Tag Archives: COVID

‘Time to open up’: Melbourne lifts Covid restrictions

An emotional Daniel Andrews has ended Melbourne’s lockdown, lifting several restrictions after the state recorded no new coronavirus cases for the first time in 139 days. The Victorian premier thanked the state’s people for staying the course as he announced Melbourne’s five million people will be able to return to pubs, cafes and restaurants alongside other social changes. It comes a day after Mr Andrews hit pause on a planned step forward on Melbourne’s road out of lockdown as he… Source link

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Florida’s Dan Mullen tests positive for COVID after plea for fans

Florida coach Dan Mullen has tested positive for COVID-19, he confirmed in a statement on Saturday. Mullen said he’s isolating from his family and he’s experiencing “mild to no symptoms.” Mullen’s positive test comes amid an outbreak of staff and players that’s amounted to more than 20 positive tests. Florida’s game against LSU scheduled for Saturday had already been postponed, as the school announced on Wednesday that it didn’t have enough players to play. Mullen’s positive… Source link

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Gerrard backs international football despite spike of Covid cases

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard remains supportive of playing international football despite a huge rise in players who will be unavailable for their clubs this weekend after contracting Covid-19 on international duty. Gerrard’s men travel to Celtic for the first Old Firm derby of the season on Saturday, but their cross-city rivals could be without four key players due to coronavirus restrictions. Odsonne Edouard, Nir Bitton and Hatem ElHamed all tested positive when away with their national… Source link

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The Week That COVID Came for the SEC

Yahoo Sports’ Dan Wetzel and Pete Thamel, and Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde discuss Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban’s positive COVID test, the two SEC games that have been postponed, and debate what would make the season a success. Video Transcript DAN WETZEL: Obviously, the big news is this is the week that COVID came for the SEC. The SEC waited until September 26th. Watched the Big 12 have all sorts of different issues, different things happening. This week it got real. Obviously, you… Source link

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Nick Saban, Alabama AD’s COVID tests cause for concern

Alabama coach Nick Saban announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. The 68-year-old coach is tested daily as part of Alabama’s protocol, so this was a routine test. He said he currently has no symptoms. “I feel fine. I felt fine. I was surprised by this,” Saban said late Wednesday. “…So I am not really that concerned about my health, but you never know.” You don’t ever know. Saban is likely going to be OK, but COVID-19 is a cruel and unpredictable virus and word that it got… Source link

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Google Suspends ‘Dangerous’ COVID Ads; 130 Public Figures’ Twitter Accounts Hacked

In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Google bans adverts promoting COVID-19 misinformation; Twitter sees the accounts of 130 of its high-profile users hacked; and despite a growth in subscriptions, Netflix sees its revenues decline in APAC.   Google blocks unverified COVID ads   Google has taken a stand against misinformation surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic – the tech heavyweight announced last Friday (17th July) that it will ban adverts propelling “dangerous content” related to… Source link

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Washington’s name change is official, COVID testing uncertainty and two massive DE extensions

Subscribe to The Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast After news broke over the weekend, Monday morning made official a change that has been coming for decades, the franchise in Washington is retiring their former nickname and a new name will be announced soon. Terez Paylor & Charles Robinson dedicate the first half of the podcast to this news, the team’s timeline for a new name, the place of Native American imagery in the NFL and where the Kansas City Chiefs fit into that discussion. (2:30) They also… Source link

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