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Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked down

By Mohamed Junayd MALE (Reuters) – The Maldives has curbed movement on several resort islands, authorities said on Sunday, after the country reported its first two cases of coronavirus. The two infected people, who are both staff at the Kuredu Island Resort, tested positive late on Saturday. They are believed …

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The COVID-19 numbers for Nassau County

Friday, April 17: The official case count is 39 as of this morning, according to a post on Facebook from the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office: “(Florida Department of Health) Nassau reports no new reports of COVID-19 positive labs in Nassau residents. After completing investigation, it was determined that one previously reported …

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Captain Cook, Indigenous Australians, and rewriting first contact – Monash Lens

This year marks the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s encounter with the great southern continent and its original occupants. After claiming the eastern coast for the British crown, Cook observed in his journal “so far as we know [it] doth not produce any one thing that can become an …

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Disney: The care and feeding of (closed) Animal Kingdom

Of course, that’s pure fantasy land. Instead, Mark Penning, Disney Parks’ vice president for animals, science and environment, filled me in on the current reality, which has some Disney employees still on duty to take care of all the animals on Walt Disney World property, which includes not only the …

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Venezuela contact group, including Costa Rica, recognizes Guaido as speaker

A dozen countries working on ways to end Venezuela’s crisis on Thursday gave their backing to opposition leader Juan Guaido as parliamentary speaker, rejecting the claims of a rival. The International Contact Group on Venezuela said it was deeply concerned by events in the Venezuelan National Assembly this week in …

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‘I have to tell everyone I’m positive’: How coronavirus soured a Bondi Beach party

The venue and party organisers were met mostly with anger on social media after they posted warnings from NSW Health that attendees may have been exposed to coronavirus the party. “There will be plenty of opportunities to party and socialise in the future, but let’s do our little contribution now …

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EDITORIAL: Stop this virus spreading within our community

TWO hammer blows struck last night – one on our shores, and one across the water in the US. Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in The Bahamas last night, all in New Providence. Only one had travelled recently, to the Dominican Republic. What that means is that they …

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African safari being planned for Saturday

Morgan Groenewald wants to take her son Pierce on an African safari. So, Groenewald has turned to friends and family through social media for some help. She is asking people to put pictures of African animals in their windows, let her know they have done so, and then Saturday she …

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Covid-19: Two Indonesians evade quarantine over fears of losing income

BATAM (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Two men in Batam, Riau Islands, who had been in close contact with a Singaporean Covid-19 patient have evaded quarantine, the city’s health authorities said on Tuesday (March 3). Both residents work as app-based ojek (motorcycle taxi) drivers and are among the 15 people identified as …

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