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England takes leap into the unknown, lifting Covid rules as cases surge

Two people hug in the middle of the dancefloor at Egg London nightclub in the early hours of July 19, 2021 in London, England. As of 12:01 on Monday, July 19, England will drop most of its remaining Covid-19 social restrictions, such as those requiring indoor mask-wearing and limits on group gatherings, among other rules.… Read More »

Mine site cases send Darwin into lockdown

Darwin and surrounding areas are in lockdown following five new COVID-19 cases linked to a gold mine in central Australia. Chief Minister Michael Gunner says the outbreak represents the Northern Territory’s biggest crisis since the beginning of the pandemic. The lockdown started at 1pm Sunday after 900 workers left Newmont’s Granites Mine about 540km northwest… Read More »