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Thu. 07/09New research shows that native South Americans may have helped populate Polynesia 800 years ago.

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Thousands of UK job losses announced as coronavirus hits economy hardTonight the government announced a raft of new measures easing the lockdown in England. Outdoor pools, outdoor theatres and amateur sport will be allowed to return from this Saturday.

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Coronavirus: Oliver Dowden holds briefing on latest lockdown measuresThe culture, media and sport secretary gives a briefing to set out plans for further lockdown easing.

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Coronavirus: What is reopening in England?Gyms, pools and sports facilities can reopen from July 25, while outdoor performance will be able to return from this weekend in England.

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NHS patients in England face longest ever wait for surgery and cancer careFears conditions will have worsened as patients unable to access care during pandemic.

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Fauci says states with surging Covid-19 cases should pause reopening effortsPublic health expert made remark after US set world record for most new Covid-19 cases reported in one day.

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The Guardian view on the Covid-19 inquiry: if not now, when?Editorial: Boris Johnson has no intention of setting up an independent probe of Britain's handling of the pandemic.

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With hundreds of cases this week, has Australia blown it?Let's face it: it hasn't exactly been a great week this week for has outbreaks occurring all over the place, Australia's second largest city is in lockdown and other states and territories are terrified of cases flowing over to them.

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Should Gyms Reopen? Debate Continues As Coronavirus SurgesSome states have allowed gyms to reopen during the pandemic, while others continue to keep them closed.

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Houston Businesses Struggling As Texas Reports Increase In COVID-19 CasesCoronavirus numbers continue to surge in Texas with a new daily record of 10,000 new positive cases.

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CoronavirusSubscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: for an inquiry mount after Treasury figures reveal £25 billion has been spent on the PPE and NHS Test and Trace programmes, both littered with problems.

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No half-time toilets, no away fans: talks held over supporters' return to groundsClosing toilets at half-time, filling one in every three seats and a ban on away support are some of the ideas being considered to help get fans back into grounds next season.

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Coronavirus UK: London cereal killer cafes to permanently shutCo-founders of London's Cereal killer café, Alan and Gary Keery, have confirmed that they will be shutting down their two venues in Brick Lane, Shoreditch, and Camden, due to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Wearing a face mask decreases your risk of being infected with coronavirus risk by 65%Masks prevent both forms of coronavirus transmission, either through respiratory droplets or aerosol particles, and decrease the risk of being infected by 65%, researchers say.

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Coronavirus US: UC Berkeley spike blamed on student partiesUniversity of California Berkeley officials said Wednesday that 'at the rate we are seeing increases in cases, it's becoming harder to imagine bringing our campus community back.'

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Gyms, pools and sports centres can reopen from July 25 following coronavirus lockdownGyms must use timed booking systems to limit the number of people in the building at one time and allow for social distancing, while equipment must be spaced out and cleaned regularly.

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Coronavirus: Filling middle plane seats may DOUBLE transmissionFlying with middle seats filled during the COVID-19 pandemic poses a larger threat to passengers than plane crashes, according to new statistical research from an MIT professor.

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'Work out to help out': gyms, sports clubs and swimming pools to reopen in EnglandThe culture secretary has urged the nation to ‘work out to help out' as he announced that gyms, sports clubs, swimming pools and leisure centres will be able to reopen this month.

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Boris Johnson's blame-shifting shows the need for a coronavirus inquiry right nowThe prime minister's squirming over care home deaths makes it clear that an independent review is urgent, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff.

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'We were all fish out of water': growing up in Melbourne's high-rise flatsAfrican Australians who spent their childhood in Melbourne's public housing towers say it was like living with one big family.

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Almost half of Australian PhD students considering disengaging from studies due to pandemicFive per cent of PhD students are currently or about to experience homelessness and 11% are skipping meals, according to a new study from the University of Sydney.

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Power, privilege and sexual harassment in the Australian legal professionLast month, an independent investigation commissioned by the high court of Australia found former high court justice Dyson Heydon sexually harassed six junior court staff, allegations which Heydon categorically denies.

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Oxfam warns that more people could die from hunger than Covid-19The UK based charity says the pandemic is disrupting food supplies and aid. Also: the WHO announces a review of the global response to Covid-19, and the number of new cases in Tokyo has reached a record high, as Japan prepares to relax some restrictions.

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Trump's taxes may be released to grand jury, supreme court rulesJustices issue a 7-2 decision that the president's tax returns and business records may be turned over to New York jury.

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Coronavirus UK: Gyms to reopen in England on 25 JulyPeople in England were today given the green light to return to fitness and personal grooming appointments as ministers announced that nail bars and gyms will reopen this month.

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Foreign Office tells ALL tourists not to go on cruises due to coronavirus risk, after previously urging over-70s to avoid themThe Foreign and Commonwealth Office has today issued a statement advising people against embarking on cruise ships, over fears of the spread of Covid-19.

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Outdoor theatre and music can restart in England from 11 JulyIndustry welcomes news but calls for clarity on when indoor performances can return.

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Coronavirus: 450 jobs under threat at Newport's Celtic Manor companyAlmost half of the nearly 1,000 jobs at one of Wales' best-known hotels are to be lost due to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the tourism sector.

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Jeff Hendrick is set to miss out on dream AC Milan move due to coronavirusHendrick has been linked with a surprise move to the San Siro, but according to his new national team boss that has been scuppered by the health crisis.

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How Will Schools Pay For Coronavirus Precautions This Fall?As our series Coronavirus and the Classroom continues, NBC senior business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle tells TODAY that 92 percent of school funding comes from local sources, not the federal government.

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Coronavirus: When can I go to the gym, nail salon, tattoo studio or pool?As lockdown eases, more activities will soon be allowed.

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Labour warns UK recovery plan could end up wasting public moneyIt comes after HMRC chief warned chancellor he could not vouch for ‘efficiency' of plans.

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Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary's statement on coronavirusThe Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Oliver Dowden gave the 9 July 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Live: Minister expected to announce reopening of England's gyms in coronavirus updateCulture Secretary Oliver Dowden is expected to outline further easing of England's coronavirus lockdown, with an announcement anticipated on gyms and leisure centres.

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Coronavirus: John Lewis and Boots to cut 5,300 jobsA day after the chancellor unveiled a plan to save jobs, two of the UK's biggest retailers announce cuts.

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Wells Fargo mortgages: bank tells new clients they need $1 million to qualify for jumbo refiThe move shows how Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. mortgage lender and biggest player in jumbo mortgages, is operating under the dual pressures of the coronavirus pandemic and a Federal Reserve cap on its balance sheet.

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Africa's coronavirus pandemic has hit 'full speed', the continent's CDC chief warnsAfrica has now seen over 522,000 cases of coronavirus and more than 12,000 deaths, with South Africa experiencing the highest number of cases at over 224,000.

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WHO warns the coronavirus is 'getting worse,' continues to accelerate"The virus thrives on division but is thwarted when we unite," director-general of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

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SARS-CoV-2 is 1,000 TIMES better at infecting human cells than its closest relative found in batsBritish scientists came to the conclusion while trying to understand the evolutionary history of the coronavirus in a bid to help make a vaccine.

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Coronavirus update: Global cases of COVID-19 top 12 million, and WHO warns pandemic is 'not under control'We have to shut down again and bring the U.S. back up slowly, in a measured way,' says Michael Osterholm.

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Coronavirus stimulus: Steven Mnuchin discusses next relief billMnuchin said the White House backs another direct payment and a change to the enhanced unemployment benefit in the next coronavirus relief bill.

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England's coronavirus outbreak IS shrinking, official data showsThe Office for National Statistics published its lowest estimates so far for the number of coronavirus cases circulating in the general population in England, with just 14,000 people infected.

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Serbian protesters clash with police over government handling of coronavirusPolice fired teargas to disperse protesters hurling flares and objects in Serbia's capital on Wednesday as violence erupted for the second day in a row during demonstrations against the president's handling of the country's coronavirus outbreak.

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Thousands of taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers will be tested for coronavirus even if they have NO symptoms under government trial as investigatThousands of taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers will be tested for coronavirus even if they have NO symptoms under government trial as investigation reveals official testing count was 'buffed' and doesn't add up.

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Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visit Asda distribution centrePrince Charles, 71, and Camilla, 72, visited an Asda distribution centre in Bristol today. During their visit, the royals thanked staff who have worked throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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The story so farA look back on the pandemic to date, featuring interviews with, among others, Gita Gopinath and David Miliband.

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Personal measures you can take to stay safe when gyms reopenWith restaurants, bars and shops reopening, it's only a matter of time before gyms welcome visitors back, too.

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Coronavirus Australia: Two-minute guide to latest developmentsAustralia surpassed 9,000 cases on Thursday as Melbourne battles through a horrific second-wave.

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Coronavirus relief that kept 10 million out of poverty expires in JulyA report from the Urban Institute finds that three federal measures — one-time stimulus payments, enhanced SNAP benefits and extended unemployment assistance — have kept more than 10 million Americans out of poverty this year.

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Indoor gyms, pools and leisure centres to reopen this monthIndoor gyms, pools and leisure centres will be able to reopen from later this month, the Government has announced.

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Applications for UK universities hit record high in lockdownUcas found more students are applying for university despite the ongoing uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic.

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Indoor gyms and swimming pools to reopen from July 25In a press conference from Downing Street, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said our lives have been on hold 'for months now'.

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Christine Lampard giggles and jokes as she gets her car valetedChristine Lampard had a big smile on her face when she had her car cleaned on Thursday following months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Man who made £12,000 selling fake COVID-19 test kits that cost £1 to make is sentencedFrank Ludlow made around £12,000 by selling the kits to people around the world.

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US sets another single-day high of coronavirus cases, with more than 62,000The US set a record-high 62,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, breaking the previous single-day record of 60,000 set on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus Australia: Neighbours films amid Melbourne lockdownNeighbours will continue to film amid lockdown restrictions due to the second coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne.

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Coronavirus Australia: 5m Victorians told to wear face masksDeputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth recommends residents in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, north of the city, wear masks when social distancing cannot be maintained.

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Coronavirus: Pupils in Wales back in school full-time in SeptemberParents will not face fines if they do not send their children back to school when they reopen.

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Self-proclaimed archbishop charged for selling bleach to 'followers' as a miracle COVID-19 cureMark Grenon, 62, and his sons, Jonathan, 34, Joseph, 32, and Jordan, 26, are accused of marketing and selling Miracle Mineral Solution as a 'miracle cure-all' for coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: Executive agrees changes to travel quarantine regulationsIt brings NI into line with England and Scotland, where travel relaxations take effect tomorrow.

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California and Florida hit new record for average daily coronavirus cases as U.S. hospitalizations surgeFlorida also saw a spike in the percentage of positive Covid-19 tests at 18.4% on Wednesday, after Vice President Mike Pence said the states so-called positivity rate was "flattening."

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Dawn Butler closes office after bricks hurled through window and staff attackedThe Brent Central MP said threats against her and her staff 'drastically escalated' after she began speaking out about the Black Lives Matter movement, and the impact Covid-19 is having on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

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Rare look into Wuhan lab accused of 'leaking' coronavirusChinese state-run CCTV has offered a rare glimpse into the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which is at the centre of coronavirus conspiracy theories.

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Rishi Sunak promised a 'green recovery' but offered nothing more than a plasterThe need to spend billions to reset our economy coincides with the need to address an accelerating, and terrifying, climate crisis.

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Coronavirus: Tax cut announced for Scottish home buyersThe starting point for land and buildings transaction tax is to rise to £250,000, the finance secretary announces.

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Sweden's coronavirus death rate is now falling FASTER than the UK's despite never having a lockdownLockdown-free Sweden once had the highest death rate of any country in Europe, and while it remains high it is no longer the highest and falling faster than the UK, where lockdown was eased.

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Coronavirus pandemic could kill more through hunger than the disease itself, Oxfam warnsOxfam has said the coronavirus outbreak has worsened the hunger crisis in the world's poorest regions and up to 12,000 people could die each day from hunger linked to the impact of the pandemic.

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How the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a bigger retirement nest eggAccording to a new survey by ING, 39% of men and 47% of women in the U.S. say the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in less spending.

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Government Kickstart scheme: What is it and how can you apply?Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled details of the Government's new Kickstart scheme on Wednesday, aimed at helping unemployed young people into work.

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High street decimated: 50,000 face redundancy despite UK rescue packageHigh Street giants across the country are shedding jobs despite the Government's efforts to save them.

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COVID-19: Over 80% of young people may show no symptomsA preliminary study from Italy suggests that many people aged 20 and younger may not experience any symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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What are the new rules for swimming pools opening?Swimming pools can reopen with a host of new safety measures, including timetable changes, no changing room access and swimming in set lanes.

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Number of positive Covid-19 tests remains stable in EnglandThe number of people testing positive for Covid-19 has remained stable in England over the past two weeks, according to the Office for National Statistics, with an estimated 14,000 people having the infection.

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States with severe coronavirus outbreaks should 'seriously look at shutting down,' Dr. Fauci says"We're seeing the intensive care beds are now almost being fully occupied, so this is not inconsequential what's going on."

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Cases of 'broken heart syndrome' are FOUR TIMES higher during the coronavirus pandemic as stress levels soar due to fears over COVID-19Experts from the Cleveland Clinic in the US found that the condition - stress cardiomyopathy - has grown more prevalent in patients with heart symptoms.

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Serbian protesters clash with police over government handling of coronavirusPolice fired teargas to disperse protesters hurling flares and objects in Serbia's capital on a second day of violence over the president's handling of the country's coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus: Queen's offers about 2,500 guaranteed placesThe university says it has taken the "unprecedented step" to provide clarity for young people.

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Rate of coronavirus infection rises slightly in YorkTHE rate of coronavirus infection in York has risen slightly in the past week - according to Public Health England figures.

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Bill Nye calls masks 'a matter of life and death' in coronavirus PSABill Nye the Science Guy has released a coronavirus PSA urging people to wear face masks - referring to the protective equipment as "a matter of life and death".

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Rishinomics means centralisation like we've scarcely seen beforeForget government by local communities in their own interests: in Sunak's Britain, Whitehall is the master of all it surveys, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins.

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Quarter of a million pounds payout to ousted civil servant to be scrutinised by watchdogPoliticians and legal experts suggest huge payment was to avoid a damaging tribunal case.

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Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior forced to retake coronavirus test as Zinedine Zidane admits to 'errors' after star misses training as a precautionReal Madrid's Vinicius Junior forced to retake coronavirus test as Zinedine Zidane admits to 'errors' after star misses training as a precaution.

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Mark Steel: Care homes are totally to blame for all the coronavirus deaths. It's their fault for following government adviceThey did it themselves, the idiots. They probably served up bowls of coronavirus instead of custard, and told residents if they had a tickly cough, they should relax in the bath while cuddling an electric fire.

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Third of San Quentin's 4,000 prisoners have been diagnosed with coronavirus and six have diedOver 1,300 prisoners have now been infected at San Quentin state in northern California, the home of California's death row for male inmates, making the outbreak the third largest in the United States.

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Coronavirus: The doctors helping save lives in two countriesA group of British Pakistani doctors are using new technology, and what they've learnt from fighting coronavirus in the UK - to help their counterparts in Pakistan who are trying to tackle the disease.

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Theresa May criticises surge in black people being stopped and searched since coronavirus pandemic'You should not be stopped on the streets of our country simply because of the colour of your skin'

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Japanese theme park asks visitors to 'scream inside your heart' on rollercoasters to avoid spreading coronavirusA Japanese theme park has taken the unusual step of asking people not to scream on its rollercoaster rides due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus 4 1 1 news, updates, hotspots and information for 07-09-2020 COVID-19 AM AlertThis is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots... Just the facts... for Thursday July 9th, 2020.

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Greens call for HARDER lockdowns like the restrictions that froze New Zealand so Australia can try to eliminate coronavirusThe Greens leader spoke on Sky News on Thursday where he claimed Victoria should have stayed under strict lockdown measures for longer to stem the chance of a further COVID-19 outbreak.

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Coronavirus: Data shows cases in England fallingTwo reports charting coronavirus show cases in England falling - with Leicester also seeing a fall.

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Coronavirus UK: Government spent £10 billion on test and traceA report has revealed just how much ministers spent on the test and trace programme - which still isn't fully operational.

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How safe is it to travel by plane, train or cruise liner?Travel firms may be touting some serious bargains, but how safe is it to travel?

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Amid surge, hospitals hesitate to cancel nonemergency surgeriesThree months ago, the nation watched as COVID-19 patients overwhelmed New York City's intensive care units, forcing some of its hospitals to convert cafeterias into wards and pitch tents in parking lots.

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'The Covid-19 Threeball': PGA Tour players who tested positive allowed to tee off at Workday Charity OpenNick Watney, Denny McCarthy and Dylan Fritelli have been tested regularly but continue to return positive results and withdrew from the Tour.

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Don't judge me for sending one of my children back to schoolI wish both of my children were back at school instead of just one.

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Coronavirus: Catalonia makes masks mandatory in publicEveryone over five must wear a mask in public or face a €100 fine as outbreaks worsen.

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Denmark launches coronavirus passportsCitizens can download official document if they have tested negative for illness within last seven days.

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Cancer treatment waiting times hit an all-time high during coronavirus crisisNHS England data shows hundreds of people have had to wait for more than two months for their cancer treatment after being diagnosed through the cervix, bowel and breast screening schemes.

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Education secretary abandons Tony Blair's policy to send 50% of young people to universityGavin Williamson has abandoned Tony Blair's pledge to send 50 per cent of young people into university, as he claimed there was an "inbuilt snobbishness" about higher being better than further education.

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UK's coronavirus death toll increases to 44,602 after 85 people dieToday's figures bring the country's total death toll up to 44,602, covering fatalities in all settings including hospitals, care homes and the wider community.

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Covid-19: Deaths in Mexico triple since reopening began in JuneCovid-19 deaths in Mexico have tripled since the country started to relax lockdown measures on 1 June, rising from 10 167 deaths to 32 796 deaths by 9 July, latest figures show.

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Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa may have contributed to coronavirus spikeTulsa health director Dr. Bruce Dart, inset, says you can 'connect the dots' between the president's June 20 campaign rally in Tulsa and a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Why Is the COVID-19 Death Rate Down?The gap between soaring cases and falling deaths is being weaponized by the right to claim a hollow victory in the face of shameless failure.

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Woman, 24, died of coronavirus after disease made her eyes sink into her skullLameshia Polk died of coronavirus in a hospital after attending a friend's birthday party.

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More than 3,000,000 over-75s to start paying TV licence in AugustThe BBC postponed the plan to end free TV licences for over-75s because of coronavirus but is now pressing ahead with the controversial change.

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Avoid cruises, Foreign Office urgesThis is devastating news for a sector already on its knees,' said Travel Weekly columnist Steve Dunne.

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Coronavirus: Which everyday activities put you most at risk from Covid-19?Buying groceries and opening post are considered low risk, according to researchers.

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Everything you need to know about visiting Turkey this summerAs tentative signs start to emerge of a revival for the travel industry, our minds are turning to potential holiday destinations for this summer.

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Gyms and leisure centres set to reopen within days in further easing of lockdownGyms and leisure centres look set to reopen within days, with beauty salons returning soon after, as the government continues the process of lifting further elements of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Everything you need to know about visiting Italy this summerWhile it may have started out as the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe, Italy has since managed to admirably flatten the curve and open up to visitors again.

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Everything you need to know about visiting France this summerAs tentative signs start to emerge of a revival for the travel industry, our minds are turning to potential holiday destinations for this summer.

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Everything you need to know about visiting Greece this summerThe Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued a blanket warning against all non-essential international travel in March, but this has now been lifted for 67 destinations as of 4 July.

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Everything you need to know about visiting Portugal this summerIs a Lisbon city break or a trip to the Algarve back on the cards?

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Everything you need to know about visiting Spain this summerSpain has long topped the list as one of the UK's favourite holiday destinations, with more than 18 million British tourists visiting in 2019 - a fifth of the country's overall total of nearly 84 million visitors, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics.

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Dentist shares trick to tighten your face mask if it's too looseHere's how to make a face mask fit snug.

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97.5% of in-person coronavirus tests returned next dayStatistics covering the 5th week of operation of the NHS Test and Trace service have been published today.

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Coronavirus: Indoor visits and overnight stays to be allowed in ScotlandFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirms the move to "phase three" of her government's route map out of lockdown.

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Coronavirus: Cases rise in Greece days before it reopens to British touristsFears of a surge of infections are mounting as Brits are set to be allowed back into the country from July 15.

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What is: Telehealth?Providing counselling services online seems strange at first sight, but quite convenient and feels more comfortable, and natural than you'd expect.

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Coronavirus: Ontario extends current emergency orders until July 22The Ontario government says it is extending emergency orders until July 22 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Meat plants-a new front line in the covid-19 pandemicThese businesses failed in their duty to workers and the wider public health Slaughterhouses and meat packing plants have been a major risk for covid-19 infection throughout the pandemic.12 Now these outbreaks are centre stage.3 They affect whole communities, have far reaching implications, and require intensive public health interventions.

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Australia's coronavirus testing rates are some of the best in the worldAdam Kamradt-Scott, University of Sydney Data on COVID-19 testing rates per thousand people show that Australia is doing extremely well compared to many other countries.

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Covid-19 financial impact 'will not be significant', says Football Association of WalesThe Football Association of Wales says it will cope financially even if fans cannot attend games in 2020-21.

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Mayor de Blasio is now a graffiti 'artist'As I write this on Thursday morning, Fifth Avenue at 57th Street in Manhattan is closed to traffic so Mayor Bill de Blasio can paint Black Lives Matter on the street outside Trump Tower.

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Chancellor gets it just about rightRishi Sunak's ‘Summer Economic Update' was judged well - and delivered well - but it remains to be seen whether all the headline-grabbing measures will live up to the hype.

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Sunak's promises mean nothing with a government this incompetentThe issue with the chancellor's plan isn't ‘is it enough? ' but ‘can he do it at all?

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Letters: I don't understand why my beauty salon remains closed while pubs are openI'm writing to you about the government decision to keep businesses such as beauty salons closed while allowing the opening of pubs, which have a much more lax hygiene policy and are a far greater risk to public health.

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Doctor Says National Strategy Still Lacking On Battling VirusInfectious diseases physician, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, joins Morning Joe to discuss pressure from the president to reopen schools in the fall and a national shortage of protective gear as coronavirus cases surge again.

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Top five lessons we've learned in lockdownESET Mobile Security and practicing good cyber hygiene go a long way to staying safer on our personal devices.

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Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK deaths latest as new Covid-19 testing pilot is announcedThe latest breaking coronavirus news and updates including deaths in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, plus UK lockdown changes, shielding guidance and daily deaths confirmation.

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Coronavirus: Is India the next global hotspot?Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES The coronavirus took hold slowly in India, but six months after its first confirmed infection it has overtaken Russia to record the world's third largest caseload.

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Why the Bill Gates global health empire promises more empire and less public healthPresident Donald Trump's announcement this July of a US withdrawal from the World Health Organization set into motion a process that will have a dramatic impact on the future of global public health policy - and on the fortunes of one of the world's richest people.

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Coronavirus: Taxes will rise to pay for virus, IFS think tank warnsThe chancellor's huge economic support schemes will have to be paid for via higher taxes, the IFS says.

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Boots to axe 4,000 jobs as high street bloodbath continuesBoots the chemist has said it will axe 4,000 jobs in the latest round of cuts on the high street.

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The best value streaming services, including Netflix and Amazon PrimeFor the annual fee, you can pay for two years of Netlfix and still have change.

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Boots to cut more than 4,000 jobsHigh street pharmacy chain Boots has said it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs - 7 per cent of its workforce - as part of action to mitigate the "significant impact" of Covid-19.

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Melbourne's lockdown came too late. It's time to consider moving infected people outside the homeIt's now time to consider measures aimed at stemming the spread among families, by admitting infected people to hospitals or other health facilities.

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Characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women admitted to hospital with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in UK: national population based cohort studyThis article from the UK Obstetric Surveillance System SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnancy Collaborative Group was published online in the BMJ at the end of June 2020.

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'Thank you NHS' Spitfire to be covered in 80,000 names of virus heroesAn iconic blue the words "Thank U NHS" will fly over hospitals while of 80,000 people who helped during the pandemic.

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Melbourne's second lockdown spells death for small businesses. Here are 3 things government can do to save themA further six weeks of stay-at-home orders for the city's 5 million residents will kill off many small and medium sized businesses unless there are critical changes to federal and state government assistance policies.

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BBC to scrap free licence fees for most over-75s from August 1Free TV licences for most over-75s will end on August 1, the BBC announced on Thursday.

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Australia bragged it was leading the world in its coronavirus response. What went wrong?Medical experts admit they were surprised by the recent outbreak, but insist Australia has still fared far better than most other countries, as Gary Nunn reports.

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Six-week lockdown for Melbourne as record 191 new cases in latest tallyThe dramatic action comes as the Victoria-NSW border closes on Tuesday night, amid some chaos in Albury-Wodonga, and follows the lockdown of suburbs in 12 Melbourne postcode areas, and the "lock in" of 3,000 residents in nine community housing towers.

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BBC to end free licences for over-75sBBC chairman says around 1.5 million households can get free TV licence.

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New London Covid-19 cases 'remain relatively low with lockdown easing'London is "doing a good job" at keeping the coronavirus spread under control with rates "remaining relatively low" despite lockdown easing, according to latest data.

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Coronavirus: Frank Ludlow admits selling fake cures to the USFrank Ludlow was caught in a post office sending dozens of bogus remedies to the United States.

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Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown: this is just how vigilant we have to be until a COVID-19 vaccine is foundPhilip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will returned to Stage 3 stay-at-home restrictions as of midnight Wednesday, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced, after 191 new cases were recorded in the state overnight - its highest ever daily case total.

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Rishi Sunak speaks to NickChancellor Rishi Sunak and Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds join Nick to discuss the latest Coronavirus stimulus package.

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Workers fight back as US hotels try to lay off staff and hire on the cheapNew legislation in California and other states aims to stop big firms using the pandemic to dismiss long-serving employees.

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Hunger crisis sparked by coronavirus 'could kill more than Covid-19'Some 12,000 could die every day by the end of the year, according to a new report.

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What is the latest Foreign Office travel advice?The FCO keeps individual country pages on its website regularly updated, with all the latest information and warnings about potential risks, such as political unrest, natural disasters and terror attacks.

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Coronavirus: Both 'short-term and long-term battle' being fought, says dental chiefOral health groups will start be revived as quickly as possible, says the acting chief dental officer.

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Hidden victims of lockdown: Evening Standard investigation reveals plight of thousands of domestic abuse victimsDomestic violence has surged while home visits from social services plummet.

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Taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers to get tests even with no symptomsThousands of people in high-risk occupations will now be tested for coronavirus even if they have no symptoms as part of a new pilot, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced.

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Japanese thrill-seekers told to enjoy rollercoasters silentlyThe amusement park Fuji-Q has launched a campaign to encourage people to ride rollercoasters without screaming or shouting.

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Why Comment, When I Can Write An Entire Article!In a letter written to the Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs , the Association of Indian Medical Devices Industry had suggested that in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country, two and three-ply grade face masks should continue to be an essential commodity for at least another six months.

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Coronavirus: Sir David Attenborough warns London Zoo risks 'extinction'The Zoological Society of London faces its "toughest challenge to date", warns the naturalist.

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Skip the queues at John Lewis stores and shop online from our guideBeat the queues in-store and shop online for some of the retailers best bits.

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South Africa prepares 1.5 million gravesites as coronavirus cases surgeThe coronavirus pandemic in Africa is reaching "full speed'' and it's good to prepare for the worst-case scenario, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief said Thursday, after a South African official said a single province is preparing 1.5 million gravesites."

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When can Britons go on holiday again and where can they go?We all want to go away, but where will have us - and when?

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Nicola Sturgeon confirms Scotland will move to phase three of easing lockdownThe First Minister described the change as 'one of the highest risk changes we have made so far'

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US Supreme Court to rule on revealing Trump tax returnsThe US Supreme Court is set to decide whether President Donald Trump's tax returns and other financial records can be examined by Congress and prosecutors - a ruling with potentially huge political consequences.

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Thousands of taxi drivers, shop workers and cleaners to get virus testTaxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers are among the tens of thousands of high-risk workers to get coronavirus tests as part of a new pilot, the Government has announced.

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How newspapers reacted to Rishi Sunak's 'meal deal' mini-BudgetCaption: Meal deal or the right recipe? What the papers made of Rishi Sunak\'s? 30 billion plan to save the economy.

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Coronavirus: Extremists using 'dangerous conspiracy theories' to exploit pandemic, says reportThe Commission for Countering Extremism says "divisive, xenophobic and racist narratives" have been used to sow division.

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10 Novels you should definitely read in this lockdown period.Coronavirus pandemic has put life on halt for all the people around the world. Normal life has just become a nostalgia for us.

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'Stay away,' Europeans tell British touristsOnly one in 20 French people would consider a visit to the UK this summer.

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Rishi Sunak won't rule out tax rises after coronavirus cash splurgeRishi Sunak refused to rule out tax rises today as a leading economic watchdog warned that the debt mountain left by the coronavirus pandemic will take "decades" to reduce.

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Treasury Direction made under Sections 71 and 76 of the Coronavirus Act 2020: Eat Out to Help Out SchemeWe use cookies to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services.

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Coronavirus near me: are UK Covid-19 cases rising or falling in your areaLatest updates: how has Covid-19 progressed where you live? Check the week-on-week changes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Quarantine: What are the latest rules and what do they mean for my holiday plans?Travellers from Portugal must self-isolate on arrival to England, while Scotland has the requirement for both Portugal and Spain.

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HRMC says benefits of Rishi Sunak's job retention £1,000 bonus scheme 'highly uncertain'The head of HM Revenue and Customs has told Rishi Sunak he cannot certify his flagship £1,000 job retention scheme as value for money because of uncertainty about its cost and the number of jobs it will save.

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Coronavirus tracked: 3D visualisations reveal worst-hit areas in US, as cases pass 3mLatest data shows one county with more than 13 per cent of its population infected with Covid-19.

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Is COVID-19 a seasonal disease?Parts of the Southern Hemisphere have seen wintertime spikes in reported cases, as researchers try to discern the impact of changing seasons on the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: Planned ops in May fell by 80% in EnglandNHS England figures reveal how the pandemic has changed planned surgery, tests and A&E.

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Coronavirus: Executive discuss NI's quarantine regulationsSome travel operators are calling for NI to follow England and Scotland in easing restrictions.

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Australia locks down Melbourne as coronavirus cases surge: LiveGlobal cases top 12 million; South Africa records nearly 9,000 daily patients; US COVID-19 cases hit 3 million.

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Councils need detailed data to contain Covid-19. Why have they been sidelined?The government's preference for centralisation and the private sector has undermined England's response to the pandemic, say public health experts Chris Ham and Kate Ardern.

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'It's all on hold': how Covid-19 derailed the fight against plastic wastePandemic prompted states to temporarily ban reusable grocery bags and stalled legislation aimed at reducing plastic packaging.

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'Opioid overdoses are skyrocketing': as Covid-19 sweeps across US an old epidemic returnsThe pandemic is creating the social conditions - no jobs, isolation, despair - that helped enable the opioid crisis to emerge in the first place.

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Televangelists take a slice as churches accept billions in US coronavirus aidConcerns raised about separation of church and state, as Guardian analysis shows Jimmy Swaggart and other controversial pastors have accepted loans.

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Evening Standard comment: Recovery path? Gyms open but offices emptyRishi Sunak was fluent, relaxed and as open as he could be this morning when he did the media rounds.

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More than 144k told to self-isolate in first weeks of Test and TraceMore than 144,000 people were told to self-isolate in the first five weeks of the NHS Test and Trace system.

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200,000 Americans expected to die from coronavirus before election dayThe coronavirus could claim 200,000 American lives prior to November's presidential election, say analysts. That prediction comes as the United States surpassed three million cases, with more than 130,000 lives lost, on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus: Drinking at pub and swimming ranked on risk scaleKnow your risk: Pub, shopping and going to the gym ranked by threat.

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Nigerian domestic flights resume amid pandemicAirports in the capital, Abuja, and the commercial hub, Lagos, have reopened after three months of coronavirus restrictions.

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Novak Djokovic accuses critics of 'witch-hunt' and says there is 'an agenda' against him after Adria Tour backlashWorld No 1 contracted coronavirus at his own event after ignoring social distancing, but believes the criticism he has received points to something more than just the mistakes he made in the last month.

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Hunger could kill millions more than Covid-19, warns OxfamStarvation looms across the world from Afghanistan to Haiti as Covid-19 restrictions wipe out incomes and cut food supplies.

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Naga Munchetty praised by BBC Breakfast viewers as she puts Rishi Sunak firmly on the spot over the forgotten self-employedNaga Munchetty has been praised by BBC Breakfast viewers after putting the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak on the spot over the forgotten self-employed.

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UK coronavirus update live: Latest news as country faces 'decades' paying off pandemic debt, IFS warnsIt will be "decades" before the UK restores its national debt to pre-coronavirus levels, Institute for Fiscal studies deputy director Carl Emmerson has warned, after the chancellor unveiled his £30bn "mini budget", slashing stamp duty and VAT, and doling out 50 per cent-off restaurant vouchers to the entire population.

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John Lewis to permanently close eight stores with 1,300 jobs at riskJohn Lewis has announced a series of permanent closures.

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University applications surge despite coronavirus uncertaintyThe number of British school leavers applying to start degree courses this autumn has surged to a record high despite uncertainty amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Ucas figures suggest.

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John Lewis to close eight stores, putting 1,300 jobs at riskJohn Lewis is to permanently close eight UK stores, putting 1,300 jobs at risk, as the company's sales failed to rebound after the coronavirus lockdown.

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Black medic only taught how to diagnose white patients creates handbook to show how conditions look on darker skinMalone is a second-year medical student who's written a handbook on clinical signs in Black and brown people.

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First time buyers will be left 'worse off' by Rishi Sunak's stamp duty axe, think-tank warnsInstitute for Fiscal Studies also questions £10-a-head ‘eat out to help out' restaurant discount - arguing social distancing, not demand, is the problem.

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The collectivism of lockdown is being washed away like pavement chalkIf Labour doesn't act at this vital juncture then what exactly is the party for?

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Inhaled form of coronavirus drug remdesivir being tested for use outside of hospitalsGilead Sciences is to launch a clinical trial on an inhaled form of remdesivir which it says could be used to treat Covid-19 patients outside of hospital settings.

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'It's like night and day': Trudeau's and Trump's Covid-19 responses fuel wildly different outcomesThe US president stokes division as the virus rages, while the prime minister of Canada - where the outbreak appears to be stabilizing - has fostered a shared sense of duty.

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Coronavirus Japan: Tokyo cases hit daily record highIt was not necessary to reintroduce a state of emergency despite the record rise, the country's top government spokesperson said on Thursday.

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Cancer referrals in England plunge by nearly 50 per cent amid pandemicA total of 106,535 people with suspected cancer symptoms were referred by their GP for diagnostic checks in May - just over half the 200,599 referred a year earlier.

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Serbia: Protests against lockdown continue for second nightMore protests in Serbia's capital over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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In Pictures: Belgrade protest over COVID-19 curfew turns violentPolice clashed with protesters angry over planned return of a weekend lockdown due to a spike in new coronavirus cases.

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Government gives green light for gyms to reopen within weeksGyms will reopen within weeks to help Britons work off their "lockdown lard", the Government announced today.

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2020 election: Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in officeJoe Biden has said he will rejoin the World Health Organisation on his first day in office as part of his agenda to "restore our leadership on the world stage", after Donald Trump formally withdrew American participation this week.

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'Hardship lies ahead' despite £30,000,000,000 package to save economyWarning that the nation is by no means out of the woods, Sunak told Sky News added: 'As I've said, hardship does lie ahead, we don't want people to be left without hope or opportunity, particularly younger people which is why we launched the kickstart scheme, but also those who work in the hospitality and tourism sectors, which is why we...

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Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?Coronavirus has been labelled a pandemic but a handful of countries have not yet reported any cases.

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Coronavirus: All you need to know in under 500 wordsVirus reported to have originated in China's Wuhan has killed more than 549,000 people and infected over 12 million.

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What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?What we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.

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UK announces $37bn budget to revive economyIt is aimed at saving jobs and pumping new life into an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sir David Attenborough makes appeal to save charity behind London and Whipsnade zoosDavid Attenborough has appealed for donations to save the conservation charity behind two leading British zoos, London and Whipsnade, which has been hammered financially by the coronavirus pandemic.

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BREAKING: COVID-19 impact 'irreparable' as Gerald Simonds Healthcare enters administrationGerald Simonds Healthcare, one the most recognised wheelchair specialists in the market, has gone into administration as COVID-19 impact hits.

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Ambulance on emergency call blocked by new temporary cycle laneCritics say fundamental rethink may be needed to ensure new routes do not result in traffic chaos.

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Coronavirus: Outrage after Rishi Sunak serves food without wearing maskThe Chancellor of the Exchequer has been criticised for a "shameless" PR stunt in which he served customers in a Wagamama branch food without wearing a mask.

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School near Battle confirms case of Covid-19In the letter, seen by the Observer, it said: "We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of Covid-19 within the school."

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Neo-Nazis 'urged followers to deliberately infect Muslims and Jews'The Commission for Countering Terrorism said groups on the far right and far left as well as Islamists have sought to use the crisis to 'breed hate' by spreading 'dangerous conspiracy theories'.

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Indoor gyms could reopen 'within days' as more lockdown restrictions easeBoris Johnson is set to give gyms the green light to reopen within a matter of days, according to reports.

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Boris Johnson news live: Latest Brexit updates as letter reveals UK plan could face international legal challengeBoris Johnson news - live: Brexit plans could face international legal challenge, letter reveals, as Sunak admits UK entering 'very significant recession'

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Immune System 101CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta hands things over to immunologist and CNN contributor Erin Bromage to talk about how our bodies respond to, fight off and succumb to Covid-19.

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India records almost 25,000 new coronavirus cases as South African health officials prepare 1.5 million gravesIndia has reported nearly 25,000 new the disease continues to spread through the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people.

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Coronavirus: 'Overwhelming and emotional' to have mum homeEmma Louise Aiken says it is "just so good" to have her mum home after 26 days in intensive care.

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Coronavirus UK update: Latest news as Rishi Sunak warned that mini-budget is postponing unemployment crisisRishi Sunak has been warned that the emergency measures in his £30bn "mini-budget" could merely postpone the looming unemployment crisis, as he attempts to sweeten the blow of ending the government's furlough scheme in October with a £1,000-per-employee bonus for firms to take back workers.

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Is your face mask giving you spots? Here's how to treat maskneDermatologists explain how to treat and prevent breakouts caused by wearing a face covering.

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The rise in 'pauper funerals': Agony for grieving as cost of cremations soars despite CoronavirusThe costs of laying your loved ones to rest have shot up during the Coronavirus pandemic - despite providers offering 'pauper's funerals' in lockdown.

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Texas resumes executions after coronavirus shutdownTexas has resumed carrying out the death penalty after delaying executions for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump blasted over ‘dangerous' insistence on reopening schools as Melania statue burnedDonald Trump's insistence that American schools reopen despite the raging pandemic, which has seen him threaten state governors with funding cuts if they ignore the order, has been branded "irresponsible and dangerous" by Bobby Scott, chairman of the House Education and Labour Committee.

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Three-quarters of comedy venues could shut in next year, survey warnsSome 45 per cent of comedians have considered leaving the profession for good during the pandemic.

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Rishi Sunak reveals public spending on Covid battle has risen to nearly £190bn as more lockdown measures to be easedPublic spending on the battle against coronavirus has risen to nearly £190bn, according to figures released by the Treasury.

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Coronavirus UK: TfL stopped 3,000 people without face masks getting on busesTransport officers have stopped thousands of people from getting on London buses without a face covering.

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Teacher horrifies book lovers by revealing she PAINTS her books black and whiteRose Kaylee, from Australia, shared the how-to video on TIkTok and revealed she made the creation as a 'little DIY project during Coronavirus isolation.'

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How the gym experience will change when they reopenThe government's green light for gyms to reopen ends months of fitness goers being locked out of their usual places of workout.

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Burger King could permanently close restaurants with 1,600 jobs at riskUp to 1,600 jobs are at risk at Burger King with the chain warning some restaurants may not survive the pandemic.

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Treating dying people in hospices during Covid-19 is breaking meThe restrictions over visitors are necessary but go against the whole ethos of the hospice and what we do.

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Retail giant Kmart to open more stores while rival Target struggles through coronavirus pandemicKmart will be one of the major anchor tenants at a new $70 million 'super-neighbourhood' shopping centre being built west of Brisbane.

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Coronavirus: Who should be shielding and what are the rules for those at risk?The guidance on shielding is being kept under constant review, in relation to Covid-19 transmission rates.

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Opinion: Forget Boris Johnson's tone-deaf comments. If we want social care reform, we have to take the reinsWhile many of us publicly support the idea of collectively funding the system, we privately baulk at the idea of paying our share towards it.

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Bob Marley's family cover 'One Love' for Unicef coronavirus fundBob Marley's family are set to cover the late reggae star's song "One Love" to raise money for Unicef's coronavirus fund.

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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne locks down as global cases pass 12mTrump's Tulsa rally ‘likely contributed' to city's surge in cases; global infections near 12m; nearly 3,000 miners infected in Chile.

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German exports rise as Covid-19 recovery beginsRolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Germany's trade gap widens.

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong hit by 'third wave' after surge in casesHealth officials have warned a 'third wave' of coronavirus cases has hit Hong Kong.

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Foreign students WON'T be let back into ACT as plans for a 'safe passage program' are put on holdInternational students won't be returning to Canberra as planned with a trial 'safe passage' program postponed as new cases of coronavirus are found in the ACT.

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Former football WAG Nadia Bartel is feeling 'really anxious' about going back into lockdownDark days: As Victoria's coronavirus crisis worsens, Nadia Bartel has confessed she's feeling nervous about being put back into lockdown.

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UK coronavirus live: Rishi Sunak warns 'there are difficult times ahead'IFS analysis of chancellor's plans to be published as Sunak takes to airwaves this morning.

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Coronavirus Scotland: Phase 3 of lockdown easing begins as zero new deaths confirmedFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon made the announcement at the Scottish Parliament earlier today with the nation recording zero coronavirus deaths for the fourth time in the space of seven days.

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Public spending during coronavirus crisis soars to £190bnPublic spending amid the coronavirus crisis has risen to nearly £190bn, the Treasury's latest figures have disclosed.

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Rishi Sunak warns 'hardship lies ahead' and apologises to those left out of his mini-budgetChancellor risks controversy claiming it would hurt workers to leave them 'just sitting there on furlough'

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Catch Of The Day factory worker tests positive for coronavirus in MelbourneThe employee at the budget online retailer's Truganina factory, in one of Melbourne 's coronavirus hotspots, had returned a positive test.

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