Queensland woman who travelled interstate tests positive to coronavirus, forcing Parklands Christian College to close
Parklands Christian College, south of Brisbane, temporarily closes after an employee tests positive for COVID-19. The woman, who is now in isolation, had recently returned from interstate.Parklands Christian College has been temporarily closed to undergo cleaning after Queensland Health confirmed a woman tested positive late yesterday after last week returning from interstate.
Latest information on the geographical distribution of COVID - 19 cases globally, updated daily. NOTE: On 17 July 2020, Kyrgyzstan has changed their registration statistics on COVID - 19 by introducing two codes (laboratory confirmed cases and clinical-epidemiological cases).
Daily confirmed new COVID - 19 cases for the 20 most affected countries over time. This is calculated for each day by averaging the values of that day, the two days before, and the two next days. This approach helps prevent major events (such as a change in reporting methods) from skewing the data.
© Reuters Coronavirus cases in France have reached levels not seen since last May Coronavirus cases in France are being "closely monitored" by the British government, amid reports that the country is in danger of being added to the UK's quarantine list.
New infections in France have risen by more than 1,600 over a 24-hour period for a second day - putting the nation at levels not seen since late May.
On Thursday, the UK added Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas to its quarantine list, meaning arrivals from these countries after 4am on Saturday will need to self-isolate for 14 days. The government is also advising against non-essential travel to these destinations.
Minister stands by response to Victorian COVID-19 crisis
Questions have been raised over why it took so long for action to be taken in Victoria over the mounting coronavirus outbreak in aged care homes across the state. It comes as Premier Daniel Andrews took aim at the Federal Government over its handling of the crisis.Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck told Today the situation in a number of aged care facilities was concerning, but there was now enough being done about the problem.
China on Sunday reported 57 new confirmed Covid - 19 cases for June 13, the highest since April 13, stoking fears of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic
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Sky's chief political correspondent Jon Craig said: "These won't be the last countries by any means to face new rules on quarantine for people coming back to the UK.
"The countries that are concerning the British government and which are being monitored very closely are Croatia, Romania, Hong Kong, parts of Germany, and most significantly France.
"France is the gateway to Europe for many holidaymakers. Of course, Belgium and France are served by the Eurostar - that will be a blow for them."
Nineteen new cases of coronavirus in NSW, health authorities confirm
Health authorities in NSW have confirmed 19 new cases of coronavirus in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday. Two of the cases were returned overseas travellers in hotel quarantine. There were 18,543 tests conducted over the reporting period.
The first case relating to the COVID - 19 pandemic in the U.S. state of Connecticut was confirmed on March 8, although there had been multiple suspected cases before that point which tested negative. As of July 20, 2020, there were 48,096 cases and 4,406 deaths in the state.
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Thousands of British holidaymakers are currently in France, with countless others booked to visit in the final few weeks of the summer holidays.
© Reuters A woman wears a face mask outside the Louvre in the French capital Travel consultant Paul Charles told The Times: "It is vital that France gets its case numbers down over the next five days if it is to avoid the government adding it to its quarantine list."
The southern city of Toulouse has joined Nice, Lille and other municipalities near the Belgian border in expanding rules around face coverings.
Rules have now come into force there making masks mandatory in open air markets, flea markets and garage sales, along with some of the centre's main streets.
Francois Chollet, the councillor in charge of the city's efforts to halt the transmission of coronavirus, told local media: "These are places for strolling, conviviality, festivity, at a time of the year when we are outdoors late at night.
Victoria's death toll nears 100 after nine more die
Victoria's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 92 after another nine people died overnight. The deaths include two people in their 90s, five in their 80s, one in their 70s and one in their 60s.Seven of the fatalities were from the private sector aged care, where there are more than 800 linked cases."We send our love and support and condolences and best wishes to each of those families," Premier Daniel Andrews said.It comes as Victoria recorded a dip in COVID-19 cases, with 295 new cases overnight, taking the state's total to 9304.
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Gallery: Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak around the world (Photo Services)
Pilgrims wearing face masks and keeping social distance perform Tawaf around Kaaba during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on July 31.
A sanitation worker wearing personal protective equipment disinfects common areas of a public school in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 31.
A municipal employee teaches a user to use the thermometer of a Transmetro station in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on July 31.
Bar and restaurant owners demonstrate asking the government to allow them to reopen their businesses given the difficult economic situation they are going through during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Cali, Colombia, on July 31.
Anthony Fauci (R), director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Representative Carolyn Maloney wear protective masks while greeting each other with an elbow bump in Washington, D.C., U.S., on July 31.
Melbourne United struck by COVID outbreak, 12 players test positive
Melbourne United's off-season has been thrown into turmoil after 12 players tested positive to COVID-19, forcing the team to immediately halt training.The next NBL season has already been pushed back until early December due to the ongoing pandemic, but teams have continued training to maintain fitness and touch.
UK identifies nearly 1,500 new cases. The UK ’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) says that, as of 9am on Wednesday (all times GMT), 9,529 people have tested positive Authorities have counted three deaths and 880 confirmed Covid - 19 cases in Finland; most of them in the capital region.
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A man wearing a face mask has his temperature checked before being allowed to go into Manchester Central Mosque in England on July 31.
A healthcare worker passes paperwork to a woman in a vehicle at a COVID-19 testing site outside of Marlins Park in Miami, Florida, U.S., on July 27.
A disinfection worker wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant on a medical worker after they perform mass swab tests for the coronavirus disease at a boarding school in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on July 29.
People watch a film from their respective boats on the opening night of 'Barch-in,' Italy's first drive-in with boats, in Venice on July 28. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, up to 50 boats and 200 people are allowed each evening to take part in the 'Barch-in' event, which runs from July 28 to Aug. 1.
Customers sit with a teddy bear used to keep social distancing measures at a restaurant in Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City, Mexico, on July 26.
Nurses in PPE kits discuss before they start their duty of door-to-door screening in Pune, India, on July 20.
Jacinda Ardern cancels travel between New Zealand and Australia
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cancelled plans for the trans-Tasman tourism bubble as Victoria struggles to contain a coronavirus outbreak and is in full lockdown.The New Zealand Prime Minister said flights between the two nations was out of the question as Victoria struggles to contain a coronavirus outbreak.
A woman wearing a face mask walks at the Trocadero Palace near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, on July 10.
Paramedics gather outside the North Melbourne public housing complex, where nine towers had been placed under hard lockdown, in Australia on July 8.
A municipal funeral home worker watches the live news showing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announcing his positive result of the COVID-19 test, in Curitiba, Brazil, on July 7, 2020.
A doctor clad in protective gear measures the temperature of a woman during a house-to-house new coronavirus testing campaign in Avircato, Bolivia, on July 7.
A view of a newly built hospital to treat COVID-19 patients at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai, India, on July 7. India on July 6 became the country with the third-highest coronavirus caseload in the world.
Women eat lunch in a social-distancing greenhouse dining pod in the former parking lot of the Lady Byrd Cafe in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on July 7.
A football match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur is played at an empty Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, on July 6.
Four coronavirus cases, including baby, in Wagga Wagga but authorities say risk to community low
Four people, including a baby, are diagnosed with coronavirus in Wagga Wagga but authorities are confident the risk to the community is low.They are all from the same family and have been in self-isolation since returning from Victoria.
Visitors hold reproductions of the Mona Lisa outside the Louvre Museum as it reopens its doors following a 16-week closure due to lockdown measures, in Paris, France, on July 6.
Serbian army soldiers prepare a makeshift field hospital to accommodate patients infected by COVID-19 inside the Belgrade Arena in Serbia on July 6.
Passengers wear protective face masks while riding a bus in Tirana, Albania, on July 6, as public transport resumes after a closure of some four months due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.
People get tested by Australian Defense Force (ADF) personnel for COVID-19 at a drive-through testing site at Flemington, which sits on the border of a hotspot suburb, in Melbourne, Australia, on July 4.
A clown, wearing a face shield, welcomes visitors at Tibidabo Amusement Park on the first day of its reopening in Barcelona, Spain, on July 4. The amusement park reopened for the first time since March 14 under strict sanitary security measures, including mandatory wearing of face masks, maintaining of social distancing between people or family units, following hand hygiene protocol and capacity restrictions with tickets booked in advance.
A Palestinian worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant to sanitize a street in Hebron, West Bank, on June 28.
A social distancing sign warning of keeping two meters apart is seen in Porthcawl, Wales, on June 24.
Personnel of the National Health Service perform Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests on the population to detect COVID-19 cases in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic, on June 13.
A worker sanitizes the railings surrounding the General Hospital's triage area for COIVD-19 patients in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 12.
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample during public testing conducted at a market in Bali, Indonesia, on June 12.
A firefighter sprays disinfectant as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 in a containment zone in Chennai, India, on June 11.
To preserve students' health, teachers get tested for COVID-19 in Salerno, Italy, on June 9.
Health workers from the city of Melgaço arrive at a small riverside community, where families live without electricity, to give medical care to its residents, in Brazil, on June 9.
A caretaker cleans the floor at the Durgiana Temple after the government eased a nationwide lockdown, in Amritsar, India, on June 7.
An officer enforces social distancing at the entrance of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.
A man delivers bread to a woman at the Santa Cruz neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, on June 6.
A traveler queues for check-in on an Air Austral flight to Paris, France, from Dzaoudzi–Pamandzi International Airport on the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte on June 5, as measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 are maintained on Mayotte over concerns about the continued spread of the virus there.
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A member of the 'Torcida Urubuzada' (soccer fans) of Flamengo delivers food donations amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 5.
Officials of the ministry of health spray disinfectant at a market in Toamasina, Madagascar, on June 4.
An organ grinder waits for a delivery of donated groceries in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 4.
Local authorities interview residents at the Santa Cruz neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, on June 1, during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
People are seen inside a movie theater during its reopening, in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 1, after the Thai government eased isolation measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Muslims pray spaced apart to help curb the spread of the coronavirus during a Friday prayer at the Al Barkah Grand Mosque in Bekasi, Indonesia, on May 29. Muslims in some parts of Indonesia attended Friday prayers as mosques closed by the coronavirus for weeks were allowed to start reopening in the world's most populous Muslim nation.
People sit in circles painted as guidelines for social distancing at the Domino Park in New York City, New York, U.S., on May 24.
Staff at Suleymaniye Mosque perform a morning prayer in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 24.
Empty chairs are placed for worshipers on Notre Dame de la Garde basilica's terrace before the first public mass after France eased lockdown measures, in Marseille, France, on May 24.
A worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) disinfects Jamaica market in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 23.
A worker disinfects an area of El Angel crematorium, in Lima, Peru, on May 21.
A railway official checks body temperature of a passenger before boarding a train at the Karachi Cantonment railway station in Pakistan on May 20, as train services resumed ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival after the government eased a nationwide lockdown.
A woman disinfects an employee before starting her shift at a leather goods factory in Bogota, Colombia, on May 19.
Healthcare workers acknowledge the applause as people thank them with a clapping tribute outside the Gregorio Marañón Hospital in Madrid, Spain, on May 17.
A university graduate student receives a paper copy of her diploma from a neighbor, as they adhere to social distancing norms, at a surprise graduation party, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on May 17.
Men wearing protective overalls and masks clean the statue of St. Peter during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on May 15.
People wear protective masks as they watch a movie at a drive-in theater in Amenia, New York, U.S., on May 15.
A nurse points to a firefighter holding a "thank you" sign as she leaves at the end of her shift at a hospital in South San Francisco, California, U.S., on May 14.
A health agency official, seen alongside his disinfectant dispenser, rests by the entrance to a public toilet as other colleagues conduct polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for COVID-19, at a bus station in Bandung, Indonesia, on May 13.
A girl wearing a face mask waits to enter the Disneyland amusement park in Shanghai, China, on May 11.
A Catholic priest gives holy communion to a woman at a drive-through system on Mother's Day, in Curitiba, Brazil, on May 10.
A railway staff checks the temperature of a migrant worker at a train terminus before he prepares to board a train for his journey back home during a nationwide lockdown, in Mumbai, India, on May 8.
People wear face masks and sit on designated seats on a metro car as a preventive measure, in Medellin, Colombia, on May 4.
A heart is projected on the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 3.
City workers fumigate a street to help contain the spread of coronavirus in La Paz, Bolivia, on April 2.
Municipal workers disinfect the streets to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Villa Nueva, Guatemala, on April 30.
Medics treating coronavirus patients ride in a bus on the way to their duty in Moscow, Russia, on April 29.
A woman stops to view a public art installation aimed at turning boarded-up shopfronts into works of art in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on April 28.
A man dressed as "Yamraj," the Hindu mythical angel of death, campaigns to raise awareness on the importance of staying home and maintaining social distancing during an event organised by the police in New Delhi, India, on April 28.
Members of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency and Colombian Army distribute food and other items to families in the rural areas of Ubaque in Colombia on April 27.
A staff member, with a face mask on, trains dolphins at a conservation center in Bali, Indonesia on April 28.
Employees wearing face masks and shields style customers' hair at a salon in Tokyo, Japan, on April 28.
Decorated rocks with messages are offered at a child's stand in Lawrence, Kansas, U.S., on April 27.
People wearing face masks form a queue to enter an office building in Beijing, China, on April 28.
U.S. President Donald Trump attends a coronavirus response news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on April 27.
A 14-year-old celebrates her birthday with a drive-by party outside her home in Pico Rivera, California, U.S., on April 27.
Job seekers wear face masks and maintain social distance before an exam in Seoul, South Korea, on April 25.
A passenger wearing a protective face mask is seen in a subway train passing in front of the Eiffel Tower, as the lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak continues, in Paris, France, on April 24.
Students sit for the Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams in Hong Kong on April 24. Temperature checks and social distancing measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19 have been put in place in the schools for over 50,000 candidates who will sit for the DSE examination this year.
An aerial view shows the Grand Mosque deserted on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on April 24.
A staff member wearing a face shield talks to a bank teller at a counter where a plastic curtain is installed in order to prevent infections, at the Higashinakano branch of MUFG Bank in Tokyo, Japan, on April 24.
A woman wears a mask as she prays before sunrise under the light of a street lamp outside the closed St. George Church, at the start of the feast day of St. George, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 23.
The screen of the Hard Rock Cafe is illuminated in blue as part of the "Light It Blue" initiative to honor healthcare workers in New York City, New York, U.S., on April 23.
A crew member of the Ruby Princess cruise liner gestures from a bus in Port Kembla, some 49.7 miles (80 kilometres) south of Sydney, Australia, on April 23, before beginning the process of repatriation to their home countries.
Citizens arrive at the Ankara airport in Turkey on April 23 after a Turkish Airlines plane evacuated 279, along with 50 German nationals with kinship ties stranded in Germany.
Medical personnel jump in the air in the COVID-19 unit of the CHR Centre Hospitalier Regional de la Citadelle Hospital in Liege, Belgium, on April 22.
A teacher gives instructions to students on how to wear a face mask at Escuela 30, a rural school that has resumed classes after a month, in San Jose, Uruguay, on April 22.
Notes and supplies are seen in a break room at the Red Lion Hotel, currently one of Downtown Emergency Service Center's temporary shelter locations to increase social distancing, in Renton, Washington, U.S., on April 22.
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) watches as Dr. Anthony Fauci heads to the podium to answer a question during the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on April 22.
A woman is seen in a protective suit as she waits to board a train heading to Shanghai, at Wuhan Railway Station in China on April 21.
A fireman sprays disinfectant at a gas pump in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 20.
A "Thank You" message is seen for medical workers on the windows of a building in New York City, New York, U.S., on April 20.
An anti-stay-at-home demonstrator holds a sign in Augusta, Maine, U.S., on April 20.
Healthcare workers clap and wave as Toronto Police and the city's frontline responders pay tribute to healthcare workers in Toronto, Canada on April 19.
A man dressed up as Batman gives a birthday cake to a child wearing face mask in front of his home, in Monterrey, Mexico on April 18.
Candles are lit in the shape of a giant cross in memory of coronavirus victims, in Zella-Mehlis, Germany, on April 17.
An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) wearing personal protective equipment walks out of the Cobble Hill Health Center nursing home during the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S., on April 17.
A health worker rests her back against a wall at the Manuel Belgrano hospital, where medical professionals protest over the lack of protective equipment and demand tests after several of their colleagues got infected with COVID-19, in San Martin, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 17.
A worker wearing protective gear waves to a woman while using disinfectant to clean outside of the residences in Santiago, Chile, on April 15.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer is lit up with the image of a medical scrub and the word "Thank you" in different languages during an Easter Sunday event amid the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 12.
A policeman wearing a coronavirus helmet takes part with others in a procession to raise awareness about COVID-19 during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown in Chennai, India, on April 12.
Medical workers react to applause from firefighters, police and members of the public outside NYU Langone Hospital in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., on April 12.
Hand-drawn pictures of rainbows and messages are seen on a window, as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, in Ripon, England, on April 11.
People wearing face masks peek from windows of the Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital in Hubei province, China, on April 9.
A woman puts cloth face masks on a string to dry before distributing it for free in the neighborhood in Tangerang, Indonesia, on April 9.
Medical workers walk by a police robot at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in China, after travel restrictions to leave the city were lifted, on April 8.
Employees of Harborview Medical Center pose for photos while accepting pizzas donated by basketball player and Seattle native Isaiah Thomas in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on April 7.
Travelers line up with their belongings outside the Hankou Railway Station after travel restrictions to leave Wuhan, China, were lifted, on April 8.
A city employee, wearing protective gear, poses for a photograph as he disinfects an area of Paseo de la Reforma avenue in Mexico City, Mexico, on April 6.
Municipal workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant in Grozny, Russia, on April 6.
Staff members of a hospital carry candles and oil lamps to show solidarity with people who are affected by the coronavirus disease, and with doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from all over the world during a 21-day nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata, India, on April 5.
A motorist rides through a disinfection tunnel during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against COVID-19, in Chennai, India, on April 5.
"Friendliness means that precautions can sometimes be a little loose. We are convinced that there is a major risk in these places."
Paris is also reportedly seeking to make face masks compulsory in certain outdoor areas, in a move to prevent a new spike in cases.
French officials say infection rates have risen across all age groups. Families going on holiday together, as well as young people failing to social distance, are believed to be factors.
Belgium has suffered a four-fold increase in coronavirus infections since mid-July, with latest figures showing 27.8 new cases per 100,000 people.
© Getty Cyclists wear face masks in Antwerp after lockdown measures were tightened This is much higher than the UK's current 8.4, and is also above the 27.4 number that Spain had when the UK last month reimposed quarantine rules on arrivals from there.
Last week, Belgium's Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes introduced drastic new social distancing measures in the hope of avoiding a new national lockdown.
She announced a plan to limit contacts outside every household to the same five people for a month to limit the spread of the virus.
In Andorra, new cases per week have increased five-fold since mid-July, while in the Bahamas the weekly case rate peaked at 78.6 last week, up from 3.1 in mid-July.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned last month there are "signs of a second wave" of COVID-19 brewing in Europe.
But the World Health Organisation says such talk is unhelpful, with a spokesperson insisting: "We are in the first wave. It's going to be one big wave."
Stay alert to stop coronavirus spreading - here is the latest government guidance. If you think you have the virus, don't go to the GP or hospital, stay indoors and get advice online. Only call NHS 111 if you cannot cope with your symptoms at home; your condition gets worse; or your symptoms do not get better after seven days. In parts of Wales where 111 isn't available, call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47. In Scotland anyone with symptoms is advised to self-isolate for seven days. In Northern Ireland, call your GP.
New South Wales announces 12 new coronavirus cases .
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