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COVID-19 update for Aug. 5: Here’s the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Article content continued “This change responds to a request from private retailers as they continue to follow the mandates of the provincial health officer,” Eby said.”It supports public health and safety by reducing the amount of time customers need to spend in stores and allows them to remain physically distanced from employees and each other.” […]

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B.C. tourism industry seeks $680M to rebuild after COVID-19 pandemic

Article content continued Sharma says the association is proposing a three-part recovery starting with $475 million for no-interest loans or other supports to businesses with the potential to return to profitability over the next 18 months. A further $190 million would help tourism businesses adapt their operations to health and safety requirements, while $15 million […]

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Top disease expert blames surge in Covid-19 cases on US failure to shutdown

South Africa’s decision to reimpose a ban on the sale of alcohol upset consumers and the hospitality sector on Monday, but health experts said it could free up space in stretched hospitals as coronavirus cases spike. Ramaphosa announced the return of the ban, which was only lifted on 1 June, in an address to the nation on […]

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New Zealand to charge man with COVID-19 who allegedly escaped quarantine, went shopping: report

Authorities in New Zealand say they will press charges against a man with COVID-19 who allegedly escaped managed isolation on Tuesday and went shopping at a local supermarket in Auckland, according to multiple reports. The 32-year-old had recently spent time in India. He allegedly fled quarantine by squeezing through a fence at the Stamford Plaza hotel, which is being used for managed isolation amid […]

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Disappearance of visitors due to COVID-19 unnerves city’s tourism sector

Article content In April, business at Cycle City Toursin downtown Vancouver was booming. Metro Vancouver’s biggest bicycle touring company was selling its rental bikes — about 200 of them — along with new bikes at an incredible rate of about one per hour. “It was just bonkers,” said owner Josh Bloomfield. “We couldn’t get the […]

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COVID-19 lockdown reveals human impact on wildlife, researchers say

The worldwide lockdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic can provide us with valuable insights into how humans and wildlife interact, according to scientists. In an article published in Nature Ecology & Evolution on Monday, a group of international reseachers explain how research amid COVID-19 could lead to new innovations that will allow us to be […]

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ONS reveals regions with the highest Covid-19 death tolls

The NHS must instruct mental health hospitals to let families visit young people with learning disabilities and autism, a new report has said. Young inpatients’ human rights were already being breached before the pandemic, the Joint Committee on Human Rights found, and it believes the coronavirus lockdown has put them at greater risk. NHS England […]

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Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Eight more deaths and eight more cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Follow the latest coronavirus news in Ireland and across the world on the Independent.ie live blog. 21:00 11/06/2020 Resurgence of virus threatens South Korea’s success story Close People get off the train at a railway station in Seoul (Ahn Young-joon/AP) AP/PA Images People get off the train at a railway station in Seoul (Ahn Young-joon/AP) […]

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B.C.’s success in managing COVID-19 due to finding own health supplies

Article content continued “Twenty-seven million pairs of gloves — 600,000 of those, just under two per cent, from the federal government’s bulk procurement. “And 1.3 million gowns, of which 30,700, or just under two per cent, are from the federal government’s bulk procurement.” Ottawa did come through on one item: “One million, two hundred fifty […]

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Americans vote in primaries amid Covid-19 and mass protests | US news

Eight states and Washington DC are holding primaries on Tuesday in the most widespread trial yet over whether America can safely hold an election amid the pandemic and unrest as days of protest over the police killings of African Americans continues. Election officials, who have been encouraging people to vote by mail, already faced an […]

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