Prof Brett Sutton, Victoria's chief health officer, said the state had seen "very low" levels of community transmission since February, but this was now "re-emerging because people are not doing things as stringently as they might have done a month, two months ago." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Are Australia’s numbers at risk of escalating?
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President Trump won Georgia by five points in 2016, but the state counted itself among only nine primary contests with 2020 increases in turnout, compared to 2008, and more Black Georgians voted in the 2020 primary than in 2008. According to "Fair Fight," a voting rights group established by former Georgia minority leader Stacey Abrams following her gubernatorial defeat, Georgia is now home to over 750,000 new voters who were not registered and eligible to vote in 2018. … [Read more...] about With early-voting states in mind, Trump campaign resets
After two months of no community transmission in the state, two travelers who returned to Queensland from Melbourne last month tested positive to the virus and there have been at least three cases of local transmission, the state’s deputy premier said. … [Read more...] about Covid-19: Australia’s Queensland shuts state border to curb virus second wave
It is a loss for now for the inmates, represented by Cassandra Stubbs of the ACLU. Stubbs argued that prior to the district court's injunction, the county was "shuffling inmates around the jail in defiance of Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines," leaving them "packed into dayrooms sharing the same air and bathrooms without social distancing." Stubbs said her clients were provided with "watered-down disinfectant and make-shift masks made from blood-stained sheets." … [Read more...] about Supreme Court lifts lower court order that would have required more Covid-related safety measures in California jail
Victorian authorities revealed on Tuesday that Australian Defence Force personnel and health officials conducted 3,000 doorknocks of people who should be isolating at home, and found more than 800 people were not at home. … [Read more...] about Australia records deadliest day with 15 COVID-19 deaths