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Australian Politician Sorry For Cruise Ship Failures That Caused Infections

Ruby Princess Cruise Ship. Sydney Opera House

REUTERS, AUGUST 17, 2020 Inquiry finds 914 COVID-19 infections could be traced back to the Ruby Princess, mostly among passengers. The outbreak led to 22 deaths. SYDNEY — The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologized on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the novel coronavirus from disembarking from a cruise ship in Sydney in March, triggering that …

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Australia declares ‘state of disaster,’ locking down millions as virus cases soar

Empty store shelves. People in line. Shopping carts.

PortandTerminal.com, August 2, 2020 “Where you slept last night is where you’ll need to stay for the next six weeks,” MELBOURNE – The premier of Victoria, one of Australia’s six states, plunged the region into a “state of disaster” on Sunday, announcing even stricter lockdown measures, introducing a nightly curfew and banning virtually all trips outdoors. The move came after …

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