Victoria has recorded three new cases of COVID-19 in the community

Victoria’s streak of 61 days without a single case of Covid-19 in the community has come to an end. Three cases — two women in their 40s and a woman in her 70s — were reported to authorities in Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon, none of which are in hotel quarantine.

Covid 19 coronavirus: Latest cases, update from Ministry of Health

Can New Zealand go 10 days without a community case of Covid-19? The Ministry of Health is set to release latest numbers at 1pm. While New Zealand appears to be well on top of the virus, British PM Boris Johnson announced this morning that England would be returning to a

Nearly 20,000 Covid-19 cases among Amazon workers

Amazon said that more than 19,816 of its frontline workers in the US have contracted Covid-19 since March. The number equates to 1.44% of its 1.37 million workers across Amazon and its subsidiary Whole Foods. Amazon had faced criticism from employees, unions and elected officials, who have accused the company

Cases rising, Bangladesh fears coronavirus crisis

As hospitals in Bangladesh turn patients away, and frontline workers bear the brunt of rising case numbers, there are fears the densely populated South Asian country could become a new global hotspot. For years, Vernon Anthony Paul served in the Pakistan air force. He fought in the Bangladesh war of

Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million

(Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases surpassed 6 million on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, as Latin America reported a grim milestone of 50,000 deaths from the disease. Countries such as Brazil, Chile and Mexico are struggling to stem the spread of the virus, which initially peaked in China in

Four ‘stand your ground’ cases in the US

The death of Trayvon Martin has thrown a spotlight on Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law, which grants individuals wide latitude to use deadly force if they feel seriously in danger. The provision is backed by America’s powerful gun lobby, but critics say it creates a Wild West legal environment