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# lockdown - Monday 9 May, 2022

'There's no why': Shanghai rages at endless Covid lockdown
# China
# China

'There's no why': Shanghai rages at endless Covid lockdown

Updated May 9th 2022, 10:48 AM 18,975 Views 13 Comments

China’s capital is trying to fend off a Covid-19 outbreak with restrictions on movement.

# lockdown - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Shanghai cautiously eases lockdown as deaths rise
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Shanghai cautiously eases lockdown as deaths rise

Apr 20th 2022, 1:46 PM 9,718 Views 2 Comments

China’s largest city is inching towards reopening.

# lockdown - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder
# China
# China

Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder

Apr 13th 2022, 2:37 PM 10,244 Views 3 Comments

About 6.6 million people can go outdoors, but some must stay in their own neighbourhoods in the Chinese city.

Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign

Apr 13th 2022, 8:52 AM 11,386 Views 21 Comments

Boris Johnson was fined over attending a gathering to mark his 56th birthday at No 10, at which he was ‘ambushed’ with a cake.

# lockdown - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing

Apr 9th 2022, 12:33 PM 8,839 Views 4 Comments

Large swathes of the city, with a population of 26 million, have been under lockdown since March 28.

# lockdown - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown
# China
# China

Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown

Apr 7th 2022, 2:30 PM 17,946 Views 24 Comments

Strict anti-coronavirus controls are confining most of its 25 million people to their homes.

# lockdown - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street
# Partygate
# Partygate

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street

Mar 29th 2022, 9:54 AM 12,334 Views 8 Comments

The Metropolitan Police said investigators will refer the 20 fixed penalty notices to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

# lockdown - Monday 28 March, 2022

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 28th 2022, 7:27 AM 9,855 Views 3 Comments

Authorities are imposing a two-phase lockdown of the city of about 25 million people to carry out mass testing.

# lockdown - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Nearly 30 million people under lockdown in China as Covid-19 cases surge
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Nearly 30 million people under lockdown in China as Covid-19 cases surge

Mar 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 32,195 Views 17 Comments

China reported 5,280 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, more than double the previous day’s tally.

# lockdown - Monday 7 February, 2022

Australia will reopen borders to tourists on February 21
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Australia will reopen borders to tourists on February 21

Feb 7th 2022, 8:57 AM 11,826 Views 13 Comments

Australia’s ports and airports shut to tourists in March 2020.

# lockdown - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Jan 20th 2022, 7:10 AM 11,252 Views 9 Comments

David Davis warned Tories the party faces “dying a death of 1,000 cuts” if MPs do not swiftly oust the prime minister.

# lockdown - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

'The party's over, Boris': British papers slam Johnson as pressure mounts over No 10 parties
# Covid Party
# Covid Party

'The party's over, Boris': British papers slam Johnson as pressure mounts over No 10 parties

Jan 12th 2022, 11:13 AM 20,582 Views 22 Comments

The Telegraph is among the papers to report that Johnson’s premiership is in jeopardy over a series of No 10 lockdown parties.

# lockdown - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Large numbers of people with drug addictions were 'left to kill themselves slowly' during lockdowns
# Lack Of Support
# Lack Of Support

Large numbers of people with drug addictions were 'left to kill themselves slowly' during lockdowns

Jan 5th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,491 Views 61 Comments
  • Substance abuse support groups were classed as non-essential services for five months from March 2020, leaving people without a lifeline.
  • A survey of 157 drug and alcohol support services found that 84% of the support groups saw an increase in drug use among their clients.
  • “The ball was dropped by the government and people were left to kill themselves slowly for the first year of the pandemic," said one support worker.

# lockdown - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Groceries to be delivered to residents of Chinese city under strict Covid-19 lockdown
# Xian
# Xian

Groceries to be delivered to residents of Chinese city under strict Covid-19 lockdown

Dec 30th 2021, 1:07 PM 18,989 Views 22 Comments

The city of Xi’an with a population of 13 million people has been put into lockdown after a surge of cases.

# lockdown - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Netherlands to go into Christmas 'lockdown' says Prime Minister
# Covid Christmas
# Covid Christmas

Netherlands to go into Christmas 'lockdown' says Prime Minister

Dec 18th 2021, 6:57 PM 76,790 Views 66 Comments

Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the measures are intended to try to stop a surge of the Omicron coronavirus variant.

# lockdown - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'
# Austria
# Austria

Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'

Nov 23rd 2021, 11:37 AM 28,035 Views 119 Comments

The country has entered a strict lockdown to combat soaring coronavirus cases.

# lockdown - Monday 22 November, 2021

Number of Covid-19 cases can be reduced without going into lockdown, Taoiseach says
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Number of Covid-19 cases can be reduced without going into lockdown, Taoiseach says

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:21 PM 60,548 Views 56 Comments

He said measures needed to combat the virus now were different to those required earlier in the pandemic.

# lockdown - Friday 19 November, 2021

Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory
# Austria
# Austria

Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory

Nov 19th 2021, 9:52 AM 87,325 Views 128 Comments
  • The lockdown will start from Monday and will be evaluated after 10 days.
  • It's planned that Covid-19 vaccinations will be mandatory from 1 February next year.
  • Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg blamed the unvaccinated for an “attack on the health system”.

# lockdown - Monday 15 November, 2021

Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19

Nov 15th 2021, 7:52 AM 46,139 Views 100 Comments

About 65% of Austria’s almost nine million people are vaccinated.

# lockdown - Friday 12 November, 2021

Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19
# Austria
# Austria

Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19

Nov 12th 2021, 10:41 PM 33,072 Views 85 Comments

Only around 65% of the population is fully vaccinated in Austria.

# lockdown - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Tighter restrictions announced for non-vaccinated in Greece as daily cases surge
# Greece
# Greece

Tighter restrictions announced for non-vaccinated in Greece as daily cases surge

Nov 2nd 2021, 5:38 PM 22,983 Views 66 Comments

The new measures come in this weekend.

New Zealand region moves to alert level three lockdown from today
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand region moves to alert level three lockdown from today

Nov 2nd 2021, 2:04 PM 18,247 Views 18 Comments

Minister Chris Hipkins said that the new cases were separate from other active cases in the region and as a result, it’s “unclear at this point how they could have picked up the virus”.

# lockdown - Friday 29 October, 2021

Opinion: 'Covid left many feeling disregarded by society because they don’t live in a family unit'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: 'Covid left many feeling disregarded by society because they don’t live in a family unit'

Oct 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,876 Views 9 Comments

Yvonne Barnes-Holmes says that the level of suffering created by a lack of social interaction is just beginning to emerge.

# lockdown - Monday 4 October, 2021

New Zealand drops 'Covid zero' goal after Delta outbreak
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand drops 'Covid zero' goal after Delta outbreak

Oct 4th 2021, 7:45 AM 38,184 Views 58 Comments

Jacinda Ardern said that a Delta outbreak had been a “game changer” and that a new approach was needed.

# lockdown - Sunday 3 October, 2021

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads
# Covid19
# Covid19

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads

Oct 3rd 2021, 10:24 AM 47,869 Views 43 Comments

The national flag carrier Air New Zealand also announced it was introducing a “no jab, no fly” policy.

# lockdown - Monday 13 September, 2021

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan

Sep 13th 2021, 7:16 AM 26,949 Views 33 Comments

He is to due to set out his plan to get England through coronavirus over the autumn and winter.

# lockdown - Saturday 4 September, 2021

New Zealand records first Covid death in over six months
# Auckland
# Auckland

New Zealand records first Covid death in over six months

Sep 4th 2021, 7:48 AM 30,151 Views 34 Comments

The woman is the 27th person to die with Covid-19 in New Zealand and the first recorded since 16 February.

# lockdown - Friday 27 August, 2021

New Zealand extends national Covid-19 lockdown
# Auckland
# Auckland

New Zealand extends national Covid-19 lockdown

Aug 27th 2021, 7:19 AM 24,518 Views 26 Comments

Jacinda Ardern said there were signs the outbreak would soon peak if stay-at-home orders remained in place.

# lockdown - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow

Aug 18th 2021, 8:43 AM 27,072 Views 34 Comments

Nationwide stay-at-home orders were issued yesterday when just one case had been identified.

# lockdown - Friday 6 August, 2021

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues

Aug 6th 2021, 7:06 AM 25,583 Views 25 Comments

New South Wales premier said the state today hit a new peak with 291 cases detected.

# lockdown - Monday 2 August, 2021

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown

Aug 2nd 2021, 7:50 AM 34,715 Views 73 Comments

Meanwhile, stay-at-home orders were extended in Brisbane.

# lockdown - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows

Jul 28th 2021, 1:51 PM 26,916 Views 16 Comments

The lockdown of Australia’s largest city will last at least until 28 August.

# lockdown - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,873 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# lockdown - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak

Jul 14th 2021, 7:03 AM 22,957 Views 19 Comments

In the past 24 hours, 97 new cases were recorded, more than the 89 reported the previous day.

# lockdown - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Australian apartment blocks placed in hard lockdown in efforts to curb Covid outbreak
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Australian apartment blocks placed in hard lockdown in efforts to curb Covid outbreak

Jul 13th 2021, 7:01 AM 31,017 Views 16 Comments

Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak began in mid-June and has since grown to 767 cases.

# lockdown - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows

Jul 7th 2021, 6:57 AM 22,427 Views 20 Comments

The lockdown is now expected to end on Friday 16 July.

# lockdown - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 3:56 PM 28,264 Views 55 Comments

Rachel Keane of Póg Cafe Group says people in the industry are tired and fed up of the lack of clear communication from Government.

# lockdown - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Australia's outback hub goes into lockdown as anger mounts over slow vaccine rollout
# Australia
# Australia

Australia's outback hub goes into lockdown as anger mounts over slow vaccine rollout

Jun 30th 2021, 7:16 AM 27,334 Views 20 Comments

About 5% of Australians are reported to be fully vaccinated.

# lockdown - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders
# Australia
# Australia

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders

Jun 29th 2021, 6:57 AM 40,424 Views 15 Comments

Australia is now battling flare-ups of the highly contagious Delta variant.

# lockdown - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak

Jun 27th 2021, 7:13 AM 53,971 Views 59 Comments

The flare-up has been a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

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