NewsNet 15 Sep 2020

The Hidden Cost of COVID-19 Testing


If you're one of the 85-million people tested so far for COVID-19, you might be surprised to find a hefty price tag attached to your test.
Because of federal legislation, you don't have to pay it, but that doesn't mean it won't cost you in the long run.

"It's every single Victorian that's defeated the second wave. It's not the government or people who work for the government."

In Australia, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has praised Victorians for defeating the second wave of COVID-19.
Bars and restaurants in Belgium have been closed for one month to limit the spread of Covid-19. In the French-speaking Wallonia, many testing centres have been forced to shut as they lack the necessary equipment to keep up with demand.
Revellers in major French cities were set for one last night out on Friday before a government-decreed curfew meant to stem the tide of the second wave of Covid-19 takes effect on Saturday. FRANCE 24 takes a look at the new rules, why the country has chosen to go down the curfew route now, and whether the famously convivial French are likely to accept the fresh anti-coronavirus measures.
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