Melbourne Cup Carnival crowds of 60,000 mooted as Victoria records six new coronavirus cases

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. An ambitious plan to host up to 60,000 racegoers a day at Flemington Racecourse throughout this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival has been revealed as the state recorded six new cases of coronavirus. A traffic controller who worked at a Moonee Valley Racecourse testing site while infectious was reported later on Wednesday, […]

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Venice Carnival cancelled in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus

Codogno: Italian authorities on Sunday cancelled all remaining events at the world-famous Venice Carnival in an effort to halt the spread of coronavirus infections. A woman in full costume for Venice Carnival, which was on Sunday cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.Credit:AP Italy, which has the highest number of infections outside of China, has moved to clamped down on public […]

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