Judi Love to miss Strictly Come Dancing after testing positive for Covid | Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing contestant Judi Love has tested positive for Covid-19, the BBC show has announced.The standup comedian and Loose Women panellist will miss this weekend’s shows with her professional dance partner, Graziano di Prima, but will return to compete the week after.The 41-year-old had been due to dance the cha-cha to Olivia Newton-John’s song … Read more

Italy’s New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

Italy's New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

ROME — Italy on Friday set a new bar for major Western democracies seeking to move beyond the pandemic by enacting a sweeping law that requires the nation’s entire work force — public and private — to have government-issued health passes, essentially forcing Italians to choose between getting a pass and earning a living.With the … Read more

Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital to introduce rapid testing after COVID-19 scare

Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital to introduce rapid testing after COVID-19 scare

The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne will introduce mandatory rapid COVID-19 testing for visitors after a virus scare at the hospital’s neo-natal ICU.Key points:Victoria has recorded 1,571 new local cases and 13 deathsA parent visited the RCH neo-natal ICU and later tested positive to COVID-19The hospital says rapid antigen testing will begin for visitors this weekIt … Read more

SA to return to some dancing, stand-up drinking as COVID-19 testing requirements for Queensland travellers dropped

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South Australians will be able to stand up and drink in beer gardens and other outdoor venues from Thursday, with the state’s authorities also set to ease COVID-19 testing requirements for travellers from south-east Queensland.Key points:Dancing will be allowed for up to 50 people at private functionsPeople will be able to stand up and drink … Read more