new coronavirus restrictions come into force as an excuse to party would be “incredibly irresponsible”, the Police Federation have warned – ahead of the new rules limiting social gatherings to six people in England, Scotland and Wales. Across the UK, another 3,497 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the last …

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Teen Who Fed Columbus Officers Buys Meals for Cleveland Police

Seventeen-year-old Markel Davis — the teenager who cooked and delivered meals to hundreds of Columbus officers during the June protests — delivered full meals to two precincts of the Cleveland Police Department on Saturday, after raising the money online. When Davis heard Cleveland Police Detective James Skernivitz was shot and killed in the line of duty Thursday …

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Coronavirus: 2 travel-related cases reported by Middlesex-London Health Unit – London

Two new cases of the novel coronavirus were reported by officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) on Monday, bringing the total case count in the region to 730. Three new recoveries were reported, bringing the recovery count to 655. There have been 57 deaths. The latest death was reported on June 12. There are …

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Coronavirus updates: US reports over 1,300 new deaths for 2nd straight day

There were 1,356 coronavirus-related deaths recorded in the U.S. on Wednesday. August 20, 2020, 9:28 AM 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 787,000 people worldwide. Over 22.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused …

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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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Apple Closes Many Retail Stores Back Down

Tech giant Apple has reclosed 11 of its stores in Southern California, Maryland, Ohio, and Tennessee due to local increases in Wuhan coronavirus infections. This makes a total of 91 American stores that have been closed back down after opening. 9to5Mac reports that tech giant Apple has chosen to close 11 of its retail stores in the …

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