Melbourne shutters non-essential businesses as six-week lockdown deepens

The Australian city of Melbourne has shut all non-essential businesses, as “Stage 4” restrictions come fully…

Australia’s Victoria state confirms 295 new coronavirus cases

The Australian state of Victoria recorded 295 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, state Premier Daniel Andrews…

Hundreds of hospital workers infected with Covid-19 in Victoria, Australia

More than 300 hospital workers have become infected with Covid-19 in the Australian state of Victoria,…

$140 fine for not wearing a mask in Australian state as Melbourne cases rise

Face masks will be mandatory in parts of the Australian state of Victoria from midnight on…

Australia’s Victoria state registers its worst day since the pandemic began

The Australian state of Victoria has suffered its worst day since the beginning of the coronavirus…

Australia’s Victoria state reports 216 new Covid-19 cases

The Australian state of Victoria recorded 216 new coronavirus cases Friday, Premier Daniel Andrews announced Saturday.…

Victoria records 288 new Covid-19 cases, highest single day rise in any Australian state

The Australian state of Victoria registered a record 288 new coronavirus cases on Thursday — the…

Covid-19 cases in Latin America and Caribbean surpass 2.7 million

The number of Covid-19 cases in Latin America and the Caribbean reached more than 2.7 million…

All travelers returning to one Australian state will be tested before being released from quarantine

All those returning to the Australian state of Victoria will need to test negative for coronavirus…

Australia extends cruise ship ban to curb spread of coronavirus

Australia has extended a ban on cruise ships entering the country’s waters for three more months,…