Skip to main content

Germnay: 1,400 corona cases at a meat factory

There has been a spike in coronavirus cases in Germany after more than 1,400 people tested positive at the Tönnies meat-packing plant in the city of Gütersloh. The facility has been closed for two weeks and thousands of people placed in quarantine in the surrounding area. It remains unclear if regional leaders are going to re-impose a wider lockdown. But concerns are growing about the reproduction rate for the whole of the country which has now jumped to 2.88.


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

NASA Plans for More SLS Rocket Boosters to Launch Artemis Moon Missions

NASA has taken the next steps toward building Space Launch System (SLS) solid rocket boosters to support as many as six additional flights, for a total of up to nine Artemis missions.

700 arrests in UK as police infiltrate top-secret criminal communications

More than 700 people have been arrested in Britain and tens of millions of pounds have been seized after the police infiltrated a top secret communications system used by criminal gangs.

Trump to visit Mount Rushmore amid controversy

President Trump will begin his July Fourth celebrations with a trip to Mount Rushmore, despite concerns from Native Americans, health officials and environmentalists.

Controversial security law takes effect in Hong Kong

A controversial new security law has taken effect in Hong Kong. It was implemented by the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing, and many argue the law curtails freedom of speech and diminishes Hong Kong's political and economic autonomy.

How the pandemic will shape the near future: TED talk by Bill Gates

Bill Gates talks about pandemic and conspiracy theories about him, in his new TED Talk.