Tag Archives: lockdown

Calculated risk: Dutch lockdown eased, but curfew extended

The Dutch prime minister has extended his country’s coronavirus curfew until March 15 while also relaxing some lockdown measures By MIKE CORDER Associated Press February 23, 2021, 7:19 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday extended the Netherlands’ coronavirus… Read More »

Without an effective test and trace we’re destined for lockdown

Yes, Boris and his sidekick Matt Hancock have made glaring and costly mistakes during the Covid pandemic. Their mantra, “We follow the science”, is hollow and at times dishonest. Follow the science they haven’t. The most glaring example of not following the science came to light earlier this week when the SAGE scientists made public… Read More »

Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown, schools, work resume

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions, allowing most children to return to school from next month and sending more than 125,000 people back to work By The Associated Press September 27, 2020, 3:58 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne,… Read More »

Covid-19 news: New Zealand reimposes Auckland lockdown after new cases

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced new lockdown measures in Auckland after four new coronavirus cases were detected in the communityNew Zealand government Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 11 August New Zealand… Read More »