San Quentin coronavirus outbreak spreads: 1,059 prisoners infected, death row inmate dies

After California Institution for Men in Chino inmates were transferred, nearly one-third of San Quentin prisoners test positive for the coronavirus.
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South Africa ’s cases pass 200,000;Kenya emerges from lockdown; Brazilian President Jair Bolsonarotested again for coronavirusMelbourne to re-enter Stage 3 lockdown for six weeksSouth Africa cases pass 200,000 as Kenya plans ‘phased reopening’New Zealand rations places for citizens returning home during Covid-19UK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?1.18pmBSTThere have been teething problems in Australia with the permit system allowing people to cross the border between New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria when the border closes tomorrow,according to ABC...
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Government to launch public information campaign amid criticism of lax face mask regime in EnglandCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDowning Street will launch an information campaign to tell the public in England that face coverings should cover both the nose and the mouth if they are to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.Amid criticism over the more lax regime in England, where face coverings are mandatory on public transport but merely advised in other settings, Boris Johnson ’s official spokesman stressed that they are only effective if they cover the wearer’s nose.Continue reading...
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Conclusions: Rapid implementation of social-distancing measures, good hygiene measures and travel/gathering bans in northern Cyprus has been effective in controlling the outbreak. PMID: 32621497 [PubMed - in process]
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Your questions answered on what type of mask to wear to cut the risk of getting Covid-19Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageYes. Different types of mask offer different levels of protection. Surgical grade N95 respirators offer the highest level of protection against Covid-19 infection, followed by surgical grade masks. However, these masks are costly, in limited supply, contribute to landfill waste and are uncomfortable to wear for long periods. So even countries that have required the public to wear face masks have generally suggested such masks should be reserved for health workers or those...
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Frequently asked questions on what you can and can't do during the coronavirus outbreak. Recent updates: 1. 6th July 2020: Guidance updated in line with new regulations coming into force on 4th July. 2. 24th June 2020: Addition of attachment:'Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do after 4th July'.
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During a conversation with National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins, Dr. Anthony Fauci said we are still "knee-deep" in the first wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the US and the current state is "really not good."
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Australia has been among the world’s most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak, with one exception
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The PM said "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures" during the virus outbreak.
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The Israeli parliament has passed an emergency bill allowing the government to bypass it in making immediate decisions on combating a renewed outbreak of the coronavirus
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[Nigeria Health Watch] Queen Wisdom is a petty trader who had come to buy some food items for her business at the Rumuokoro Market in Port Harcourt. She was seen wearing a face mask. When she heard of the coronavirus outbreak from international news channels, she was skeptical, and she felt coronavirus won't affect people in Nigeria because of unverified rumours that hot weather kills the virus. She said she got the shock of her life when Nigeria's index case was announced on radio and television, and she became more concerned d
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