Fear of Coronavirus causes a brawl in Sy Sydney
Fear of Coronavirus causes a brawl in Sydney on coughing.
A Sydney train witnessed an altercation between a man and a woman when a woman coughed on another passenger. The man claimed that the act of coughing by the woman was on purpose. The clash between those two commuters arose owing to the concern of the transmission of Coronavirus in the country. A video got viral of those people fighting over the coughing.
The man called the woman "disgusting" for not covering the mouth while coughing. The woman denies that she coughed on him and said that she had her mouth closed. This initiated the bitter argument between them, which got captured in the video, available on various internet sites of Australia. On this matter, the New South Wales Health Minister, Brad Hazzard has appealed the citizens to maintain.
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Women brawl love toilet paper in Sydney supermarket, police were called
Australia is facing a shortage of toilet papers after the menaces of coronavirus in China, as 40% of toilet paper is imported from that country. This situation created a rumpus in a western Sydney supermarket when three women fought over toilet paper. NSW police were called to the supermarket after the situation went out of control on Saturday, March 7. The police instructed the shoppers to behave properly as such behavior will not be entertained in the future.
Andrew New, an inspector of NSW, said, "There is no need for it. It isn't the Thunderdome; it isn't Mad Max, we don't need to do that." In that shoppers' brawl at Woolworths Store of Chullora, a 49 years old lady got bumped. A video of women fighting over toilet paper got viral on social media.
Epping Boys School reopens, six mode COVID-19 cases reported in Sydney
In the last week, a student of Epping Boys School of North Sydney has diagnosed positive in coronavirus tests, after which sixty-nine staff members and students were asked to live in isolation for at least 14 days. The school was also closed on Friday for sterilization and health care. The NSW Department of Education announced that the school would reopen from Monday following its usual routine.
On the other side, six new cases of coronavirus were reported on Saturday, March 7, in New South Wales, which totaled the number of COVID-19 victims to 34. Five of these patients belong to the same family, while one of them recently returned from Italy on Qatar Airways. NSW Health is running a campaign to test the coronavirus in people with risk and showed a positive attitude towards this hazard.
Reopening of Epping Boys' High School after proper sanitation.
The Epping Boys' High School of Sydney was closed after a student was found infected with positive results of Coronavirus. Currently, the total number of a confirmed case of COVID-19 has become 34. The High school, which was closed following the fear of transmission of Coronavirus, will reopen on Monday to regulate the usual routine. A 16-year-old student of the school who is the son of Ryde Hospital healthcare worker was found with positive results of Coronavirus. After this case, the school was closed for proper cleaning and disinfection.
The NSW Health has stated that they are examining the reason for the infection of COVID-19 in that teenager. The students who were in close contact with that boy were asked to isolate themselves for 14 days to avoid more cases.
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Lack of hospital space in NSW
Recently NSW Health has announced that hospitals in the state may not cope with the quantity of the infected with coronavirus. Rapid hospitalizations, suspicions, tests and checking need so many space and beds in hospitals, especially in Sydney. And of number of the infected quickly rises, number of beds for them will certainly not be enough.
55 cases of infection have appeared in recent days in NSW and it is more than in whole Australia before. If it continues, only people with hard symptoms will be hospitalized, according to some medical professionals. They say that the world pandemia is also possible.
A man shot a house in Sydney
Recently police of New South Wales have shared a video footage shot by CCTV nearly a month ago in one of the suburbs in Sydney. It shows how two men in the middle of the night approach a house with a black car. One of them comes out and fires with a gun into the house. After that the shooter gets back to the car and they quickly drive away.
The residents were woken up by this and after checking their house found two bullet marks in the door. No one suffered in the incident. Police are still looking for shooters and the video has been uploaded in hope for viewers' help.
Outbreak of coronavirus gets more serious
More and more cases of infection with coronavirus in Australia are becoming known every day. New South Wales is one of the states with the biggest number of the infected. Recently a college in Sydney has reported that 11 students of it were infected. And parents of two of them have fallen ill as well.
Now NSW Health is investigating the reasons of such an outbreak of the dangerous disease and checking places where there are always many people. The schools and colleges, where the infected have been found are going to be closed for a while. And any establishment with a found infected person will be closed as well.
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Animals' recovery after bushfires
Bev Langley and her family are volunteers from Adelaide. They decided to save and help animals in South Australia during terrible and devastating bushfires. More than a billion animals have died in this phenomenon. The volunteers were saving echidnas, kangaroos and koalas.
The echidna Ethel suffered very hard. She was severe burns and had a little chance to survive, but she did. Now the animal feels much better and is expected to join other echidnas in the future. In general more than 12 000 animals have been saved by them. Bev says all her family has passion to save the wildlife of South Australia. They have recently received a donation of a million dollars and now can help other volunteers across the whole country.
Seven children were arrested in Adelaide
This morning became tense for the police in Adelaide. The first accident took place near Adelaide Hills. The policemen have seen a stolen car and started a chase. It was at around 6 o'clock in the morning. The car did nor want to stop, so the officers had to puncture its tyres. Even with this the stolen car has not stopped. After stopping, it turned out that the car was driven by a 15-year-old girl. There was also a boy with her. Both of them have been accused in illegal driving without a license and of course stealing the car.
Later that very morning other 5 teenagers have been involved into another chase. Police assume they had stolen a car from Redwood park earlier. A chase started in the morning in the northern suburbs of Adelaide. The car was driven by a 17-year-old teenager. Now they are being interviewed.
First coronavirus centre in Australia
Prime Minister of South Australia has announced opening of the only coronavirus checking centre in the country. It will be powered by the main hospital in Adelaide. He added that there had been no cases of infection with coronavirus this week in South Australia. Before that hundreds of people passed the test. Among the infected there are a 40-year-old woman and her child and a 50-year-old man, who has recently come back from Taiwan.
This new centre is expected to have a very convenient for patients kind of serving. People with coronavirus suspicion will book time and come with their cars. And just from their cars they will be taken to the medical check up.
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Chicago confirms the first case of COVID-19 community transmission in Illinois.
The seventh case of COVID-19 in Illinois has been confirmed on Sunday after a man from Chicago gets the positive result of Coronavirus. The state officials published the report of the man in his 60s as the first case of COVID-19 community transmission and seventh case in the overall state.
Dr. Allison Arwady, the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, announced that the person is admitted in the hospital dealing with his serious health. It has been reported that the person was not involved in any travel case, unlike other cases of Coronavirus. He also added that it could be the first case of community transmission as he has not to get infected from the widespread transmission. The diagnosis system of COVID-19 in Chicago has been modulated with a robust surveillance system to test more people precisely.
Woman fled from Italy to Chicago, found positive with Coronavirus.
A woman who ran off from Italy and finally reached Chicago taking a halt at O'Hare International Airport. She took Amtrak from Chicago to reach St. Louis, where she got tested positive of Coronavirus. Omtrak confirmed her infection after it received information from St Louis Country, Missouri. The woman, 20 years old, took Train 303 from Chicago to arrive at St. Louis on Wednesday, March 4. CBS affiliate KMOV-TV in St; Louis tested her to diagnose Coronavirus and got a positive result on Saturday.
As per the reports, this is the first case confirmed in Missouri. After the confirmation of COVID-19, the Missouri government got to know that the woman fled from Italy, where she used to study. She also spent time at O'Hare International Airport before taking the train to St. Louis.
University of Houston confirms the share of the conference title.
The University of Houston and Wichita State clinched the share of the American Athletic Conference title together after playing three hours against Tulsa, making a massive score of 79-57. Both the team's celebrated together after the victory on Sunday afternoon. Houston, Cincinnati, and Tulsa have confirmed their ticket to the 13-5 in league play after finishing the initial rounds of the season as co-champion.
Kelvin Sampson, the coach of the University of Houston, was seen highly excited with the victory and stated that the word "share" is not meant as they have grabbed the title of AAC, so they are conference champions. This victory of UH was for the first time when they made consequent victories in the league since 1984 during Phi Slama Jama.