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Queenstown: a tourist town with no tourists, fights despair among stranded workers

Droves of travellers drawn to the southern alps resort to work in restaurants and hotels face hardship amid Covid-19 border closuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo months after the end of lockdown and the resort hub of Queenstown is slowly showing signs of life. It’s lunchtime at the mall and while many shops and restaurants remain closed, some have begun to trade again, catering to locals and a trickle of domestic travellers.Those braving the winter cold at outdo...
Tags: Travel, Business, Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Queenstown, Gundogan, Coronavirus outbreak, Luan Passarin, Duygu Gundogan


New Zealand Health Official Resigns Over Two Covid-19 Cases Imported From Britain

New Zealand’s top health official stepped down on Thursday following a relatively minor scandal that shows the enormous difference in how the U.S. and other wealthy countries are dealing with the covid-19 pandemic. Read more...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Science, California, Britain, New Zealand, Vaccine, Donald Trump, David Clark, President Trump, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand health minister quits, as WHO says Middle East at 'critical' point

David Clark resigns after controversy over handling of Covid-19; Middle East records 1m cases amid easing and return of tourists; California rolls back reopening of bars. Follow all the latest updatesCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil cases hit 60,000Oxford offers world best hope of vaccine this year, UK MPs toldAustralia coronavirus live blog 1.24am BST China reported on Thursday three new confirmed coronavirus cas...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, California, China, US news, Beijing, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, New Zealand, Brazil, Who, Nz, Clark, David Clark


Coronavirus live news: US buys nearly all global remdesivir stocks as Brazil deaths near 60,000

Three asylum seekers at camp near US border test positive for coronavirus; UN asks for nearly $10bn in aid for Syria; Greece faces ‘huge difficulties’ when flights resume. Follow the latest updatesFauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a dayUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirJacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 12.18am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of...
Tags: Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Un, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live updates: Greece faces 'huge difficulties' when flights resume; 'irregularities' in Slovenia PPE purchase

India has over 550,000 infections; Airbus warns of 15,000 job lossesFauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a dayJacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 11.22pm BST Brazil has suffered 1,280 more deaths, bringing the country’s confirmed death toll to 59,594, according to Health Ministry data. The total number of confirmed cases rose by 33,846 to reach 1,402,041,...
Tags: Science, Greece, India, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Brazil, Slovenia, Airbus, Health Ministry, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live updates: Greece faces 'huge difficulties' when flights resume; Toronto makes masks mandatory

India has over 550,000 infections; Spain looking at 11 fresh outbreaksGlobal report: WHO to send team to China to investigate Covid-19 originsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?Jacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 4.12pm BST Governments in Nigeria and Senegal are the latest in West Africa to ease restrictions on internal travel and reopen schools, a...
Tags: Science, Greece, China, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Toronto, Senegal, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, United States


Coronavirus live updates: India warns citizens against 'negligence'; Spain prepares to open borders

India has over 550,000 infections; Spain looking at 11 fresh outbreaksGlobal report: WHO to send team to China to investigate Covid-19 originsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?Jacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 2.27pm BST Chile’s unemployment rate hit 11.2% between March and May amid the coronavirus lockdown, according to the country’s government...
Tags: Science, Australia, China, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Chile, New Zealand, Scott Morrison, Latin America, ADF


Coronavirus live updates: New Zealand PM dismisses calls to open borders; UK locks down city of Leicester

Broadway theatres to stay closed until January 2021; Iran reports record daily deathsGlobal report: WHO to send team to China to investigate Covid-19 originsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?Jacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.24am BST A coordinated response to the Covid-19 crisis in the Americas, India and Africa must be led by countries that have suppressed it, writes Adam Tooze, urging us to stay...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, Science, Greece, China, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Athens, Broadway, New Zealand


Coronavirus live updates: UK locks down city of Leicester as New Zealand PM dismisses calls to open borders

UK locks down city of Leicester; Broadway theatres to stay closed until January 2021; Iran reports record daily deaths. Follow the latest newsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?Jacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersBattleground states becoming Covid-19 hotspots as Trump trails Biden See all our coronavirus coverage 5.18am BST The total number of coronavirus cases in Victoria is 2,159 with 64 new cases reported yesterday. The state has b...
Tags: UK, Science, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Broadway, New Zealand, Victoria, Leicester, Biden, Trump, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus outbreak


New Zealand's ancient monster penguins had northern hemisphere doppelgangers

New Zealand's monster penguins that lived 62 million years ago had doppelgangers in Japan, the USA and Canada, a study published today in the Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research has found.
Tags: Japan, Usa, Science, Canada, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: Bolsonaro says he may have had coronavirus as cases rise in 27 US states

Mike Pence to hold first coronavirus task force briefing in weeks on Friday; Texas pauses next phase of reopening; Brazil registers 39,483 new cases; Follow the latest updatesBolsonaro says he may have had coronavirusCases rise in 27 US states More than 20m Americans could have contracted Covid-19, experts sayEngland: major incident declared as people flock to south coastSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.23am BST Charlotte Graham-McLay reports for the Guardian from Wellington:It was a case ...
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Coronavirus live news: Beijing outbreak under control, says health expert

Germany quarantines 7,000 people in local outbreak; record rise of infections in Indonesia; New Zealand reports another new case; Brazil nears 1m infectionsBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughtBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.31pm BST New York City will begin phase two of reopening on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, citing continued improvements in coronavirus data. Off...
Tags: UK, Science, Indonesia, Germany, New York City, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Bill De Blasio


Coronavirus live news: Germany quarantines 7,000 people after local outbreak

Beijing expert says outbreak under control; record rise of infections in Indonesia; New Zealand reports another new case; Brazil nears 1m infectionsBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.25pm BST Five foreign nationals who took part in a protest in Nepal against the government’s pandemic response will be deported as soon as international flights resume, ...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, Nepal, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Beijing's new outbreak may have started earlier than thought, Kazakh leader has Covid-19

Record rise of infections in Indonesia; New Zealand reports another new case; Brazil nears 1m infections; US still in first wave of virus outbreak, says FauciBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.29am BST In Germany, Martin Hikel, mayor in the southern Berlin district of Neukölln, has said authorities are trying to trace the origins of a worrying new sp...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Germany, Berlin, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Neukölln


Global report: Beijing Covid-19 cluster may have begun a month earlier – China health official

Chinese capital reports 21 new cases; New Zealand records new infection in returned traveller; India has highest daily jump in infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBeijing’s cluster of new cases may have begun a month earlier than first thought, partly due to asymptomatic infections, according to the director of China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention.Amid tight restrictions to stop the spread of the capital’s cluster, which now numbers more than 150 ca...
Tags: Science, France, China, India, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, New Zealand, Brazil, Argentina, Coronavirus outbreak, Gao Fu, Center for Disease Control and Prevention Amid


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand reports another new case as Brazil nears 1m infections

Deaths worldwide near 500,000; US health expert says country is ‘still in first wave’; Argentinian president enters voluntary isolation amid coronavirus surge. Follow the latest updatesBeijing coronavirus outbreak: city raises emergency level and grounds hundreds of flightsBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseSpanish opera house reopens with concert for plantsSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.19am BST Elmo, Cookie Monster and Muppets from Asia and the Middle East are joining...
Tags: Asia, Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Honduras, Latin America


WHO halts trial of hydroxychloroquine; Germany bans all major events until October – as it happened

WHO says hydroxychloroquine showed no benefit; Germany extends ban on large events for four months; Beijing raises alert level and grounds hundreds of flights. This blog is now closed.Follow the latest global coronavirus live blog here 12.17am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Brazil Covid-19 cases near 1m as WHO hails steroid treatment 'hope' 12.01am BST Radio New Zealand reports that the country’s GDP fell by...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: WHO halts trial of hydroxychloroquine; Germany bans all major events until October

WHO says hydroxychloroquine showed no benefit; Germany extends ban on large events for four months; Beijing raises alert level and grounds hundreds of flightsCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSpanish opera house reopens with concert for plantsSix US states see record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.15pm BST America’s top public health expert has warned the nation it is “still in the first wave” of coronavirus infections and deaths, as six states r...
Tags: Science, Biology, White House, China, Germany, US, America, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology


Coronavirus live news: Sweden to lift advice against non-essential travel as death toll passes 5,000

Deaths in Sweden higher than in neighbouring Nordic countries; Beijing raises alert level and grounds hundreds of flights; India’s official death toll leaps by more than 2,000 to reach 11,903Germany to ban large events until at least October - reportsNew Zealand traces 320 ‘close contacts’ of two new casesSix US states see record new casesCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.07pm BST The coronavirus death toll in Italy now stan...
Tags: New York, Science, Sweden, Biology, China, India, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand to trace 320 'close contacts' of virus pair; death toll in Sweden passes 5,000

Deaths in Sweden higher than in neighbouring Nordic countries; Beijing raises alert level and grounds hundreds of flights; India’s official death toll leaps by more than 2,000 to reach 11,903Germany to ban large events until at least October - reportsNew Zealand traces 320 ‘close contacts’ of two new casesSix US states see record new casesCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.45pm BST On the worrying in China, at least one pot...
Tags: Science, Sweden, Biology, China, India, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand to trace 320 'close contacts' of virus pair who stopped to meet friends

Beijing raises alert level and grounds hundreds of flights; India’s official death toll leaps by more than 2,000 to reach 11,903; Brazil suffers record case increaseGermany to ban large events until at least October - reportsNew Zealand traces 320 ‘close contacts’ of two new casesSix US states see record new casesCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.12am BST Germany will extend a ban on large events until at least the end of O...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, India, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand to trace 320 'close contacts' of virus pair as Beijing raises alert level

Beijing grounds hundreds of flights; Brazil suffers record case increase; six US states see record new cases. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand traces 320 ‘close contacts’ of two new casesNew Zealand brings in military after Covid-19 quarantine fiascoBeijing raises alert levelCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.23am BST Kimon de Greef reports for the Guardian: Some so-called “wet markets” in Asia, named for the common pract...
Tags: Asia, Science, Biology, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand traces 320 'close contacts' of pair in quarantine breach as Beijing raises alert level

Beijing Covid-19 outbreak ‘extremely severe’; Brazil suffers record case increase; Six US states see record new cases. Follow the latest updates. New Zealand traces 320 ‘close contacts’ of two new casesNew Zealand brings in military after Covid-19 quarantine fiascoBeijing travel restricted to tackle ‘extremely severe’ situationCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.21am BST Indian newspapers, which just a few months ago had defie...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Afp


Not smoking and being socially active keys to longevity

University of Otago researchers have discovered some of the secrets to longevity with new research revealing not smoking and being social engaged throughout older age are common traits of New Zealand centenarians.
Tags: Science, New Zealand, University of Otago


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand traces 320 'close contacts' of pair in quarantine breach

Beijing Covid-19 outbreak ‘extremely severe’; Brazil suffers record case increase; Six US states see record new cases. Follow the latest updates. Jacinda Ardern says new cases are the result of an ‘unacceptable failure’Beijing travel restricted to tackle ‘extremely severe’ situationSix US states see record case increasesCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.19am BST Here’s the full story on the news out of New Zealand now, with ...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Britain, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand PM criticises 'unacceptable failure' after fresh cases

Beijing Covid-19 outbreak ‘extremely severe’; Brazil suffers record case increase; Six US states see record new cases. Follow the latest updates. Jacinda Ardern says new cases are the result of an ‘unacceptable failure’Beijing travel restricted to tackle ‘extremely severe’ situationSix US states see record case increasesCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.28am BST After a months-long campaign to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, Sir Keir...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil


UK Exports Two New Coronavirus Cases to Covid-Free New Zealand

New Zealand has identified two new cases of coronavirus after going 24 days without a single active case, according to an announcement by New Zealand health officials on Tuesday. The two cases have been identified as two women from the UK who were granted exemptions to travel within New Zealand to attend a funeral…Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, New Zealand, Disease, Donald Trump, Pandemics, President Trump, Jacinda Ardern, Ashley Bloomfield, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Covid Free New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: Brazil adds record 34,918 daily cases as infections surge in six US states

Beijing Covid-19 outbreak ‘extremely severe’; French police fire tear gas at healthcare protest; New Zealand cancels compassionate quarantine exceptions. Follow the latest updatesBeijing travel restricted to tackle ‘extremely severe’ situationBrazil suffers record case increaseSix US states see record case increasesCovid-19 outbreaks in New Zealand and China highlight stark choicesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.29am BST Brazil has had its worst day for new confirmed cases, recording 34,...
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Coronavirus live news: New Zealand records first new cases for weeks as Beijing bans high-risk travellers from leaving city

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand ends Covid-free run with two cases from UK US revokes emergency approval of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.14am BST Thailand on Tuesday reported no new coronavirus infections or deaths and marked 22 succe...
Tags: UK, Science, China, India, US, World news, Thailand, Beijing, US politics, New Zealand, Brazil, Wellington, Auckland, Nz, UK US, Trump Administration


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand records first new cases for weeks as Beijing closes sports halls

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand reports two cases in returning travellers US revokes emergency approval of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST South Korea has reported 34 new Covid-19 cases, the third day in a row its new infections...
Tags: South Korea, Science, China, India, US, World news, Beijing, US politics, New Zealand, Brazil, Seoul, Nz, Global Times, Gyeonggi Province, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak



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