As the Australian Open plays on, Victoria officials order a ‘circuit breaker’ Covid lockdown.
The tournament will continue, though without spectators, as professional athletes are deemed essential workers under new restrictions in Victoria state.
By Livia Albeck-Ripka, Christopher F. Schuetze, Natasha Frost and Rebecca Halleck
Bodies again pile up in Bolivia as Latin America endures a long, deadly coronavirus wave.
“When 10 or 20 patients die, their beds are full again in a few hours,” one specialist said.
By Anatoly Kurmanaev, María Silvia Trigo, Livia Albeck-Ripka, Elian Peltier, Abdi Latif Dahir, Niki Kitsantonis and Raphael Minder