Daily Archives: October 4, 2020

New South Wales Sees Ninth Day Without Locally Transmitted COVID Cases

Authorities in the Australian state of New South Wales said Sunday that there were no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the previous 24 hours, marking its ninth day without any community transmission of the coronavirus.  Neighboring Victoria, however, reported 12 new cases and one death in the same time frame. Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource

New Caledonia Votes to Remain French

The South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia has voted to remain part of France, election authorities announced. Officials said 53.26% of more than 180,000 registered voters rejected independence in a referendum Sunday. At least 80% of eligible voters went to the polls. In a tweet, French President Emmanuel Macron called the vote a “mark of