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Live: New Zealand has seven new Covid-19 cases in the community, Dr Ashley Bloomfield announces (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 15/08/2020 04:07:00

New Zealand has seven new coronavirus cases, Health chief Ashley Bloomfield says, with the Auckland cluster now having 54 cases all in quarantine. Investigations are underway into two travellers from ...

Live: New Covid-19 cases announced by Health Minister Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 15/08/2020 03:34:32

Ministry of Health is giving a coronavirus case update. Meanwhile, a 'precautionary' warning issued after person who visited Rotorua tests positive for Covid-19 in Japan.

Live: New Covid-19 cases to be announced by Health Minister Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield at 1pm (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 15/08/2020 03:34:32

Ministry of Health to give coronavirus case update at 1pm. Meanwhile, a 'precautionary' warning issued after person who visited Rotorua tests positive for Covid-19 in Japan.

Rotorua COVID-19 Alert – Two Places Visited (source — www.scoop.co.nz) 15/08/2020 01:23:00

A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 on their arrival in Japan had recently visited Rotorua before their departure. As a precaution, Toi Te Ora Public Health are alerting the public to the po...

Japanese, Belgian travellers who left New Zealand test positive for Covid-19 (source — www.rnz.co.nz) 14/08/2020 09:34:43

A Japanese traveller who left the country last Saturday and a Belgian traveller who left the country last Thursday have since tested positive for Covid-19, but neither had symptoms when they were here...

Second time unlucky: Covid restrictions derail Japan PM's holiday - again (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/08/2020 08:41:36

Shinzo Abe had planned to visit family during O-bon holiday but political rival Tokyo mayor calls on capital’s residents to stay home Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillio...

Tory Ministers Ranked By How Crap Their Week Has Been (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 13/08/2020 19:18:14

In a year comprised almost entirely of crap weeks, a number of Tories have spent the last few days proving that no matter where you think the bar is, it can always be moved slightly lower.Against a ba...

These Unique Baby Names Have Come Straight From The Catwalk (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 11/08/2020 08:00:37

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.You might not want to fork out thousands on designer baby ge...

Mauritius oil leak – Race against time as ship could break in HALF spilling another 4,000 tonnes into Indian Ocean (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 10/08/2020 15:38:33

THOUSANDS of people are battling to save Mauritius as a stricken Japanese ship could split in half and spew another 4,000 tonnes of toxic fuel into the Indian Ocean, fears the PM. MV Wakashio’s captai...

The Guardian view on Brexit bureaucracy: tied up in red tape | Editorial (source — www.theguardian.com) 09/08/2020 20:30:43

Businesses already struggling with the fallout from Covid-19 will be forced to deal with a mountain of new bureaucracy in the middle of a deep recessionThe government did not quite achieve the Brexit ...

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