SYDNEY • The authorities in Australia’s Victoria state outlined yesterday what life would look like when the state reaches vaccination rates of 80 per cent and 90 per cent.
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said there would be a “fundamental change” to health restrictions at a 90 per cent rate of vaccination, which is predicted to come around Nov 24.
“There will be no caps anywhere,” he said. “Masks will only be required in high-risk indoor settings – for instance, public transport, prisons, hospitals, aged care.”
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Locke'd Out, YOUNG AND RESTLESS
When hen Ashland signed Victor's agreement relinquishing his claim on Newman/Locke, plus annulling his marriage to Victoria, for a $500 million payoff, the fuse was lit on a storyline powder keg packed with nearly a year of lies, deceit and manipulations and the resulting explosion was bombastic.
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Pigs in a blanket and chicken-fried pork chops just like Mom never used to make.
Young and restless
BACK TO LIFE - Diane advises Phyllis to mind her own business but Phyllis refuses.... Jack tells Nikki that Diane is alive. Nikki pays Diane a visit and warns Ms. Jenkins that she won't find the redemption she's seeking in Genoa City.... Jack welcomes Kyle and Harrison home.... Jack gently informs Kyle that his mother is alive. A rattled Kyle struggles to process it.... Kyle admits to Traci that he's unsure of how to proceed with the mom who let him think she was dead for all of these years.... Phyllis fills in Amanda about Diane. Later, Phyllis berates Diane for leaving her suite and roaming around town.
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Y&R: IS VICTORIA HAVING SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT ASHLAND?
Y&R'S ASHLAND TO VICTORIA: I NEVER HAD CANCER
After convincing Ashland that she is ready to leave Genoa City with him for good in order to distance themselves from her family's interference, Victoria lowers the boom and reveals she has no intention of going anywhere with him.
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In Sydney, a meticulously restored historic home sets the stage for interventions that are as fashionable as they are theatrical.
young and restless
FULL FORCE - Chelsea becomes emotional when Rey reassures her that she’s a good mother, despite the challenges she’s going through with Connor.... Chance experiences more flashbacks to the explosion in Spain, which he recounts to Dr. Huffman.... Chance informs Abby that his shrink is encouraging him to return to work at the GCPD. After a heart-to-heart, Abby supports his decision.... Abby shares with Ashley that Chance may return to work, while Chance convinces Rey that he’s ready to come back to the force. They agree to speak to Paul about it.
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