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Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 1.5m as UK and US suffer worst daily death tolls
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Boris Johnson still in intensive care but condition improves; virus fears halt Saudi military operations in Yemen; global trade could fall up to a third. Follow the latest updates. US sees highest one-day death tollCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live See all of our coronavirus coverage 4.44am BST China released new measures on Wednesday to try and prevent asymptomatic “silent carriers” of coronavirus from causing a second wave of infections, as the country reported another modest rise in new confirmed cases, Reuters reports. 4.32am BST Now, a song using Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comments earlier this week regarding masks and “speaking moistly”: Just when you thought the #speakingmoistly saga was over, someone creates an incredibly catchy autotune remix. pic.twitter.com/EbbzjpQ715 Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Tanya Day inquest: coroner refers death in custody of Aboriginal woman for possible prosecution
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Coroner says prosecutors must determine whether criminal negligence has occurred in death of 55-year-old Yorta Yorta woman’s deathA coroner investigating the death in custody of Aboriginal woman Tanya Day has referred the case to the department of public prosecutions to determine whether criminal negligence has occurred.Delivering her findings over livestream on Thursday, coroner Caitlin English said she made the recommendation after considering the evidence surrounding the 55-year-old Yorta Yorta woman’s death. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
From blocked-off beaches to bench bans: Easter lockdowns around the world
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Authorities have announced measures ranging from the draconian to the quixoticCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAuthorities around the world are preparing to use curfews, roadblocks, travel bans, surveillance technology and threats of fines and arrests to deter people from travelling and congregating over Easter.Many governments have already announced tighter restrictions and increased police enforcement in an effort to sustain lockdowns during a holiday period traditionally associated with trips and socialising. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
New Zealand election: Ardern resists calls for delay amid Covid-19 outbreak
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Just 29 new cases recorded as deputy prime minister calls on Ardern to move election from September to NovemberJacinda Ardern has refused to postpone New Zealand’s September elections over the coronavirus pandemic, despite calls for a delay from her deputy and the deputy opposition leader.On Thursday New Zealand recorded a significant drop in corona cases for the fourth day in a row, with just 29 new infections, 21 fewer than the previous day. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'In a war, we draw': Vietnam's artists join fight against Covid-19
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Despite a border with China, nation has kept confirmed cases low through quarantining, contact tracing, testing – and propagandaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA masked healthcare worker stands valiant as a soldier, flanked by a bold slogan proclaiming that “to stay at home is to love your country”. Beneath, fine print implores residents to declare symptoms or report anyone escaping quarantine.The poster, by artist Le Duc Hiep, is just one of numerous art forms to emerge from Vietnam – from viral hand washing songs to state stamps – that reflect the war-time spirit many in the country are invoking as they try to contain the virus. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Child sexual abuse victims should not be put off by George Pell decision, experts say
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It would be ‘legally wrong’ to conclude that the high court ruling undermined the point of bringing cases to trial, professor saysVictims of child sexual abuse should not be dissuaded from coming forward and reporting perpetrators as a result of the jury conviction of Cardinal George Pell being overturned by the high court, a barrister and professor of law at La Trobe University in Melbourne says.Prof Gideon Boas said he was concerned by those questioning the merit of future cases brought in the criminal or civil jurisdiction based on the Pell ruling. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Australia coronavirus live update: parliament passes $130bn Jobkeeper package and Ruby Princess raided – latest news
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Scott Morrison has described the government’s economic stimulus package in response to the coronavirus crisis as ‘the biggest economic lifeline in Australia’s history’. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsAm I eligible for the jobkeeper payment? Here’s everything you need to know to registerCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 1.29am BST It’s happening across the states – now it’s happening across the federal agencies:The assistant minister to the prime minister and cabinet, Ben Morton, has deferred general wage increases for commonwealth public servants for six months. 1.27am BST NSW Health has released its official update:As at 8pm Wednesday 8 April, an additional 39 cases of Covid-19 have been diagnosed since 8pm 6 April, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 2,773. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Sex toy sales triple during New Zealand's coronavirus lockdown
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Speculation rife about an impending baby boom, but experts say uncertain times mean this is unlikely Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThey were warned by the officials against stockpiling toilet paper or flour. But that’s not all New Zealanders have been hoarding, according to the nation’s largest retailer of sex toys, which said sales of its products tripled after Jacinda Ardern announced a month-long lockdown of the country.New Zealanders are permitted to leave their homes only to access essential services or take walks during the national shutdown, which began a fortnight ago and will remain in place for at least a further two weeks. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Pakistan doctors beaten by police as they despair of 'untreatable' pandemic
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Lack of equipment, dysfunctional government and conflicting messages are impeding country’s efforts against virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDoctors in Pakistan have warned of “deplorable” conditions on the frontlines of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, describing the pandemic as untreatable in one region and accusing police of brutally suppressing protests over working conditions.One doctor who took part in a sit-in on Monday to protest against a lack of personal protective equipment said he had been “beaten and humiliated” by police. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
British Museum looks to crack mystery over decorated ostrich eggs
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Experts reexamine eggs – some dating back to bronze age – to understand origins and designsThey are about the same size as a standard Easter egg, but are rather older – with some specimens dating back five millennia to the early bronze age.A collection of decorated ostrich eggs belonging to the British Museum in London has been reexamined by experts in an effort to understand where they originated, and how their often elaborately painted or engraved designs were created. Continue reading... (The Guardian)