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Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown as cases decline

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has loosened lockdown restrictions as new and active COVID-19 continue to decline.

10/18/2020 7:01:00 AM

Australia ’s second-largest city, Melbourne , has loosened lockdown restrictions as new and active COVID-19 continue to decline.

MELBOURNE , Australia (AP) — Australia ’s second-largest city, Melbourne , has loosened lockdown restrictions as new and active COVID-19 continue to decline. From midnight Sunday, Melbourne ...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has loosened lockdown restrictions as new and active COVID-19 continue to decline.From midnight Sunday, Melbourne residents will no longer face limits on the time they can spend away from their homes for education or recreation. Previous restrictions allowing Melburnians to travel only 5 kilometers (3 miles) from home will increase at midnight to 25 kilometers (15 miles).

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Outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people from two households will be allowed and golf and tennis can resume.Victoria state reported only two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and no deaths. The rolling 14-day average of cases dropped to eight, the lowest in four months.

ADVERTISEMENTThere were only 137 active cases across Victoria state on Sunday with 12 people receiving hospital treatment, none in intensive care.Regulations will be further loosened on Nov. 2 with the partial reopening of shops, bars and restaurants.

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That's wonderful news! Can the U.S. learn from them? When did Australia become part of Asia, right after Pluto declared not a planet? time for Melbourne businesses to fire up lawsuits Gotta remember that they're starting Summer. Good luck. Hoping more Australians have better critical thinking skills than we Americans.

Dont get too excited. The changes are minor maxigan Is Dan feeling it? While they beat the shit out of citizens who protest said lockdowns. Shit is fucked down under

Australia's COVID-19 hotspot records two cases ahead of plans to ease lockdown Australia 's coronavirus hotspot of Victoria recorded two cases of the illness on Sunday ahead of the expected state government's announcement later in the day on how it plans to ease socialising and movement restrictions. lmfao 2 cases. what a shitshow. shut it all back down immediately. This where the Boss, Bruce Springsteen, wants to flee to 🤣🤣🤣🤣 Because their masks are useless, judging by this picture.

As Covid Cases Surge, More Public-Health Experts Say Lockdowns Aren’t the AnswerWith case counts elevated across large parts of Europe and the U.S., officials are reluctant to force another round of nationwide lockdowns of the sort imposed in March. But this time—unlike in the spring—public-health experts broadly and increasingly agree. good Get over it. Policy aside for a quick second: how about that massive cloud that guy is ripping in the background. Someone get a hold of h3h3productions to see if they'll let that dude try out for the Vape Naish!

Gino D'Acampo's restaurant chain 'saved by Iceland boss for loan worth millions'Gino D'Acampo, 44, reported substantial losses even before lockdown struck for its My Restaurant group Food leads us forward

How Anti-Mask Politics Are Scrambling Indiana’s Governor’s RaceFueled by anti-lockdown furor, a Libertarian candidate is mounting a historically strong campaign. 'Without equity, pandemic battles will fail. Viruses will simply recirculate, and perhaps undergo mutations or changes that render vaccines useless, passing through the unprotected populations of the planet.' ~ Laurie Garrett KS -859 Lyon 1,182 -37 Crawford 1,223 -10 Ellis 1,273 -16 Reno 1,566 -9 Seward 1,909 -7 Riley 2,035 -11 Leavenworth 2,421 -17 Finney 2,562 -16 Douglas 2,689 -15 Ford 3,003 -13 Shawnee 3,171 -69 Wyandotte 7,710 -145 Sedgwick 9,775 -120 Johnson 12,744 -173 Hi! Actual Hoosier voter here. I have never heard of this Libertarian candidate.

Asia Today: Sydney lifts quarantine for N. Zealand travelersAsia Today: Australia ’s largest city Sydney has lifted quarantine restrictions on travelers from New Zealand while the second largest city, Melbourne , marked the 100th day of one of the world’s longest pandemic lockdowns. Australia is in Asia?

Rio Tinto warns fresh COVID-19 lockdowns to put global recovery at riskRio Tinto warned on Friday that a resurgence in coronavirus cases was putting global economic growth at risk, and that steel production outside China has sharply dropped even as stimulus measures prop up demand in the top consumer.