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‘We’re all nervous’: NZ’s Covid tsar Chris Hipkins admits uncertainty over border reopening

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In the midst of an Omicron outbreak and almost two years after New Zealand shut its borders, the government has announced its latest reopening plan. For most New Zealanders, the coming months will be their first direc...

Australia news live update: NSW marks deadliest day with 46 Covid deaths; 20 deaths in Victoria; WA delays border reopening

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NSW records deadliest pandemic day with 46 Covid deaths and 25,168 cases; Victoria records 20 deaths and 18,167 cases; AFP begins investigations into RAT price gouging; ‘If not now, when?’ asks Frydenberg on WA border...

Western Australia suspends border reopening indefinitely amid Omicron spread

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The reopening of Australia’s most isolated state has been suspended indefinitely to allow West Australians to get booster shots, as the more transmissible Omicron variant rips through the nation. Just one month after ...

Australia welcomes South Korean president with confirmation of border reopening

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Australia’s international border will open to more travellers on Wednesday, as the prime minister confirmed that his government would end the “pause” triggered by the emergence of the Omicron Covid variant. Scott Morr...

Defying expectations: how New South Wales kept Covid cases low after reopening

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In the weeks before Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales emerged from a 106-day lockdown in October, a surge of Covid cases seemed certain to coincide with the easing of restrictions. Experts predicted i...

Five reasons NSW Covid case numbers have stayed low since reopening

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When New South Wales exited lockdown in October, the premier, Dominic Perrottet, warned that with extra freedoms would likely come extra cases and hospitalisations. Modelling predicted up to 1,900 daily cases during ...

Victoria Covid restrictions: reopening rules for Melbourne, regional Vic, freedoms for vaccinated people – explained

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Covid restrictions across Victoria changed from 6 PM, 29 October, after the state reached an 80% full vaccination rate. Melbourne had endured 262 days, nearly nine months, of stay-at-home restrictions that went over 6...

UK Deliveroo orders soar by 59% despite restaurants reopening

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Deliveroo enjoyed a 59% increase in orders in the UK and Ireland between July and September despite the return of dine-in restaurant eating, as a partnership with Amazon more than doubled members of its premium subscr...

Australia Covid live news update: NSW outlines reopening plan as state records 787 cases, 12 deaths; Victoria 705 cases, one death

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ACT eases some restrictions after recording 19 cases, one death; Gladys Berejiklian announces 11 October as day NSW restrictions ease after state records 787 cases and 12 deaths; Victoria records one death and 705 cas...

Courtauld’s art treasures return home for grand reopening

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Renoir’s once shocking La Loge is back from Belfast. Van Gogh’s show-stopping Self-portrait With Bandaged Ear has arrived from Amsterdam. Seurat’s Young Woman Powdering Herself from Edinburgh. A long white wall will s...

Is the anxiety over New York schools reopening about public health – or politics?

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There are another two weeks on the clock until state schools go back in New York, and the temperature around Covid discourse is changing. Teachers will be required to be vaccinated; the kids will be masked; and random...

High Covid case numbers should not delay Australia’s reopening, PM says

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Hundreds of active Covid cases in the community should not delay Australia’s plan to reopen and end widespread lockdowns, Scott Morrison says, urging people to look beyond a “one-eyed focus” on daily case numbers. As ...

‘Light at the end of the tunnel’: New Zealand welcomes border reopening plans

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New Zealand’s much-awaited, albeit cautious, roadmap for reopening its borders has given businesses and families a taste of hope for the future, though health experts warn that it is dependent on improving the country...

New Zealand should take phased approach to border reopening, experts advise

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New Zealand should take a phased approach to reopening its border but not before a high percentage of the population is vaccinated, according to an expert governmental advisory panel. The advice’s release comes a day...

‘Virulent microbes everywhere’: how can anxious people fend off reopening panic?

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I recently took my first flight since the pandemic began. As I arrived at the airport, I prepared for a scene of utter carnage: people everywhere, all of them insisting on breathing; virulent microbes reveling in a fi...

‘It’s unreal’: London clubbers see in ‘freedom day’ at Fabric reopening

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As Sunday night turned into Monday morning, the London nightclub Fabric threw open its doors for a night of clubbing unlike any seen at the venue since March 2020. Billed as “an immersive world of artistry, expressive...

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