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Singapore reported 120 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, by far its highest daily rise, and quarantined nearly 20,000 migrant workers in their dormitories. Of Sunday’s new cases, 116 were locally transmitted and many were linked to two dormitories that house migrant workers, who will now have to stay in their rooms for 14 days. The …

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has criticised sunbathers for breaking lockdown rules and warned those ignoring the advice to stay home that they are putting people’s lives at risk. Following the emergence of photographs and footage of people enjoying the sunshine during the warmest weekend of the last six months, Mr Hancock insisted sunbathing is not …

Sheila Hancock has urged older people not to be “stuck in the mud” and get on Zoom during lockdown. The actress, 87, recorded a message from her home, making a plea to the elderly to “get on to social media”. “Its painfully obvious I’m not used to filming myself”, the theatre, TV and film star …

 A California man faces federal charges after officials allege he ran a train “at full speed off the end of rail tracks” near the U.S. Naval Ship Mercy, the 1,000-bed floating hospital that arrived in the Port of Los Angeles last week amid the coronavirus pandemic. Eduardo Moreno, 44, of San Pedro was charged Wednesday with one count of …

With many countries in lockdown and Australians urged not to interact socially, it would be easy to completely disconnect from the world. In the video above: Joe Wicks on his online PE sessions Luckily, thanks to technology and some people thinking outside the box, there are plenty of ways to stay in touch and keep …

Neighbours are inundating the police 101 and 999 lines reporting people for flouting the new lockdown rules. The National Police Chief’s Council says calls are flooding in from people keen to report others for not following the new laws, which came into force on Thursday. People are now only allowed to leave their house for …

On Wednesday, police urged the public not to call 111 to report people for breaking the rules. “It is absolutely vital that people only call 111 if they are facing an emergency situation,” said national communication centres manager Supt Dave Trappitt. “For example, someone is badly injured or in danger; there’s a serious risk to …

In California, the number of cases is doubling every three to four days. And in Louisiana, where health care workers are making masks out of office supplies, hospitals are expected to run out of beds within two weeks. If more beds don’t become available, “then we don’t have resources to save the lives that we …

The funding will be available to innovators who can find digital ways to support people who need help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The ‘Techforce19’ challenge aims to support those who need to stay at home for several weeks and need help. This could include people who need mental health support or who have social …

VESTAL (WBNG) — New York State’s ban on large gatherings has put churches in our area in a unique position. “Faith compels us especially in difficult times to reach out and to make sure that no one is left behind,” said Pastor Joe Coudriet of Family Life Church in Vestal. Pastor Coudriet says the church …