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COVID-19: 3 aircrafts from Philippines and Namibia land at Mugabe Airport bring 223 returning Zimbos

3 flights from the Philippines and Namibia brought 223 returning citizens and residents into Zimbabwe over the weekend, with all now in official quarantine at 2 hotels functioning as private quarantine centres. The 182 who flew into Harare from Walvis Bay, Namibia, began 2 flights, one with 100 travelers and the other with 82, having been transferred from a cruise ship that sailed from Florida in the United States where the returning group had assembled. Forty-one from the Philippines returned on a chartered Air Zimbabwe B767-200 ER which likewise brought…

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Asia Global 

Singapore ends Covid-19 circuit breaker: How does it affect you from June 2

Monday (June 1) will be the last day of Singapore’s eight-week Covid-19 circuit breaker shutdown. Restrictions will be progressively eased in three phases. Here’s a list of what is allowed under Phase 1 which starts on Tuesday. The government will review in mid-June to see when Phase 2 can begin. – The default mode of working for all companies – including those allowed to resume operations in Phase 1 and later Phase 2 – is working from home, says the Manpower Ministry (MOM). – Employees now working from home must continue…

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Australasia Global 

Australia Sets Comprehensive COVID-Safe Guidelines For Film & TV Production

While the Hollywood unions and studios are still deliberating over protocols for safe return to production amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian film and TV industry has released its COVID-Safe Guidelines to help get their industry back to work. Spanning 41 pages, this is the most comprehensive set of official country or state recommendations to date, addressing in detail every aspect of production. (You can read it below.) Considered a ‘live’ document that will evolve as best practice develop when projects return to production, the document was created by The…

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Global North America 

Canada’s top doctor says wearing a mask outdoors is a problem during high heat and humidity

Canada’s top doctor, Dr. Theresa Tam, says you shouldn’t be wearing your mask outdoors if it’s too hot. According to Dr. Tam, masks can make breathing difficult when temperatures or humidity are too extreme. This could be especially dangerous for seniors, infants and young children, or people with chronic illnesses. Dr. Tam adds that people who work outdoors, are from low-income households or are homeless are also at a higher risk of heat-related illnesses. Since parts of Canada, including Durham, are going though a heat wave right now, Dr. Tam…

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