Six teens charged in relation to death of 15-year-old Melbourne boy Solomone Taufeulungaki

Solo was believed to be defending his friends about 4pm outside the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Melbourne’s west when he was “approached by a group of eight to 10 males” and stabbed to death, according to Victoria Police.

Britain records 114 more coronavirus victims and 687 cases as both daily death and infection tolls are now 10% HIGHER than last week as Matt Hancock launches urgent review into how government counts fatalities amid claims the numbers are too high

And Britain may already be reaching this level, the Oxford University paper said, adding: ‘[Immunity] measures of 10-20 per cent are entirely compatible with local levels of immunity having approached or even exceeded the [herd immunity threshold], in which case the risk and scale of resurgence is lower than currently perceived.’

Coronavirus in Victoria: ‘Selfish’ people throwing parties in Melbourne warned they could kill people

“While the most recent deaths have been in older people, and that should be reason enough for the rules, don‘t misunderstand this point – we have an enormous body of evidence across the world that shows people who are otherwise healthy, people from all age groups, that have died because of this global pandemic.

Florida lawmaker tests positive amid 173 coronavirus deaths

The governor has held press conferences across the state week after week to restate the same talking points — that Florida was on the cusp of better days — and frequently trotting out speakers from local communities who have offered the governor platitudes.

Victoria announces horrifying spike in COVID-19 with 723 new cases and 13 deaths as Daniel Andrews extends mask rule and bans visitors from your home to halt the spread – and lockdown won’t be finishing anytime soon

CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS EXTENDED IN REGIONAL VICTORIA  From 11:59pm on Thursday, the local government areas of Colac-Otway, Greater Geelong, Surf Coast, Moorabool, Golden Plains, and the Borough of Queenscliffe, will no longer be able to visit people or have visitors at home.

Rajinder Goel passes away: Sachin Tendulkar to Sourav Ganguly, cricket fraternity mourns death of stalwart

“To have a career that lasts more than 25 years and still be able to perform consistently speaks about his dedication and commitment towards the game. To be able to pick 750 wickets needs years and years of hard work and I salute his efforts. I extend my heartfelt condolences to his family,” he added.

Asia Today: Australia’s Victoria state reports 74 new cases

— South Korea has recorded 60-plus COVID-19 cases for a third consecutive day as the virus spread beyond the greater Seoul area. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday it has confirmed 61 additional cases, bringing national totals to 13,091. The death toll remains the same at 283. The agency says 43 […]

Asia Today: Australian state’s cases spike, borders to shut

— Sri Lanka partially reopened schools on Monday as part of the Indian Ocean island nation’s efforts to emerge from its coronavirus lockdown. Authorities are reopening schools in phases after keeping them closed for more than three months due to the lockdown. Students in grades 5, 11 and 13 returned Monday. Other students will return […]

Asia Today: Australian PM defends Melbourne lockdown

— South Korea has reported 63 new cases of the coronavirus as health authorities scramble to stem transmissions tied to places such as churches, temples, restaurants and workplaces. The figures on Wednesday brought the national caseload to 13,244 infections, including 285 deaths. Twenty-nine of the new cases came from the densely populated Seoul area, which […]

Asia Today: India’s cases jump, transmission rate increases

— China on Thursday reported nine cases brought from outside the country and none domestically amid growing signs the virus has been essentially contained in the nation where it emerged late last year. China saw its last localized outbreak in the capital Beijing last month. The near elimination of local virus transmission has allowed the […]