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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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Ghislaine Maxwell arrest sends tremors through Epstein’s celebrity circle | US news

When the British socialite and media heiress Ghislaine Maxwell arrived in New York City in 1991, she was eager to make new friends, and she succeeded in making some of the best kind, such as John F Kennedy Jr, the son of the late president. But the man who became Maxwell’s “best friend”, by his …

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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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Coronavirus live news: Spain to allocate time slots for outdoor activities; South Korea reports no new cases | World news

Interpol said it had received reports from police in Ireland, Malaysia, Spain and Britain identifying delivery drivers transporting drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, ketamine and ecstasy. Earlier this month, the Spanish National Police identified and arrested seven people dressed as food delivery drivers in Alicante and Valencia, said Interpol. It added that those involved in …

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Missing mother’s body found over a year after ‘her boyfriend murdered her’

Drew Carter has been arrested in connection with Jessica Flores’s murder. Flores was missing for over a year before her body was discovered last week. (Picture: Facebook/Gary Police Department) The body of a mother missing for over a year was discovered in a wooded area and her then-boyfriend has been charged with her murder, police …

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Coronavirus live news: US Covid-19 death toll passes 50,000 | World news

Global confirmed death toll passes 190,000 Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say at least 193,042 people have died since the outbreak began, while at least 2.7m have been infected. The figures are likely to significantly underestimate the true scale of the pandemic due to suspected under-reporting and differing testing regimes. UK records 684 more hospital …

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Incredible moment woman with Down syndrome is clapped by medics as she leaves hospital after beating coronavirus – The Sun

A WOMAN with Down syndrome has received a standing ovation after beating coronavirus. The emotional moment was captured as the woman, whose name was withheld, was pushed in a wheelchair decorated with balloons as she was discharged from hospital. 3 A woman with Down syndrome is clapped as she leaves hospital after beating COVID-19Credit: WPLG …

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Coronavirus live news: cases worldwide near 2 million as Trump repeats WHO funding threat | World news

Positive news from leading public health body in Germany, the Robert Koch Institute, whose head, Lothar Wieler has said the country’s attempts to control the virus’ spread are showing “positive tendencies”. “We cannot yet talk of a containment, but of a slowing down,” Wieler said in his first briefing since the Easter break. According to …

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Coronavirus live news: global trade forecast to fall by up to a third as US sees highest one-day death toll | World news

8.16pm BST20:16 A single care home in the English county of Bedfordshire has lost 15 residents; five of whom had tested positive for Covid-19, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed the deaths and said it does not recommend testing new cases in care homes when some patients have already tested positive “as it …

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Coronavirus live news: Spain records new highest daily death toll, as Syria reports first Covid-19 death | World news

7.25pm BST19:25 More than £250,000 has been raised to help provide free hot meals for NHS staff, less than a week after the initiative was started by a small group of friends. 4,000 meals have been provided to hospitals, and tens of thousands more are expected soon. “We were talking about how a group of …

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