Tag Archives: lockdown

Coronavirus lockdown to be eased for 2.2million vulnerable people shielding since March

Two million people are freed from lockdown: Vulnerable Brits who’ve been shielding since March are told it is safe – but public is warned not to ‘tear the pants’ out of liberty as crowds flock to beaches in hot weather People who have been shielding will be allowed to see one person from outside their… Read More »

Ninth Tas virus death, lockdown extended

An elderly woman has become the ninth coronavirus death in Tasmania, as authorities extend the state’s northwest lockdown to mitigate an outbreak. The 79-year-old, who was from the northwest, died in the Launceston General Hospital overnight on Thursday. “To the woman’s family, friends and loved ones – I’m sorry. I extend our condolences and sympathies… Read More »

Seven things it is perfectly acceptable NOT to feel guilty about during lockdown

With over half of humanity now living in lockdown, staying home has become the new normal and millions of people across the globe are attempting to use the time to ‘better themselves’. Whether they’re making music, art, learning a new skill, discovering the joys of cooking or getting the abs they always wanted – it… Read More »

Killer flu outbreak causes urgent lockdown

A nursing home in southern New South Wales is in lockdown after being struck with the “killer” flu outbreak that’s sweeping the country. Fifteen residents of the Marco Polo Aged Care Services in Unanderra, just outside Wollongong, were suffering with flu symptoms after the June long weekend. But after three of the residents tragically died,… Read More »