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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.
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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.
Over 150 people in Sydney asked for self-isolation.
A Sydney University player has been tested positive for coronavirus. After this case was reported, NSW Health asked the players and supporters who came up for the Australian Club Championship at Sydney University to self-isolate for at least 14 days. There are more than 150 people in Sydney attended this post-match function on Saturday, March 14. Two interstate club matches and a Super W Fixture were conducted in the football ground of Sydney University on that day.
The club player was diagnosed positive with this deadly virus on Wednesday, March 18. The attendees of the match were said to self-isolate for 14 days to avoid transmission—both the teams of Sydney University and the University of Queensland. Kerry Chant, the Chief Health Officer of NSW, strictly announced the self-isolation order as a precaution.
Golden Slipper day raided by Victorian jockeys via charter flight.
Jockey Craig Williams hired a private plane to get himself along with other fellow riders to Sydney for Saturday’s Golden Slipper meeting during the COVID-19 crisis. Racing Victoria had introduced new protocols that required jockeys riding interstate to travel via a charter flight or a private car to reduce exposure to the general public.
Williams will ride Personal in the Golden Slipper, but he said a discussion with Arrowfield Stud boss John Messara had a plan in place before RV announced the new policy on Monday. Initial booking of a seven-seat plane grew to require an 11-seat aircraft as fellow jockeys Damien Oliver, Mark Zahra, Damian Lane, Billy Egan, Michael Walker and Mick Dee joined the flight.
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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.
Heat ends in Sydney
People in New South Wales and especially in Sydney could enjoy warm and even hot days this week. This Friday is expected to be the last day of such a kind. The first part of the day is to be still hot. 36 degrees are expected in Sydney CBD and even 37 degrees have to be in Liverpool. Since the early morning UV index can be very high which is not useful for health. Moreover, firefighters are warning about high risk of fires in Sydney and around it. Winds are also will be pretty strong.
The end of the week will be cooler, as heat wave is ending. Saturday and Sunday are expected to be rainy and windy.
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Three men emptied jewellery in Sydney
A trio of thieves has escaped with a half a million dollars with jewels after smashing the door and breaking into one of the jewelleries in the centre of Sydney. About at 3 am they stopped near the store and emptied it in just three minutes. They wore dark clothes and masks and carried a big black bag. After taking the expensive things, the thieves disappeared. The owner of the store says it is the boldest robbery he has ever seen in his life.
Police of New South Wales say that the car, which the trio drove is definitely stolen. Now the officers are investigating and need any related information.
People left cruise ship in Sydney
A cruise ship, which travelled not for so long from Sydney to New Zealand returned home and almost 3000 people got off. Thirteen people on the ship had coronavirus suspicion and they underwent test. Two of them turned out to be positive. Now all the passengers are advised to have self quarantine at homes. Those two people with confirmed coronavirus are undergoing treatment in the Sydney's hospital.
The Prime Minister of the state turned to the passengers himself and said that it is not normal to walk around the city now as they had been communicating with the infected people.
The ship embarked on March 8 but returned because of the new government's law.
Brisbane bars, restaurants, cinemas, and public gathering spots closed due to COVID-19.
With the increase in coronavirus confirmed cases in Queensland, the government has imposed governmental restrictions on bars, cinema, music venues, and other public gathering spots. The primary and popular venues have announced their closure. Many public events have been canceled amidst this pandemic. Even performers are not capable of reaching the venues due to the travel ban.
The Tivoli has announced its closure till May 1, 2020. Steven Miles, Queensland Health Minister, has declared that the non-essential gatherings in the city will be banned and avoided. This will not affect transportation, medical facilities, and other emergency services. The Venue reported its closure through a Facebook post. The novel coronavirus has struck the economy of the world and financial stages. This is leading the owners to shut down their business for at least two weeks.
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Kim Foxx wins despite repercussions in Chicago.
Kim Foxx, Cook County State's attorney, get a comeback with the victory in the re-election on Tuesday, March 17. She received a backlash for handling the case of Jussie Smollett. For helping the actor with the charges of racist and homophobic attacks, the chief prosecutor of Chicago attained strong denunciation. With important steps towards the re-election, Foxx won the Democratic Primary showcasing her ability.
Bill Conway, a rival of Kim Foxx, got capitulated in the race of primary in Cook County, Ill. Ms. Foxx got an enormous number of votes grabbing 48% of the vote. The Associated Press announced the result of the re-election, declaring her the winner. She will be opposed by Pat O'Brien, a former prosecutor, and judge in November. She was elected as the chief prosecutor of Chicago in 2016.
Fake Ghee Factory Busted In Jaipur...
A factory to manufacture fake ghee was kept in the house, packets of branded companies were also recovered
In Kot Ka Mohalla in Chaksu area of the district, the police took a big action and revealed the factory to make fake ghee. Branded companies' pockets and around 25 casks have been recovered from the spot. In which Nagli was filled with ghee and sold in the market. One person has also been detained during the operation. Which is being questioned.
According to the information, the police got information about the fake ghee factory in a house in Chaksu's Kot Ka Mohalla through informer. On which a team was formed for action. During this, fake ghee was confiscated by hitting the house red. Landlord Anil Aggarwal has also been detained. Which was being made from chemical.
The action was taken under the leadership of Vimal Singh Mehra, Additional DCP, Organized Crime Branch of Jaipur Police Commissionerate. Additional DCP Nehra said that the special team of the commissioner was informed. After which the factory was raided last night in collaboration with the Chaksu police. Police inspector Surendra Yadav, Lakhan Khatana, ASI Dwarka Prasad and others carried out the action.
Midway Airport's workers test positive for COVID-19 in Chicago
The transportation through the air has been banned in Chicago after numerous workers of Midway Airport of Chicago tested positive for coronavirus. The FAA reported these cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, March 17. After the coronavirus diagnosis of the air traffic control tower technicians, the FAA control tower has been closed. Currently, it is only open with limited access. Chicago Department of Aviation shared this closure of air travel informed that Midway Airport would operate in the limit till further notice.
The FAA has detailed that the FAA control tower has been disinfected as per the standards of Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The coronavirus testing of the airport workers was announced by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association. Labour union informed about this action of NATCA and hoped that there would be no more positive results of coronavirus.