Victoria records 439 new coronavirus cases and 11 more deaths as Premier Daniel Andrews announces massive $4,957 on-the-spot fines to crackdown on quarantine dodgers – and flights into the state are cancelled

Pictured: Empty trams cross in front of Flinders Street Station on Sunday. Melbourne residents are banned from leaving their homes between 8pm and 5am other than for a small number of essential reasons under an unprecedented night-time curfew

Shopping malls outside containment zones reopen today with new guidelines

Shopping malls located outside containment zones in Mumbai city and suburbs will open today after a gap of more than four months, with a new set of measures – for management as well as visitors – to avoid the spread of Covid-19. The BMC guidelines encourage “persons above 65 years of age, persons with comorbidities, […]

Hundreds protest county sheriff’s Facebook posts

“While I did not see the comments because they were immediately deleted when the post was removed in its entirety, I want to make it clear that I strongly condemn those hateful and racist comments which have no place in our, or any community,” Falco wrote.

Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. Power outages also spread as trees fell, with more than 3.7 million customers losing electricity across multiple states as of 10:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday, according to PowerOutage.US, which tracks utility reports. New York City’s power utility said it saw more […]

Hurricanes complete sweep, eliminate Rangers

It was Shesterkin’s first start of the series after missing the first two games. He played well, but did not get anywhere near enough support from the team in front of him. It certainly wasn’t for a lack of effort. It was just the simple fact that Carolina is a faster, more talented, and better […]

‘The end of the story of my daughter, my wife’: the victims of the Sri Lanka attacks

John Fallon, Pearson’s CEO, said Kowalski had just arrived at his hotel when he was killed in an explosion. “We’re angry that a good man, who took simple pleasure in fixing things, has been killed, along with many others, by evil men and women who know only how to destroy,” Fallon wrote in a note […]

Philippine capital, surrounding provinces return to lockdown

One of the doctors who joined the call warned that if the infections were not halted, the country would be the next New York City, where people die on stretchers due to lack of space in hospitals.

Coronavirus latest: Beijing outbreak ‘extremely severe’ as fears grow over second wave

Age is a common risk factor. Usingdata from 188countries, the authorsestimate that 66% of people over 70 have a health condition, suchas diabetes or cardiovascular disease, which would make them vulnerable to a severe COVID-19 infection. In comparison, 10% of people aged 25, and 33% aged 50 or younger, have such a pre-existing medical condition.

Alex Berenson proclaims COVID-19 spike in Sun Belt is likely ‘behind us,’ more evidence against lockdowns

“If you’re going to be someone in favor of lockdowns, you really have to grapple with that and explain to me … why it is that lockdowns work so well if places that didn’t lock down seem to have had a better outcome than people who locked down hard.”

Trump may finally realize he’s suppressing his own vote

KAMARCK: We looked at a series of variables that all related to ease of voting absentee. And, for instance, there were some states that require you to have a notary notarize your absentee ballot. Well if there’s no need to do that — and obviously as you can imagine tracking down the notary is a […]