Tuesday, 25 January 2022

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Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years

SYDNEY: The border between Australia’s two most populous states will close from Tuesday for an indefinite period as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus in the city of Melbourne. The decision announced on Monday marks the first time the border between Victoria and New South Wales has ...

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UK extends lockdown for at least three more weeks

LONDON: Britain’s novel coronavirus outbreak is starting to peak but it is too early to lift the lockdown because the virus would “run rampant” if the government eased social distancing measures, health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday. The United Kingdom has the fifth highest official death toll from COVID-19 ...

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