The Australian government decided Wednesday to close the border between the States of Victoria and New South Wales due to record growth cases COVID-19, reports ABC TV channel with reference to the Prime Minister of the state of Victoria Dan Andrews.
Andrews said during a press conference that the state of Victoria was recorded 127 new cases of infection with coronavirus - a record for the state. Two more people died from COVID-19 in the state, thus the number of victims in Australia has reached 106.
Police in the Australian province of New South Wales have arrested two women on suspicion of desecration of a monument to the British discoverer captain James cook.
Two women, 27 and 28, were arrested and taken to the police station. They found the bag with the aerosol spray paint.