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Two new imported cases of Covid-19 - Bloomfield (source — www.rnz.co.nz) 22/10/2020 03:19:58

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says there are two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today, both found in managed isolation.

NZ records 25 new COVID-19 cases (source — www.dailytelegraph.com.au) 22/10/2020 00:22:28

New Zealand has recorded 25 new coronavirus cases, including two from community transmission, marking the first time any local cases have been reported in a month.

Coronavirus live news: Lombardy reports record high in cases; Poland to impose further curbs (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 18:38:19

Italian region sees highest infections since pandemic began; Poland acts amid record infections; Czech Republic limits movement to essential trips300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cu...

Coronavirus live news: Lombardy reports record high in cases as Czech Republic shuts shops (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 17:09:44

Italian region worst hit by first wave sees highest infections since pandemic began; Czech Republic limits movement to essential trips300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 job...

Coronavirus live news: Czech Republic shuts shops to curb Europe’s fastest growth in cases; record deaths in Russia (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 14:24:26

Czech Republic limits movement to essential trips only; Russia nears 25,000 Covid deaths; US death toll might be ‘underascertained’300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsSp...

England to play Republic of Ireland at Wembley after New Zealand pulled out of international friendly (source — www.independent.co.uk) 21/10/2020 14:06:53

The Football Association has announced that the Republic of Ireland will face England next month after New Zealand pulled out of the international friendly due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus live news: record daily Covid deaths in Russia; CDC finds 300,000 excess deaths in US (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 11:21:34

Russia nears 25,000 coronavirus deaths; South Yorkshire third England region to enter tier 3 restrictions; Covid-19 death toll might be ‘underascertained’, says CDC300,000 excess US deaths recorded as...

Coronavirus live news: South Yorkshire 'on cusp' of tighter lockdown; CDC finds 300,000 excess deaths in US (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 09:54:02

UK move comes after Greater Manchester was put into tier 3; finding means Covid-19 death toll might be ‘underascertained’, says CDC300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsSp...

New Zealand records 25 Covid cases amid arrival of foreign fishing crews (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 08:15:54

Twenty-three cases caught at the border, with two more local transmissions linked to Sunday’s port worker case Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand has recorded 25 n...

Covid-19: New Zealand has 25 new coronavirus cases for the first time since April, but it's different this time (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 21/10/2020 05:47:42

For the first time in six months, New Zealand recorded 25 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in a day. Here's why it's different this time around.

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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