Covid cases in England are 26 times higher than a year ago | Coronavirus | The Guardian

Coronavirus infections in England are now 26 times the levels that were experienced this time last year, according to the Office for National Statistics. Scientists described the figures as “sobering”. They warned that the reopening of schools in England this week was likely to trigger further rises in Covid cases – with more to follow … Read more

Corona-News am Montag: Sieben-Tage-Inzidenz steigt auf 75,8 – DER SPIEGEL

01.07 Uhr: In Russland ist auf Druck der Behörden ein Musikfestival abgesagt worden, auf dem auch Rammstein-Sänger Till Lindemann (58) hätte auftreten sollen. Lindemanns Konzert in Twer rund 160 Kilometer nordwestlich von Moskau sei ausgefallen, teilte Organisator Maxim Larin am Sonntagabend auf der Social-Media-Plattform VK mit. Medienberichten zufolge stand das Vorgehen der russischen Behörden offiziell … Read more

Ontario woman and young son ‘crammed like sardines’ for hours at airport now infected with COVID-19 | CTV News

TORONTO — A fully vaccinated Ontario woman says she and her son were “crammed like sardines” inside the Toronto airport after returning from a trip and have now become infected with COVID-19. Maya Castle travelled to Fort Myers, Fla., earlier this month with her seven-year-old son so she could visit her parents, but says they … Read more

UPDATE UK adds Thailand to Covid travel ‘red list’ – Pattaya One News

The British government on Monday will add Thailand to its travel “red list”. Foreigners are banned from travelling to England from red list countries, and nationals are required to quarantine. “Thailand and Montenegro will be added to the red list from 4 am on Monday 30 August 2021,” reflecting the increased coronavirus case rates in those countries, the Department for Transport … Read more

Welcome to the world Theodor! Former Princess of Luxembourg Tessy Antony De Nassau gives birth | Daily Mail Online

Former princess Tessy of Luxembourg has given birth to a baby boy – just one month after she married her hunky Swiss businessman husband.   The ex royal, 35, shared the news on Instagram over the weekend, posting a selfie alongside Frank Floessel and their newborn son in hospital and writing: ‘Our little Theodor. After 29 … Read more

Supreme Court declines Biden administration’s efforts to end ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the Biden administration’s request to pause the implementation of a Trump-era immigration policy. The Justice Department had asked the court late last week to delay the reinstatement of the policy, known as “Remain in Mexico,” arguing in its brief that the policy had been dormant for more than a … Read more

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine gets Health Canada approval for kids 12+ – National | Globalnews.ca

As the Delta variant rages through unvaccinated populations in Canada ahead of the back-to-school season, children aged 12 and up will now be able to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Health Canada authorized the use of the highly effective mRNA vaccine for Canadian children between the ages of 12 and 17 on Friday morning. The … Read more

COVID-19 surge pummels Hawaii and its native population

HONOLULU (AP) — Kuulei Perreira-Keawekane could barely breathe when she went to a Hawaii emergency room. Nausea made it difficult for her to stand and her body throbbed with pain. Like many Native Hawaiians, she was not vaccinated against COVID-19. Perreira-Keawekane’s situation highlights the COVID-19 crisis that is gripping Hawaii as hospitals are overflowing with … Read more

Banning Airbnb and shipping in portable homes considered as housing crisis bites in coastal towns – ABC News

Soaring prices. Low wages. Competition. Desperation. The unaffordable conditions for Australian home buyers are spilling into the rental market for coastal families, and locals say it’s destroying the very reason these towns are popular in the first place. Landlords from Byron Bay, Yamba and Noosa to Lorne and Apollo Bay are jacking up rents as … Read more

ESTCOURT KZN: Ashlyn aims to ace table tennis | Northern Natal News

While Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown periods may have caused some sportsmen and -women to pause for breath, Ashlyn Ramthol is still keeping his table tennis game strong. The 13-year-old Drakensberg Secondary School learner is a member of the Estcourt Table Tennis Club and continues to put in practice time at home, playing against family members. … Read more