Four tested positive on a Cruise ship w Sydney
Four tested positive on a Cruise ship with around 2700 people.
Four people diagnosed positive for COVID-19 who arrived in Australia on a cruise ship. The Ruby Princess was docked in Sydney with 2647 passengers and 1,100 crew, out of which four were infected from the deadly virus. However, these people left in the risk without proper inspection of their health condition. The ship reached Australia from a cruise around Newzealand. The journey was left midway as the ship returned five days before the schedule when the government advised Australians to come back to the country in this time of coronavirus outbreak.
The health officials only considered 13 people on the ship who were feeling unwell during the cruise and came up with four new cases and instructed them to self-isolate for 14 days. The government imposed the orders that only Australian citizens can enter the country from 9:00 pm Friday, March 19. A total of 700 cases have been confirmed in Australia, with seven deaths. Brad Hazzard, NSW Health Minister, urged the passenger of the Ruby Princess to self-isolate and to consult a doctor immediately after developing any symptoms.
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Rush for buying groceries, police called to Sydney Costco.
A number of shoppers were seen outside the Sydney Costco, creating turmoil after the essentials got restricted to a limit. Even after the prime minister's statement in which he called such people "ridiculous and un-Australian," people continued this behavior while buying the home necessities. The crowd went out of control during lining up outside Costco at Casula, after which staff members called the police to deal with the populace.
People reached the facade of the Sydney Costco at 6:30 am on Wednesday. A staff member of the Costco announced that the store would open at 10 am using a megaphone. He urged the people to form a queue and maintain patience while buying. The managing director of Costco, Patrick, said that the safety of his staff members is more significant for them. So, they called the police to handle the crowd.
Commuters urged to quarantine after a woman tested positive for coronavirus.
Commuters on Sydney Airport were urged to go in quarantine after a Canberra woman tested positive with coronavirus. The woman is in his 70s was diagnosed and found with COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 18. Health authorities of Sydney reported this third case of COVID-19 of ACT and announced that she recently returned from overseas before being tested for this deadly virus.
She was traveling from Jakarta to Sydney, with around 41-45 people. Those groups of people have been urged to be in quarantine to avoid community spread. The people who took the bus from Sydney Airport to reach Canberra were also informed about taking precautions. The health department is trying to reach people who were in close contact with that woman while traveling from Jakarta to Canberra.
MYER store forced to close after a worker tested positive for COVID-19.
The Castle Hill branch of popular MYER store was forced to close after an employee of the department store tested positive to COVID-19. One of the spokespeople of this department store has reported that they will undergo a deep cleaning and sanitization as per the standards of NSW Health. They have stated that they are giving priority to the life of their staff and authorized the COVID-19 precautionary plan immediately after the case was reported.
The team members of the store have also been asked to isolate themselves to prevent community spread and reduce the chances of transmission. The shoppers who shopped at the store between March 11 and March 17 were also informed to go through the diagnosis. Currently, New South Wales has noted a total of 307 cases of coronavirus.
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Reconstruction of roads in Adelaide will happen despite pandemic
The government of South Australia has created a plan of reconstruction roads in the east of Adelaide. This plan includes eviction of almost 50 houses of people, as the road is to be enlarged. The project cost more than 90 million dollars. The residents of these houses have been warned that they must leave the buildings until June. However, people protested against it. One woman told that money, which government gives, is much less than expected and it is hard to find dwelling.
Today the politicians have announced that the project will come true despite the coronavirus pandemic in the state, though some people still have no place to go.
The woman denied she had killed her husband
Wendie-Sue Dent's husband died 5 years ago. It happened because of enormous quantity of consumed medicines. The 61-year-old wife was accused in killing her partner. Moreover, she had a motive: she could inherit more than 300 000 dollars after his death. However, Mrs Dent denied any accusations. Today the court will decide, whether the woman was guilty. In the recorded interview with the policemen she said that there was no murder. Anyway, police compared prescribed medicine and consumed ones. There was a big difference. The trial is going on.
The couple married a year before the man's death. He had cancer and refused treatment in hospital.
A school with the coronavirus infected continues working
Recently a teacher in one of Adelaide's school has been announced infected with coronavirus. Yesterday it became known that a student is ill as well. It is a boy from the 8th form. Anyway, the school is continuing working and the principal says that there is no danger and risk for other students to be infected. Doctors also do not see the necessity in checking other students, however they were communicating with the infected. They praised the family of the infected, as his parents did not let him to go out after the symptoms had been noticed.
The boy is among 8 new infection cases in South Australia. Schools in the state are still opened because of the Premier's advice.
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The main Sydney beach is closed
The popular Australian beach Bondai Beach was closed due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus. The decision was made by the police and Sydney City Hall after it became known that several thousand people visited the beach, despite the ban on gathering in large groups. If the orders of the authorities are still not respected, the restrictive measures to visit places of rest will be toughened even more, the Sydney City Hall said. Earlier, the Australian authorities banned entry into the country due to the threat of the spread of COVID-19.
Empty A-League in Sydney
The footballer of the Australian “Sydney” defiantly bowed to the empty stands after a goal
In the world, only two national football championships continue to play.
The Australian A-League is one of the few national football championships in the world that continues despite the coronavirus pandemic. True, teams play there in the empty stands. At the same time, the players do not forget that they play, first of all, for the fans. In the 22nd round of the Australian Championship, a Sydney derby was held between the teams Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney (1:1). At the 35th minute of the match, the former striker of the English “Reading” and “Cardiff City” Adam Le Fondre, playing for “Sydney”, opened the score. After that, the Englishman pointedly patted the empty stands and even bowed before them.
Promises made by Brisbane Mayoral candidates for council election.
The local council elections have been scheduled for March 28 in Queensland. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the authorities have cut the election campaign in the state. The major parties for the Mayor's position of Brisbane have announced their promises for the Brisbane City Council.
Adrian Schrinner of the Liberal National Party has promised the continuation of service delivery in Brisbane with a project of $650 million. He also added tree-planting and recycling programs in his promises for the Mayoral election. Moreover, he promised to waive all the charges and bills until June 30 amidst the coronavirus outbreak. Pat Condren, Australian Labor Party, talked about railway and roadway transportation and pledged that the party would make Brisbane "carbon neutral" by 2050. Kath Angus will represent Greens in the elections. She included public transport, the recycling process, and the festivals of Brisbane in her key promises.
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Sheetala Ashtami 2020
The influx of devotees in the temples, the use of cold dishes offered to the mother
On the occasion of Sheetla Ashtami, there was a fair atmosphere at Sheetla Mata Temple at Sheetla Gate. Wishing to be healthy, the townspeople celebrated Lokparva Sheetla Ashtami or Basoda on friday. In the houses where this festival was celebrated, the stove was not burnt.
Earlier on Sunday, women made prandhana puas in their homes. Under this, he made various dishes including soaked moong, moth, gram, pua-dumplings, curd and rabri, dahi-bade, sweet rice, gram flour grinder, churma, puri, pachchutte vegetable.
Devotees worshiped Sheetla Mata and offered cold dishes to devotees in long queues at Shitala Mata temples from four o'clock in the morning. At the same time, the women worshiping Gangaur worshiped by bringing mud from the potter's house and making Gangaur.
A fair was held at Sheetla Mata Temple in Bikaner city. People offered cold food to the mother. Worshiped Girdabha. According to the belief, the food cooked on Saptami is eaten on Ashtami. Sheetla Mata is said to be the goddess of children's health. Water was offered to the goddess on this occasion.
New York sends an emergency need to Elon Musk.
Elon Musk, CEO Tesla and SpaceX confirmed that they are capable of manufacturing ventilators, which can help the world to fight against the coronavirus pandemic. He said that Tesla is capable of bringing up cars with a refined and robust HVAC system, and SpaceX is experienced in making spacecraft with life support systems.
However, the production of ventilators takes time, so he asked the hospitals with a shortage to come up and speak.
In reply to this, New York has sent SOS to Elon Musk via Mayor Bill de Blasio. Mayor has tweeted that they have already contacted Elon Musk directly for the ventilators. The city has urged him to send thousands of ventilators urgently. As per the tweet of Nate Silver, the hospitals of NYC and Seattle are in the urgent need of ventilators.
Couple Consume Poison in Hanumangarh...
Lover couple drinks poison, youth breaks fire; Woman's condition critical
In Hanumangarh Junction on Monday, the young man-woman drank poison in which the young man died while the girl is undergoing treatment in the hospital. The woman's condition is serious. Police is investigating the case. Initially, a case of love affair is being reported.
According to the information, at 12.15 pm, police received information that a couple had consumed poison near Valmiki Chowk in Bhatta Colony. Both are in critical condition near the square. Police and ambulance 108 sent both to the district hospital on the spot. Both have been identified. The girl is 20-year-old Pooja's daughter Gianiram Bhat resident of ITI Basti Junction, while the youth is Vikas Goswami's son Krishna Goswami resident Churu.