The five-day match, which starts on Thursday, will be played in front of a crowd of some 10,000 to allow social distancing in a ground that can hold 48,000 after an outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia’s largest city.
A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day on Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority
Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam on Friday invoked colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic move intended to quell escalating violence in the Chinese-ruled city.
In March, when fears about the dearth of medical grade masks for health care professionals were dominating social media discussions, I asked my friend — a physician’s assistant in a big East Coast hospital emergency department — if I should put my paltry sewing skills to work making cloth face coverings.
“If I don’t buy masks or medicine, I may die or survive, but if I don’t buy bread for the family, we will all die of starvation,” says a retired 68-year-old teacher in Damascus, explaining why he does not have masks, sterilisers or medicines. “We need two bundles of loaves every day which costs us at least 600 Syrian pounds (24 US cents), but if we buy masks, they will cost us about 1000. The choice is between bread and masks.”
Mubadala Investment Company has announced a strategic collaboration between its wholly owned subsidiary, Strata Manufacturing, and Honeywell, to produce N95 respirators at Strata’s Al Ain facility.
Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed in a day, split into two groups, a far cry from peak levels of 80,000 a day who would swarm the mausoleum built in the northern city of Agra by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife, in a 22-year effort.
President Donald Trump finally yielded to pressure and wore a face mask in public for the first time on Saturday as the US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, while Disney World reopened in a state hit hard by the pandemic.
A gang of six Asians were arrested and referred to criminal court, for robbing a Dubai company’s warehouse and stealing medical masks worth Dhs150,000.