A home health aide with no childcare and limited funds must decide whether to neglect her ailing patient or her young daughter. An overworked man neglects to mute a video chat with his colleague, accidentally forcing her to overhear him bicker with his newly unemployed boyfriend. With school canceled, a teen gamer uses every digital tool available to court her crush: Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, Discord, VRChat. A dad racked with
The head of the Victorian premier’s department has told the hotel quarantine inquiry he is “unaware” who made the decision to use private security guards in the troubled program, with Daniel Andrews set to front the inquiry on Wednesday.
It comes a week after text messages disclosed to the inquiry from the then police commissioner, Graham Ashton, suggest the Department of Premier
With the Australian summer of cricket around the corner, Cricket Australia has begun planning towards getting the players quarantined and ready for the busy season ahead. The Australian summer which will be topped off by a marquee Border-Gavaskar series is expected to attract major eyeballs from the cricketing world, not just in terms of the profile of the teams involved, but because it shall also serve as a test of
Some hotels are more accessible than others, but our lodging options are usually restricted by our budgets. One hotel in Dallas, however, is soon to become uber-exclusive, and your money won’t be getting you in. The hotel will cater only to the 2 percent: only Dallas County residents who have contracted COVID-19.
The hotel will be a resting place for people infected with coronavirus who need to isolate themselves
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – An additional 130 hotel rooms on Oahu will soon be available to those who need to quarantine away from their families.
The initiative is part of a push to dramatically decrease the spread of COVID-19 on Oahu.
The centerpiece of that effort: A “stay-at-home” order that will go back into effect
Airlines and holiday firms have warned the sudden change to UK quarantine rules on travel to France is a “devastating blow” to the industry and will lead to job losses.
France was removed from the government’s list of travel corridor destinations late on Thursday night along with the Netherlands, Malta and others. The move takes effect from 4am on Saturday.
Departmental staff in charge of running Melbourne’s quarantine hotels were more concerned with appeasing guests than infection control, according to a nurse who worked at the troubled facilities.
Some guests were given extra so-called “fresh air” breaks and took advantage of the increasingly relaxed system, threatening to self-harm if they were not given allowances to leave their rooms, the nurse — who does not want to be named — said.
The UK may impose quarantine on any country with more than 20 cases per 100,000 people, Grant Shapps has said.
The Transport Secretary said once infection rates reach this level it can “trigger” the removal of travel corridors, meaning travellers will have to self-isolate when they arrive in the UK for 14 days.
He told the
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There are concerns new coronavirus clusters could emerge in New South Wales because travellers from Victoria are still being transported to quarantine hotels by taxis and Uber drivers.
Ben Fordham told listeners on Monday that travellers from flying into Sydney from Melbourne were either taking public transport or were catching cabs to
The Lunt family from Bath, in western England, had planned to visit Spain this summer but like so many British holidaymakers have had their plans upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
The family-of-five, who had booked two weeks on the Balearic island of Majorca next month, are now headed to Rock, an upmarket resort in the southwest English county Cornwall dubbed “Chelsea-on-Sea” after the wealthy London suburb.
They finally decided to
CONNECTICUT — Connecticut could issue $1,000 fines for travelers from states on the coronavirus quarantine list if they don’t comply with quarantine rules. The rules also require travelers from those states to fill out an online form prior to arrival.
Enforcement of the fine will evolve over time, Gov. Ned Lamont said.
Spot checks will being performed at Bradley International Airport to make sure people have filled out the form
Scottish hoteliers have complained that a growing number of English guests are calling to cancel their summer bookings amidst ongoing uncertainty over quarantine rules.
Many are abandoning their holiday plans after Nicola Sturgeon refused once again to rule out the possibility that the English, Welsh and Northern Irish will have to self-isolate when visiting Scotland.
The First Minister, speaking on ITV last night, said that forcing travellers
Back in June when the government announced the introduction of strict travel measures that would mean anyone arriving from abroad would have to isolate for 14 days, we saw our summer holiday hopes fade quicker than our post-holiday tans.
But summer 2020 could well be back on, with the arrival of travel corridors and a
By Maria Caspani
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Visitors from three more U.S. states who travel to New York will be required to quarantine for 14 days to control the spread of coronavirus, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday, as alarm grew over a surge in infections in large parts of the country.
New York state, which had been the early epicenter of the U.S. outbreak, unveiled the travel advisory last
British Airways (IAG.L), easyJet (EZJ.L) and Ryanair (RYAAY) will end a legal challenge against the UK government after it announced certain countries would be exempt from its quarantine rule.
Europe’s top airlines were worried the rule, implemented 8 June, would deter British holidaymakers from travelling, for fear of having to quarantine for 14 days upon return.
All passengers – bar a handful of exemptions – have to fill
The Government has finally revealed the long-awaited list of countries that English residents can visit this summer, bringing joy to some, but misery for others.
The list of 59 destinations – including France, Spain and Italy – means travellers from England have the go ahead from the Foreign Office to travel from July 4 and will be exempt from quarantine on arrival
The global pandemic is keeping oenophiles from gathering in bars or visiting vineyards. But vintners aren’t letting the wine tasting experience fall by the wayside. Instead, many wineries are offering virtual tastings.
Some ship wine to your door, then schedule a video call to walk you through a tasting, much the same as you’d find at a vineyard. Others are creating video series that wine drinkers can watch on demand.
MADISON, CT — In her last weekly update through the CTAlerts emergency notification system, First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons says that the town has reported three new cases of COVID-19, reminds residents to continue virus spread mitigation measures, talks beach passes and Town Hall appointments. And, she also notes that there is a 14-day quarantine of short-term renters from nine states where COVID-19 has seen significant community spread.
Read her full
For many, it felt like summer was cancelled as soon as Matt Hancock said as much on ITV’s This Morning back in early May.
“I think that’s likely to be the case,” the health secretary answered when asked if summer would be effectively “cancelled” for the first time since the Second World War.
But there are now glimmers of hope that something could be salvaged as Britain’s lockdown restrictions continue