In the southern hemisphere, there have been fewer flu records in the Covid lockdown
In Ireland, the rate of daily infections, which rose to a handful in June and July, has risen to several hundred since August. The Health Safety Surveillance Center said Wednesday that there were 2,07777 outbreaks in private homes, an increase of 611 in one week. There have been 31,799 infections and 1,788 deaths in Ireland since the outbreak began:
In the case of Germany, the second highest after April
South Africa will resume tourism in October
Australia’s Victoria Premier has issued a stern warning to Melbourneans not to travel to the regional Victoria, saying “adversity is too bad” for city dwellers to think of escaping the “steel ring”.
The state will be effectively split from Thursday, as regional Victoria is slowly recovering from the Covid-19 ban, and Melbourne remains in a tight lockdown.
“Anyone who thinks they can travel to regional Victoria and not get caught, I think your disagreement is very bad,” the prime minister said.
The warning came as 26 new Covid-19 cases were recorded overnight in Victoria, involving eight deaths as well as six elderly care. The number of new cases in the last decade was 24 June.
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The New Zealand economy started the recession in the June quarter with a 12.2% contract – the biggest decline since the national record began in 1987.
Paul Pascoe of Status NZ said the fall in GDP was “the largest ever on record in New Zealand” and reflected months spent in lockdown.
Industries such as retail, housing, restaurants and transportation saw significant declines; Such as built and manufactured at 25.8% and 13%, respectively.
Household internal spending decreased by 12%.
Annually, GDP fell 2% – the first annual decline since the March 2010 quarter.
New Zealand’s economic recovery is higher than 11% in Australia and 11.5% in Canada, but much lower than in India, Singapore and the United Kingdom: