Serious spread of COVID-19 in Sydney Sydney
Serious spread of COVID-19 in Sydney
Recently all the world was shocked by lightweight attitude of Australians to coronavirus. Photos of hundreds people together at Bondi beach have become the reason. Nice weather forced people to go out despite the warning. Experts assume that there have been a lot of infections then. However, they forgot about the cruise ship Ruby Princess, which returned from New Zealand. There were 13 confirmed cases of infections and, obviously, others not confirmed yet. Almost 300 people from the ship returned to Sydney and walked around the city. The government admited their fail here, as they allowed all these potentially infected people to enter the city.
Now there are almost 800 cases of infection New South Wales. Please, stay at home do not risk to be infected either.
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Main statements of quarantine in Sydney
The government in Sydney has announced quarantine due to coronavirus pandemic in the country and the city. The first rule of it is not to leave your house without weighty reasons. If you are infected with COVID-19, there is no way to come out of your dwelling, of course.
Most shops are still opened. These are groceries, drugstores and supermarkets. Boutiques and restaurants have been closed. However, you can order takeaway food at the place or right to your home.
Different establishments of beauty industry are closed as well, but you still get a haircut at your hairdresser's with the condition that you will stay there less than 30 minutes.
Beaches in Sydney are not available for visitors now, as well as other places where social distance is not kept. So, any parties even at home are forbidden now.
How Sydney stores make money during pandemic
Coronavirus pandemic and people's panic is a good way to make money on them for stores. It has become known recently that some stores in Sydney speculate with the most needed goods. One customer shared a photo of a bottle with antiseptic which cost 25 dollars, usually it costs less than 10 dollars. Moreover, there was no legal sticker on that. That means that the store bought it and now resells, but much more expensive. The same situation is with medical masks, which cost in some stores 10 dollars now, with normal price of 20 cents.
But that is not the worst example. In another Sydney shop you can find the same bottle of antiseptic (450 ml) which costs 50 dollars.
Some stores do such "frauds" with toilet paper. One roll costs3 dollars, as usual. But two rolls will cost already 99 dollars. The owners say it is done to avoid deficit and people's greed.
Bandits stole toilet paper in Sydney
On Sunday some unknown men attacked 4 stores in Sydney. These criminals have stolen pretty non-trivial things: toilet paper. They are accused in taking hundreds of rolls in different storages, where they were for ninety minutes. One of them even trheatened to a security with a knife. Police called this act unacceptable and shameful. Now the officers are looking for the thieves and if you have any related information, please, turn to a police department.
Toilet paper in NSW is a real deificit now. People have emptied almost all shelves with these goods recently. And some stores forbade buying more than one roll.
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All cruise ship passengers debating in Sydney will be diagnosed.
After the Ruby Princess case, the health and shipping officials have become conscious of the people disembarking in the city. Looking at the needs of resources, the government continued the arrival of foreign ships in the country. But, all the passengers and crew members of vessels anchoring on Sydney harbor will be tested for coronavirus. The NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced this new measure of diagnosis on Tuesday, March 24.
Currently, 133 passengers of Ruby Princess cruise ship has been tested positive for coronavirus with one death. Around 2,700 people are living in the threat of infection with this deadly virus after all people were left at risk without any checking or testing. The passengers of that course ship have reported that even passport was not checked after their arrival at Sydney harbor.
Four weeks to get ready for NRL says, Burgess.
Sam Burgess, the former rugby league footballer, noted that the players should shart getting prepare for National Rugby League as the 2020 competition is four weeks away. The National Rugby League of Australia got postponed on Monday, March 23, amidst the rapid spread of coronavirus. All the NRL players from 16 different teams were sent home after the suspension of the league.
Burgess asked the players to maintain the physical fitness these days and advised them to utilize the time and keep training as the competition can resume after a month. He shared the ways using which players can keep themselves fit and healthy in these hazardous days of coronavirus pandemic in an interview with Fox League. He criticized South Sydney for being overconfident about the fitness and performance of their players.
Test which may halt coronavirus spread
Today NSW Health announced about some breakthrough in studying the virus COVID-19. Doctors in one of Sydney's hospital have created a blood test which can halt coronavirus spread. This test will show, whether anyone had been infected even when they recovered already. Doctors say this test will not be used in single cases, it is to understand the scale of spread among population. This way they can predict and avoid virus' propagation and ask lots of questions about it.
New South Wales is the leader among numbers of the infected among other Australian states now. There are 813 of them. Recently a 70-year-old woman has become the seventh victim of the virus.
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Fuel prices set to rise in Perth.
FuelWatch, the fuel monitoring services of the Australian government, has warned the city of Perth to witness a spike in fuel prices. It has been reported that the fuel price will rise by 13% per liter in the city. Looking at this scenario, FuelWatch has urged people to visit the browser and get filled as soon as possible. Also, they have requested people to maintain the average usage of vehicles as the city is going to face the shortage of fuel in these days of coronavirus outbreak.
Currently, the price of petrol is around per liter, which will be elevated to 125 cents per liter. The petrol stations at BP Redcliffe, The Foodary Belmont, and Caltex The Foodary Ascot in Perth’s south are providing the fuel at 95.9 cents per liter. Whereas, it is at 96.9 cents in the north of the city and 103.7 cents in the north of the town.
Perth childcare worker test positive for COVID-19.
A worker of Mandurah childcare center has got diagnosed positive for Coronavirus after returning from overseas. Great Beginnings reported this case of COVID-19 informing that its worker from Hal Head center has been kept in isolation after the test. The worker is in mandatory separation after his arrival in Australia and has not come in contact even with his family or friends.
A spokeswoman from Great Beginnings stated that they are following the guidelines of the WA Health Department to limit the spread of Coronavirus. She said that the worker would be back to the childcare center only after the medical clearance as the health and safety of children and team members are the priority of the organization. Moreover, the centers of Great Beginnings are following high standards of hygiene to put a halt to the coronavirus outbreak.
Catholic churches closed in Brisbane.
The federal government of Australia has announced that gatherings due to non-essential businesses will not be entertained in the country. All the catholic churches of Brisbane has been closed till further notice, following the notice given by the government. The officials are taking these actions to maintain social distance to limit the coronavirus spread. The officeholders of Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge declared the closures of churches in the city, which will come in effect from March 23.
Under orders issued by the directives, all the religious gatherings, and places of worship or funerals has been suspended as the precautionary measure. Even in enclosed space, people should have to maintain four square meter law to avoid community transmission of the novel coronavirus. Archbishop Coleridge said that funerals should not be a public event in the city as per the guidelines given by Queensland Health.
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First case of coronavirus emerge in Palwal, Haryana on lockdown
The primary instance of Coronavirus developed in Haryana's Palwal area on Monday, as a man, "more than 60 years old", who had come back from Saudi Arabia a week ago, tested positive. The absolute number of cases in the state currently remains at 14.
"An inhabitant of Palwal, who is more than 60 years old and had come back from Saudi Arabia on the interceding night of March 18 and 19, has tried positive. He was at first on home isolate however created side effects of shortness of breath and mellow fever on March 21, in view of which his examples had been taken for testing. He is currently conceded in the disengagement ward at the Civil Hospital in Palwal," said Dr Brahmdeep Sindhu, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Palwal.
"We have completed contact following and isolated very nearly 15 individuals he could have been in contact with. Tests of two individuals, who were his quick contacts, have additionally been taken for testing. Consequences of these are anticipated," he said.
SAN ANTONIO WILL NOT TAKE ANY ACTION AGAINST SAN ANTONIO CITIZENS
San Antonio Police are not likely to pull you over because you are outside of your house, so you do not require an authorization slip to show you work for a company that is permitted to stay open. Jeff Coyle, the City of San Antonio's Director of Governance and Public Relations, gave people some clarity instead of the ' keep home, operate healthy ' directive scheduled to come into force at midnight.
Coyle said the public is required to obey the directive and attempts to implement it should rely primarily on the establishments that will be removed.
Any other concerns residents could have may be submitted online and will only be addressed at a Facebook Live Q&A with city officials this night