Scotland announces travel ban with rest of UK, France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresList of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locationsUK PM announces ‘tier 4’ curbs and curtails Christmas mixing in EnglandNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdown 12.33am GMT Berejiklian said while the source of the Northern Beaches outbreak was still not known, “if anyone can get to the bottom of this it is out team”.It’s really pleasing to know the level of detail we have this morning from cases that were identified to 8pm last night. This is because we do have an outstanding contact tracing team and if anyone can get to the bottom oft his is our team. But what is most important is for us to act in an appropriate way to try to stop this as much as we can and, certainly, there is only one bit of comfort we can take from the figures overnight and that is there isn’t, at this point in time, any evidence there has been massive seeding outside of the Northern Beaches community and that is how we want to keep it. Which is why it is so important for those of us who don’t live in the Northern Beaches to adhere to the new orders that will be in place. 12.30am GMT Hazzard said it was disappointing to see reports blaming individuals for the northern beaches outbreak.Can I just remind the community on the northern beaches and, indeed, across New South Wales, that at any time, at any time, any of us could be vulnerable to this virus. It is an extremely dangerous virus. There is absolutely no evidence to indicate that any person deliberately, knowing they had the virus, came into the northern beaches … People need to understand that it could be anyone of us who has the virus, but if we take the necessary measures that we are advising then hopefully we will all stay safe. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-12-20 00:35:35
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