Sydney Extends Coronavirus Lockdown As Delta Cluster Grows

Reading Time: 5 minutes A woman speak on her phone as she walks along a quiet Circular Quay in Sydney. Sydney, Australia: More than five million Sydney residents will spend at least another week in coronavirus lockdown, Australian authorities said Wednesday, after detecting another 27 new cases. Stay-at-home orders have already been in place in the country’s biggest city … Read more

Bangladesh army patrols streets in strict coronavirus lockdown – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes DHAKA: The Bangladesh army and police patrolled empty streets on Thursday as a strict week-long Covid-19 lockdown began, with people confined to their homes except for emergencies and to buy essentials. The government has said the South Asian nation of 168 million people is seeing an “alarming and dangerous” rise in cases, blamed largely on … Read more

Millions in Sydney wake to coronavirus lockdown – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes SYDNEY: Millions of Sydney residents woke Sunday to the first full day of a two-week coronavirus lockdown, as Australia tried to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant. Restaurants, bars and cafes were shuttered after stay-at-home orders for central neighbourhoods were extended across Sydney and to the coastal and mountainous regions surrounding the … Read more