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Japan’s regions, companies emerge from virus emergency while Tokyo restrictions remain

TOKYO (Reuters) – Large parts of Japan marked the first day out of a state of emergency on Friday while major cities remained under coronavirus restrictions and new testing suggested that contagion in Tokyo was wider than official figures. Passersby wearing protective face masks are seen on the street after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe… Read More »

Tougher quarantine amid Tas virus outbreak

Tasmania has stepped up quarantine measures in the state’s northwest, where an outbreak of coronavirus has hit two hospitals. Thirty-eight people linked to the North West Regional Hospital and North West Private Hospital in Burnie, including 26 healthcare workers, have tested positive to COVID-19. About 130 staff from the hospitals have been stood down and… Read More »

Man spits on officer claiming to have virus

One 27-year-old refugee, who asked not to be named, said the group of 120 people deserved the same rights as everyone else in Australia. “There’s no distancing here which is really dangerous for us. If one guy was infected here, then all of us would be infected,” he said. READ MORE: Follow the latest coronavirus news… Read More »