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Australia Coronavirus: 2 million residents of Brisbane go into 3-day lockdown

Over 2 million residents of the Australian city of Brisbane began a 3-three-day lockdown after a cleaner in its hotel quarantine system became infected with coronavirus. Health officials said the cleaner had the highly transmissible UK variant and they were afraid it could spread. Brisbane has seen very few cases of the virus beyond quarantined […]

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Four sisters invent coronavirus board game during lockdown and now its selling by thousands

The four Schwaderlapp sisters during the first lockdown in Germany decided to put their long hours indoors to good use – by inventing a coronavirus board game that is selling by the thousands. “Corona – the rush to the shops” can be played by up to four players, who compete to buy all the groceries […]

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Man puts advertisement in newspaper to SELL kidney to replay loans after lockdowns, curfews HIT business

An Indian man has given an advertisement in a newspaper to put one of his kidneys on sale to repay his debt after lockdowns one after the other hit his business. 28-year-old, Sabzar Ahmad Khan, is a car dealer from south Kashmir’s Qazigund gave an ad that had a title: “Kidney for sale”. “I want […]

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Lockdown of Melbourne towers due to Covid-19 BREACHED human rights laws

The lockdown of nine towers in Melbourne due to Covid-19 breached human rights laws, an ombudsman has found. About 3,000 people under police guard were confined to their housing unit from 4 July for up to two weeks, after a state government order. The residents were given no notice, meaning many people were left without […]

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Germany imposes STRICTER lockdown from December 16 as infections reach RECORD levels

Germany imposes stricter lockdown ahead of the Christmas period as the number of deaths and infections from the coronavirus reaches record levels. Non-essential shops will close across the country from Wednesday, as will schools, with children to be cared for at home wherever possible. Chancellor Angela Merkel blamed Christmas shopping for a “considerable” rise in […]

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Greenhouse gas concentration rose this year again despite COVID-19 lockdowns

The greenhouse gas concentration climbed to new records in 2019 and rose again this year despite drop in emissions due to COVID-19 lockdowns, the World Meteorological Organization said on Monday. Many scientists expect the biggest annual fall in carbon emissions in generations this year as measures to contain coronavirus have grounded planes, docked ships and […]

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New Covid-19 restrictions affect 40 million people in California as infections surge

California begun a night-time curfew, in an attempt to curb a surge in coronavirus cases. The state reported a total of one million cases last week, making it the second state to do so after Texas. The new daily curfew, from 22:00 local time on Saturday until 05:00, will carry on until 21 December, with a […]

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Priest fined £1,000 after 200 guests attend wedding at his Church without his knowing

A priest has been fined GBP£ 1,000 for flouting the lockdown restrictions in the United Kingdom. In a wedding at his church, a total of 200 guests were in attendance while, only 15 people are permitted as per the lockdown rules. The police went to the Our Lady of the Angels church in Nuneaton to […]

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France reports RECORD 87,000 virus infections for the third straight day

France reported almost 87,000 new coronavirus cases, the third daily record in a row after health authorities said the numbers were under-reported earlier in the week. A week after the government imposed a second lockdown to attempt to contain the spread of the virus, the risk of overwhelmed hospitals is a growing concern for French […]

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India’s largest crocodile park is running out of funds amid virus lockdown

India’s largest crocodile park has a little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research, as ticket revenue shrinks after coronavirus lockdowns choking revenue. Annual sales of about 5 million tickets usually make up roughly half the revenue of the park. The park is located about […]

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Two major cities in Zimbabwe forced to shutdown to prevent anti-government demonstrations

Two main cities of Zimbabwe were shut down on Friday to prevent anti-government protests from demonstrating over corruption and economic crisis. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s critics say his government is resorting to the authoritarian tactics  by banning demonstrations, and abducting and arresting opponents. Mnangagwa has said the protests constitute an “insurrection” by the opposition. His ZANU-PF party […]

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10 Indians die after consuming sanitizer with water and soft drinks

At least ten people died after consuming sanitizer as an alternative to liquor in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Two people died on Thursday night and the other eight died on Friday morning. The victims of Kurichedu village in Prakasam district had been allegedly consuming sanitiser for the past few days, mixing it with water […]