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Global report: Bangladesh hospital owner accused of faking thousands of Covid-19 test results | World news

A Bangladesh hospital owner has been arrested over allegations he issued thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results, as the Australian state of Victoria recorded the worst daily rise in cases for the nation since the pandemic began, and global coronavirus cases passed 13.5 million, according to Johns Hopkins University …

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Victoria reports 238 new coronavirus cases and one death as NSW Crossroads cluster worsens | Australia news

Victoria has recorded 238 new cases of Covid-19 and the death of a woman in her 90s and New South Wales has recorded 13 new cases, including 10 linked to the Crossroads hotel cluster in south-west Sydney which has now affected 34 people. Victoria’s deputy police commissioner, Rick Nugent, outlined …

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NSW braces for potential coronavirus outbreak as cases at Crossroads Hotel grow | Australia news

More than 20 Covid-19 cases have now been linked to a popular pub in Sydney’s south-west, with authorities increasingly anxious about the worsening situation in New South Wales. Meanwhile, some 1,000 ADF personnel are headed for Victoria, where 177 new cases were reported on Monday and more than five million …

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Australia resumes deportations from Melbourne to New Zealand despite coronavirus | World news

New Zealand’s health minister has voiced displeasure at Australia’s plan to resume deportations in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. A secure isolation hotel is being prepared in Auckland to quarantine 30 New Zealand deportees from Australia; the first arrivals since Covid-19 gripped both sides of the Tasman. Health minister …

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Australia coronavirus: almost two dozen healthcare workers and patients diagnosed with Covid-19 | Australia news

Almost two dozen healthcare workers and patients have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in recent weeks in Victoria, with four patients and a staff member of Brunswick private hospital in Melbourne’s north among the new cases announced on Wednesday. A spokeswoman for Brunswick Private said thorough pandemic planning meant the situation …

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