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Covid 19 Australia: NSW records 1351 cases, 12 deaths; Victoria records 514 cases

New South Wales has recorded 1351 new local cases of Covid-19. Twelve Covid-related deaths were also reported by NSW Health. The deaths include a man in his 40s, a man in his 50s, two men in their 60s, two women in their 60s, a man in his 70s, a woman in her 70s, three women […]

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Covid 19 Australia: NSW records 1288 cases and seven deaths, Victoria gives up on elimination

New South Wales has recorded 1288 new local cases of Covid-19 and seven deaths. There have been 107 Covid-related deaths since the Sydney outbreak began in mid-June, and there are currently 957 people hospitalised with Covid-19 in NSW, 160 of whom are in ICU. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said yesterday the state was getting ready […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW records 177 new cases, four-week lockdown extension confirmed

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed 177 new Covid cases were recorded overnight. It comes as 172 new infections were announced yesterday, making it the worst day since the current outbreak began. Ms Berejiklian has finally confirmed that Greater Sydney will remain under lockdown for an extra month. At the moment, the lockdown is set […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW records 136 community cases – highest daily total since Sydney outbreak began

New South Wales have recorded 136 new cases of Covid, their highest daily total of infections so far. One person has also died. The man who died was 89 years old. The Premier says the situation that exists now in New South Wales, namely around south-western and now Western Sydney suburbs, is regarded as a […]

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Lapland records hottest day for more than a century as heatwave grips Nordic countries

Lapland has recorded its hottest temperature for more than a century after hitting 33.6C (92.5F) during a heatwave which has been gripping Finland. The figure at the Nordic country’s Utsjoki-Kevo weather station near the border with Norway was recorded by the Finnish Meteorological Institute on Monday. It marks the warmest day in Lapland since 34.7C […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Fiji records 94 cases, isolation facilities overflow

By Lice Movono for RNZ A new daily record of Covid-19 cases in Fiji has been announced as 94 new cases are confirmed in 24 hours. The Fiji government is now unable to isolate cases at its facilities, sending positive people home instead. It has announced it was preparing to focus on caring for severely […]

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Australia records fewest coronavirus cases since June: Live news

France logs record daily jump of more than 13,000 new cases as Spain orders a partial lockdown in its capital region. Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei tested positive for COVID-19, as did France’s Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire. France logged a record daily jump of more than 13,000 new cases; Spain ordered a partial lockdown in […]