Almost 200 people in hospital after being struck down with coronavirus

Almost 200 people are in hospital and 17 in intensive care after being struck down with deadly coronavirus as medics warn one patient can infect 400 others Australia’s coronavirus cases jumped to 2,317 early on Wednesday afternoon Deputy chief health officer Paul Kelly implored social distancing be followed Otherwise it would spread rapidly and other measures … Read more

Pentagon leaders indicate coronavirus outbreak could last for months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Pentagon leaders said on Tuesday that the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak that has hit the United States could continue for months and that the military would continue to support efforts to counter it for as long as needed. The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 660 people in the United States and … Read more

Social distancing ignored at nail salons after coronavirus forces shut

Are they serious? Desperate women ignore social distancing regulations and cram into nail salons for one final treatment before ban – as hairdressers warn 30-minute sessions will force them to close anyway Nail and beauty salons will be closed from midnight Wednesday due to COVID-19 Some salons were packed with women on Wednesday wanting a … Read more

Madrid and London face worse coronavirus outbreaks than Lombardy

London and Madrid are now facing WORSE coronavirus outbreaks than Italy’s worst-hit region of Lombardy with deaths doubling every TWO days – but New York’s mortality rate is outpacing them all – as global fatalities hit 18,574 Humanitarian cost of pandemic continues to mount globally as more than 415,000 people have been infected Lombardy, Italy, … Read more

He’s not self-isolating! Streaker interrupts news report

He’s not self-isolating! Extraordinary moment streaker interrupts Seven News journalist’s report on the coronavirus Seven News journalist was reporting on how coronavirus is affecting AFL Viewers saw a streaker run behind the reporter with just a T-shirt on his head   Quick-thinking producer managed to cut to some other footage   Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and … Read more

Woolworths enforces social distancing rules with floor markings

Woolworths enforces social distancing rules by marking areas on the floor so customers queue correctly – but not all shoppers are doing the right thing Woolworths introduces new measures to enforce the new social distancing rules Floor markings at check-outs and roll-out of glass screens to protect staff Shoppers have welcomed and are respecting the … Read more

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The latest headlines in your inbox One in 20 people in the UK have lost their job due to the coronavirus crisis, a new YouGov survey has found. Life in the UK has largely been put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has hit businesses and their employees hard. Many sectors have already … Read more

Trump Bets on Powers of Persuasion To Compel Big Business To Produce Urgent Medical Supplies

As coronavirus outbreaks ripple across the United States, President Donald Trump faces mounting pressure to use emergency powers to compel American manufacturing firms to produce much-needed medical equipment. Dwindling supplies of respirator masks, gowns, gloves and other basic protective equipment are pushing the nation’s front-line medical workers toward a breaking point. The nation’s stock of … Read more