Daniel Andrews will be having his daily press conference today at 11 am. We’ll get it back to you as soon as it happens.
Mexico’s cases rise to 658,299
Confirmed coronavirus cases in Mexico have risen to 658,299, according to the country’s health ministry. The country has now recorded 70,183 total deaths.
In New South Wales, a swimming pool in the Blue Mountains was closed after a person who visited it tested positive for Covid-19.
Anyone who visited the Katoomba Water Sports Center on September 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. should self-isolate until September 18.
NSW Health notified the Blue Mountains City Council about the case late Friday night.
“My immediate concern is the community and council staff who may have been at the facility that day. My thoughts are with them.” Mayor Mark Greenhill said in a Facebook post, “This is going to be a nervous time.”
The President of St Basil’s Homes for the Aged has resigned in Melbourne.
On Friday, the Greek Orthodox Church, which runs the house, announced that its president, Constantinos Countess, had resigned, but would remain on the Saint Basil’s board of directors.
The nursing home has the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the nation’s aged care system, with the number of deaths at 44.
Also this morning, federal data came out showing that 95% of elderly care deaths from coronavirus in Australia have occurred in Victoria.
Also today in Victoria, Melbourne is preparing for more protests against lockdown, after 17 people were arrested last week.
A “Freedom March” was planned at 11 am this morning in the city, along with other protests, despite stern warnings from the police and the state’s chief minister, Daniel Andrews.
“All you’re doing is spreading the virus,” Andrews told the protesters on Friday.
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Luke Cornelius, went further, saying, “I feel a bit like a dog returning to eat its vomit.”
He said, “I’m sick of it.”
Last weekend, a demonstration was held at the Shrine of Remembrance, resulting in 17 arrests and more than 160 fines.
Victoria records lowest new cases since June
Earlier today, the state of Victoria released its Covid-19 numbers, which showed 37 new cases and six new deaths in the past 24 hours.
This is the lowest total number of new cases since June 26.
Prime Minister Daniel Andrews is expected to deliver his press conference on the stats later today, and we’ll get back to you as soon as it happens.
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Victoria state prepares for more protests and arrests today as anti-lockdown groups plan to march through the city, following last week’s protests. Earlier this morning, the country also announced 37 new cases, one of the lowest totals in months.
Here’s what happened over the past few hours:
- Brazil’The death toll has exceeded 130,000According to the country’s Ministry of Health. It has the second highest death toll in the world after the United States.
- France has ruled out imposing a new national lockdown, despite more than 9,000 new cases recorded for the second day in a row. Instead, Prime Minister Jean Justex announced an increase in testing and tracking procedures and a reduction in the quarantine period for those infected with the virus from 14 to seven days.
- Spain reported 4,708 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. This brings its cumulative total to 566,326 – the highest in Western Europe.
- Another 3,539 people have tested positive in the UK, the largest daily number since mid-May. It has also been announced that the R value for both the UK and England ranges between 1 and 1.2.
- The we Government infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, He said he disagreed with President Donald Trump’s assessment that the country was “close to the corner” on the coronavirus pandemic, saying the statistics were worrying.
- The first European epidemic burst the “travel bubble”, created by Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, in May After Latvia said it imposed a 14-day quarantine on everyone arriving from Estonia.
- Iraq recorded 4,254 new cases and 67 other deaths due to the virus. Despite the recent increase in the number of cases, thousands of supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gathered in a mosque in eastern Baghdad for the first time since March.
- India set another world record for one day of contracting the Coronavirus. The country has reported 96,551 new cases. Deaths have remained relatively low in the country, but it is experiencing an upward trend, with more than 1,000 deaths reported daily over the past 10 days.
- The number of injuries in the world exceeded 28.2 million and 91,282 deaths. According to Johns Hopkins data. The top four countries in terms of infections, the United States, India, Brazil and Russia, account for nearly 58% of all cases.
- Austria expanded the mandatory wearing of masks and imposed restrictions on juveniles In response to the rising number of new cases.
- in the UK, The Covid-19 smartphone app will be launched across England and Wales on September 24.
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