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People in hotel quarantine to be tested on entry and departure

People in hotel quarantine to be tested on entry and departure

Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy has hinted people could be kept in hotel quarantine unless they agree to take COVID-19 tests.Key points:Testing at hotel quarantine will now be offered on arrival and before people leaveProfessor Brendan Murphy says states have the power to keep people quarantined until they submit to a testMore than 60,000 people…

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Keep people informed during lockdown: Kamal Haasan tells TN govt

Keep people informed during lockdown: Kamal Haasan tells TN govt

The actor-turned politician highlighted a series of issues such as the failure to curb the virus in the initial stage and the lack of testing in the various districts of Tamil Nadu.Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan on Friday questioned the government on the shortfall in the measures taken to contain the spread of COVID-19…

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HSE to invite 5,000 people to take part in virus study

HSE to invite 5,000 people to take part in virus study

Updated / Monday, 15 Jun 2020 01:44 Participants from Sligo and Dublin will be asked to provide a blood sample for a testing The Health Service Executive is writing letters to more than 5,000 people, inviting them to take part in a study to measure exposure to Covid-19. Those who take part will be asked…

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Alberta sees more people in younger demographic test positive for COVID-19

Alberta sees more people in younger demographic test positive for COVID-19

On Friday, as Alberta entered Stage 2 of its relaunch strategy, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there had been no additional deaths from COVID-19 in the province.In the past 24 hours, out of more than 7,000 tests, 30 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed. That means, across Alberta, there are 386 active cases.Alberta’s chief medical officer of…

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Arresting people for coughing won’t keep communities safer

Arresting people for coughing won’t keep communities safer

Over the weekend, a man in North Dakota was arrested for coughing at a local Walmart. The store, like all Walmart stores, was limiting the number of people allowed in at once. The man apparently wasn’t happy to hear that, and intentionally coughed on store employees, the police chief said. He joins a growing list…

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