•   
  •   

Australia 170 Australians arrive from coronavirus hot spot

17:51  01 august  2020
17:51  01 august  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

South Australia tightens borders

  South Australia tightens borders South Australia's border closures with Victoria are about to get harsher with no travellers allowed to cross into the state. The strict ban even applies to South Australians wanting to return home.Exemptions will only be given under special circumstances, officials say. © 9News South Australia's border closure with Victoria is about to get harsher. Authorities are also keeping the state's borders closed to NSW and the ACT, indefinitely.South Australians returning from those areas will still need to quarantine for two weeks, and undertake mandatory testing.

State on high alert after flight carrying 170 Australians touches down from a coronavirus hot spot Malaysia Airlines flight MH8461 arrived in Adelaide from New Delhi on Saturday The flight had 170 Australians onboard who were all subject to health tests

About 170 Australian travellers who disembarked a flight from India, which landed this morning in Flight MH8461 arrived at Adelaide Airport from New Delhi this morning, bringing home about 170 For coronavirus breaking news alerts and livestreams straight to your smartphone sign up to the 9News

A flight carrying 170 Australians from the world's third biggest coronavirus hot spot has landed in Adelaide.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH8461 arrived in South Australia from New Delhi on Saturday morning.

The flight had 170 Australians on board who were all subject to health tests and screening upon arrival.

a large passenger jet sitting on top of a runway: Malaysia Airlines flight MH8461 arrived in Adelaide from New Delhi on Saturday morning © Provided by Daily Mail Malaysia Airlines flight MH8461 arrived in Adelaide from New Delhi on Saturday morning

All passengers will be forced into mandatory hotel quarantine for 14-days to ensure they don't have the deadly COVID-19 virus.

No international travel for 'many months': Prime Minister

  No international travel for 'many months': Prime Minister Scott Morrison said there was a discussion during the National Cabinet meeting about Australia's borders and it was decided current restrictions would remain in place. "We also agreed that international travel constraints on inbound arrivals to Australia should be continued in their current form," Mr Morrison said today.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 170 Australians were evacuated to Darwin, with a further 47 left in Japan after either contracting coronavirus or deciding to spend the rest After arriving at the Howard Springs quarantine facility, all Australians were again screened, said Di Stephens, acting chief health

Vietnamese tourist hotspot of Danang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments live. A third person died of coronavirus complications in Vietnam, AP reports, a day after the country recorded its first death from the disease.

A Facebook group called Australians Stuck in India has done a survey and found that more than 2,000 people are trying to get back to Australia.

India has recorded 1.7million positive coronavirus tests since the pandemic began as the country struggles to combat the virus.

There are currently four active cases of coronavirus in South Australia. The state has suffered four deaths.

South Australia and Western Australia have offered to help with quarantining people returning from overseas as Victoria shuts is borders due to a surge in cases.

Victoria is struggling through a second wave of COVID-19 cases and recorded 397 new cases on Saturday and three deaths.

a group of people standing next to luggage: Travellers board buses at Adelaide Airport in Adelaide, Monday, April 20, 2020 © Provided by Daily Mail Travellers board buses at Adelaide Airport in Adelaide, Monday, April 20, 2020

Premier Daniel Andrews hinted at further restrictions and an extension to the stay-at-home order after the state announced a shocking 694 cases on Thursday.

South Australia achieving record-high testing numbers as cases dwindle

  South Australia achieving record-high testing numbers as cases dwindle More than 1000 South Australians have swamped coronavirus testing facilities within 90 minutes. It was the first day in more than a week where the state recorded no new cases.In Adelaide's Victoria Park alone, hundreds drove into South Australia's newest clinic to be tested for COVID-19, despite a wait time of more than an hour. © 9News In Adelaide's Victoria Park alone, hundreds drove into South Australia's newest clinic to be tested for COVID-19, despite a wait time of more than an hour.

The number of coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia has risen quickly in recent weeks, with mounting worries among experts Capacity to test for the coronavirus vary widely across Southeast Asia. Singapore is among the top globally with 16,203 tests per million people, while Myanmar is close

Vietnamese tourist hotspot of Danang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments live. Travellers entering France from 16 countries where coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports.

Mr Andrews said community transmission remained a top priority and cited 49 'mystery' cases.

'Those community transmission cases are of greatest concern to us.

'The challenge is that they are a mystery and this is all about trying to know as much as you possibly can, as much intelligence and evidence and data as you possibly can.'

Melbourne and Mitchell Shire are halfway through stage three restrictions which are due to end in mid-August.

The stage three restrictions allow residents to leave their homes for essential reasons such as exercise, care, attending school or purchasing essential items.

It is also mandatory to wear a face covering in public and anyone flouting this rule risks a $200 on-the-spot fine.

a group of people posing for the camera: Victoria could go into strict Stage 4 lockdown from Wednesday after initial attempts to control a deadly second wave failed. (people wearing masks in Melbourne pictured on July 19) © Provided by Daily Mail Victoria could go into strict Stage 4 lockdown from Wednesday after initial attempts to control a deadly second wave failed. (people wearing masks in Melbourne pictured on July 19) a man wearing a suit and tie: Premier Daniel Andrews (pictured, arriving at a press conference on Saturday) is expected to send Victoria into a strict stage four lockdown on Wednesday © Provided by Daily Mail Premier Daniel Andrews (pictured, arriving at a press conference on Saturday) is expected to send Victoria into a strict stage four lockdown on Wednesday

The state could go into strict Stage 4 lockdown from Wednesday after initial attempts to control a deadly second wave failed.

Coronavirus: Over 800 additional cases in Germany

 Coronavirus: Over 800 additional cases in Germany HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-GERMANY-REPORT: Coronavirus: Over 800 additional cases in Germany © Reuters / WOLFGANG RATTAY CORONAVIRUS: OVER 800 ADDITIONAL CASES IN GERMANY BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus contamination in Germany climbed to 204,183, 815 more cases than the day before, according to data reported on Friday by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases.

Vietnamese tourist hotspot of Danang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments live. Travellers entering France from 16 countries where coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports.

Vietnamese tourist hotspot of Danang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments live. Travellers entering France from 16 countries where coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports.

The state is set to close all but essential businesses and send high-school students back to learning from home.

They are expected to be the harshest restrictions that Australia has seen and will be similar to the lockdown imposed by New Zealand.

The announcement is expected on Sunday and will see nearly all cafes, restaurants and shops closed for a further six weeks, The Australian reported.

a screenshot of a computer: Victoria recorded 397 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (pictured). A stage four lockdown will see nearly all shops close and high school students back to learning from home © Provided by Daily Mail Victoria recorded 397 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (pictured). A stage four lockdown will see nearly all shops close and high school students back to learning from home a group of people standing next to a tree: Exercise will still be allowed under the new restrictions but Melbourne residents must continue to adhere to the mandatory mask rule (people exercising in Melbourne pictured) © Provided by Daily Mail Exercise will still be allowed under the new restrictions but Melbourne residents must continue to adhere to the mandatory mask rule (people exercising in Melbourne pictured)

Only supermarkets, pharmacies and service stations will be allowed to stay open across Melbourne and key regional areas of Victoria.

Residents will likely be restricted to their own suburbs and further limits will be imposed on the numbers allowed in supermarkets.

Coronavirus: Record of new cases in South Korea since March

 Coronavirus: Record of new cases in South Korea since March HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-SOUTH-KOREA: Coronavirus: Record of new cases in South Korea since March © Reuters / HEO RAN CORONAVIRUS: RECORD OF NEW CASES IN SOUTH KOREA SINCE MARCH SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Saturday recorded 113 new confirmed cases of coronavirus contamination, a one-day record since March and bringing the total number of infections to more than 14,000.

The hot spots map shows the share of population with a new reported case over the last week. Parts of a county with a population density lower than 10 people Still, coronavirus deaths remain well below their peak levels. And as some places reimpose restrictions, others continue to reopen their economies.

Australians warned against travelling to Japan and South Korea over coronavirus fears as A new coronavirus warning has been issued by DFAT for South Korea and Japan Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

Cafes and restaurants are likely to continue to provide takeaway services.

Police will also step up their checks and increase patrols to stop potential breaches.

Licence-plate recognition technology will be used to identify non-essential travellers.

It is expected construction sites will remain open and tradies will be given special consideration to access hardware stores.

Public transport will also be continue in a limited capacity and outdoor exercise may continue while following the existing rules on wearing a mask.

The decision to move to stage four restrictions and its announcement rests on the Victorian Government and Premier Daniel Andrews.

a group of people walking down the street: A Melbourne local walks past Australian Defence Force personnel as the city continues to trudge through stage three lockdown © Provided by Daily Mail A Melbourne local walks past Australian Defence Force personnel as the city continues to trudge through stage three lockdown Read more

Coronavirus: Mexico announces 6,717 more cases, receives donation from USA .
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-MEXICO: Coronavirus: Mexico announces 6,717 more cases, receives donation from USA © Reuters / EDGARD GARRIDO CORONAVIRUS: MEXICO ANNOUNCES 6,717 MORE CASES, RECEIVES DONATION FROM US MEXICO (Reuters) - Mexico has identified 6,717 new confirmed cases of coronavirus contamination and 794 additional deaths linked to the epidemic, bringing the toll to 469,407 cases and 51,311 dead the health ministry said on Friday.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 7
This is interesting!