Aged care regulator took four days to tell Australian government of St Basil's Covid-19 outbreak

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aged care Labor spokeswoman says delay was a ‘catastrophic communications’ failure that may have been deadly for Melbourne aged care home’s residents St Basil’s aged care home in the Läs mer…

Scott Morrison gives masterclass in political malleability over aged care Covid deaths | Katharine Murphy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scott Morrison and his ministers have developed a preoccupation with attribution. Take one, obvious example. Australia’s second wave of coronavirus infections is referred to on high rotation as “the Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: education secretary says Covid-19 unlikely to spread in classrooms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gavin Williamson says plans for school reopening guided by evidence of little transmission Global coronavirus live: latest updates LIVE Updated Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, in Downing Street last Läs mer…

US health secretary praises Taiwan's Covid-19 response during rare high-level visit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US health secretary, Alex Azar, has met with Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, in the highest-level US visit in more than four decades, pledging “strong support and friendship” from Läs mer…

Global report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 million as Australia suffers deadliest day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Five months since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus crisis a global pandemic, the number of Covid cases globally is nearing 20m, with almost 730,000 known deaths. The Läs mer…

Regional Victoria stage 3 coronavirus restrictions and lockdown rules explained

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After Victoria recorded 671 cases of coronavirus on 2 August and seven deaths, premier Daniel Andrews announced a “state of disaster” and sweeping new Covid restrictions across the state. Läs mer…

Government had no Covid-19 aged care plan, inquiry told, as ‘catastrophic’ failure alleged over St Basil’s

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The aged care regulator has been accused of a “catastrophic communications failure” causing a “potentially deadly delay”, amid revelations it took four days for the body to inform the Läs mer…

In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely | Helen Sullivan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Coronavirus outbreak In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely Helen Sullivan We didn’t know the pandemic would separate us for five months. Läs mer…

Canberra residents remain trapped on Victorian border after NSW 'reneges' on transit deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canberra residents remain trapped on the Victorian border after the New South Wales government “reneged” on an agreement to allow them to pass through southern parts of the state Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Greece sees highest daily case rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US cases pass 5m; French virus ship passengers sue cruise company; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updates Global infections near 20m Läs mer…

Reporting on Covid-19 in Spain: 'peaks, troughs and sacrifices

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inside the Guardian Spain The Guardian’s Madrid correspondent on Spain’s response and how life as a reporter has changed Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Brexit bureaucracy: tied up in red tape | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government did not quite achieve the Brexit breakthrough it was seeking on Friday, when there was hope that a fast-tracked trade agreement with Japan might be reached. But Läs mer…

US passes 5m Covid cases as Pelosi calls Trump relief order unconstitutional

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US on Sunday passed the grim milestone of 5m coronavirus cases, as Donald Trump’s executive orders seeking to break a political impasse over further economic relief were denounced Läs mer…

Anger over economic relief impasse as US approaches 5m Covid-19 cases – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘This is unstoppable’: midwest braces for a Covid-19 surge Dr Deborah Birx: voice of scientific reason or apologist for Trump? Trump signs order for coronavirus relief Sign up to Läs mer…

UK to plunge into deepest slump on record with worst fall in GDP among G7

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Economic growth (GDP) Official measure to be declared this week as coronavirus lockdown shrinks GDP by 21% in second quarter An empty street in Newcastle upon Tyne at the Läs mer…

Ravers and boomers: is intergenerational Covid tension real?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak With ‘don’t kill granny’ warnings and talk of an over-50s lockdown, there are fears unity is fraying in the UK Coronavirus – latest updates See all our Läs mer…

Bolivia protesters bring country to standstill over election delays

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bolivia Demonstrators allied to Evo Morales say authorities are using Covid-19 to delay vote A demonstrator in La Paz, Bolivia, wants the government to respect the 6 September election Läs mer…

Saudi Aramco to keep $75bn dividend despite dive in profits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aramco Shareholder payout to stay despite 73% fall in quarterly profits due to impact of Covid-19 Aramco became the most-valuable listed company in history when ifloated on the Saudi Läs mer…

'We failed': one scientist's despair as Brazil Covid-19 deaths hit 100,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For months Natalia Pasternak has implored Brazilians to take science and coronavirus seriously, in a marathon of TV appearances, newspaper columns, live streams and podcasts. “I’ve given interviews at Läs mer…

‘This is unstoppable’: America's midwest braces itself for a Covid-19 surge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Three months ago, the Republican governor of Missouri chose not to wear a mask in a shop, because he said he wasn’t going to let the government tell him Läs mer…

Sanctuary in the city: how urban parks saved our summer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As lockdown eased, green spaces nationwide began to throng with crowds, drinking, picnicking and ordering pizza to be delivered to specific park benches. Tons of rubbish piled up and Läs mer…

We can’t ease lockdown any more, expert warns as testing calls grow

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Coronavirus outbreak Contact tracing must improve to prevent resurgence in England, say care chief and top scientist Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dancing Läs mer…

Two-thirds of UK’s furloughed workers continued job in Covid-19 lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer UK job furlough scheme Male employees flouted government wage subsidy scheme more than women, survey reveals Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Chancellor Rishi Läs mer…

Two-thirds of UK’s furloughed workers continued job in Covid-19 lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer UK job furlough scheme Male employees flouted government wage subsidy scheme more than women, survey reveals Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Chancellor Rishi Läs mer…

Only half of Britons would definitely have Covid-19 vaccination

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Only half the population of Britain definitely would accept being vaccinated against Covid-19. That is the shock conclusion of a group of scientists and pollsters who have found that Läs mer…

What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Science What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids As schools around the world prepare to reopen, new scientific evidence about children and coronavirus is coming to Läs mer…

Global report: US nears 5m Covid cases; New Zealand goes 100 days without local transmission

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak US nears milestone as Trump extends jobless aid; NZ warns against complacency; Australia records deadliest day of pandemic to date Coronavirus – latest updates See all our Läs mer…

Young people who withdraw super may be $100,000 worse off in retirement, Labor says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics Opposition steps up attacks on coronavirus support measure that allows people in financial distress to withdraw up to $20,000 Shadow assistant treasurer Stephen Jones says ‘young Australians Läs mer…

One in 12 Australians drinking alcohol every day during coronavirus outbreak, survey finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australia news Alcohol and Drug Foundation says one in 10 people report consuming more than 10 standard drinks per week Download the free Guardian app to get the most Läs mer…

Victoria records 17 coronavirus deaths on Australia’s deadliest day of pandemic so far

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Daniel Andrews reports 394 new cases of Covid-19 and a record number of deaths, most of which are linked to aged care Australia has recorded its deadliest day of Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: US nears 5m cases as Australian border closures ramp up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US approaches horrific milestone; border restrictions tightened in Australian state of New South Wales; Brazil passes 100,000 deaths Ex-health minister attacks Bolsonaro as Brazil Covid-19 deaths tops 100,000 Trump Läs mer…

Boris Johnson 'would close pubs before schools' in local Covid-19 lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Schools Prime minister says it is a ‘national priority’ and ‘moral duty’ to get all pupils back into classrooms ‘Keeping our schools closed a moment longer than absolutely necessary Läs mer…

Trump signs order for coronavirus relief, with lower level of extra aid for jobless

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would extend enhanced coronavirus unemployment benefits and employment taxes into next year with executive orders, but cut the level of some of Läs mer…

From the wreck of the pandemic we can salvage and resurrect an inner life | Nyadol Nyuon

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In early March I flew to New Zealand through the busy Tullamarine airport. I returned to a country in lockdown. I had been to speak at the New Zealand Läs mer…

A city out of time: what do we dream of when we dream of Rome?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Culture A city out of time: what do we dream of when we dream of Rome? On a writing grant to the eternal city an Italian-born Australian encounters its Läs mer…

Australia’s sheep left without shearers as Covid halts travel from New Zealand

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s a tradition that stretches back decades. Every year, hundreds of New Zealanders fly in to Australia for the spring shearing season – a huge mobilisation of workers essential Läs mer…

French tourist chiefs tense as country may be next on UK Covid quarantine list

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer France The number of foreign visitors plummet due to surge in coronavirus cases since the end of lockdown Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Läs mer…

Thousands of bikers heading to South Dakota rally to be blocked at tribal land checkpoints

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Clampdown comes as fears mount that mask-free bikers headed to large gathering could spread coronavirus to tribal groups Thousands of bikers heading to South Dakota’s 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Läs mer…

‘Zoom is fine, but it can’t match being back in the office’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Working from home Property group British Land was one of the first to allow staff back into its London HQ – with lift-button prodders at the ready Läs mer…

Trump pledges to break stimulus gridlock as millions go without Covid-19 benefits – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump to hold press conference this afternoon ‘We’re making it up’: How Trump’s America failed the Covid test Trumpism has taken over, but what happens if Trump loses? US Läs mer…