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In one JMIR examine set for publication this summer season, results present that eighty three% of individuals reduce their despair or anxiousness within 12 weeks of using Vida. Vida’s fast development has been bolstered by the growing recognition that customized, continuous digital psychological and physical care can be more effective and convenient than reactive, fragmented, in-person care. The firm plans to make use of the new funding to proceed expanding … Read More

Chicago restricts travel to and from Indiana due to COVID-19 | Government and Politics

“Please don’t go unless you really need to go,” Arwady pleaded. “We have no goal here in Chicago except to control the spread of COVID, and that Hegewisch area has repeatedly been a hot spot area for us.”

Under the city’s order — which does not apply to the rest of Illinois — the quarantine requirement is triggered following all “non-essential” travel from Indiana to Chicago or Chicago to Indiana,

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FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees



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FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

In an attempt to stimulate demand and boost consumer spending ahead of the upcoming festive season, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Travel (LTC) cash voucher and special festival advance schemes for government employees.

“Indications are that savings of govt. and organized sector employees have increased, we want to incentivize such

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Lock Down or Face State of Emergency, Spanish Government Tells Madrid | World News

MADRID (Reuters) – Madrid must enforce travel restrictions ordered by the health ministry to limit novel coronavirus outbreaks or the national government will impose a state of emergency that would force it to comply, the government said late on Thursday.

In the latest escalation of tensions between the two administrations, the government said it would hold an extraordinary cabinet meeting on Friday morning to decree the state of emergency if

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Budget 2020: A startling lack of vision from a government desperate to keep demand afloat | The Canberra Times

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The big questions this week are: what do governments do, and why do they do it? This week’s federal budget was an abdication of the fundamental reason for government: to do the things that must be done collectively, that cannot be done by individuals acting alone, so as to nurture and protect people and society. Essentially, the government chucked unaccountable billions of dollars in tax cuts

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Lock down or face state of emergency, Spanish government tells Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) – Madrid must enforce travel restrictions ordered by the health ministry to limit novel coronavirus outbreaks or the national government will impose a state of emergency that would force it to comply, the government said late on Thursday.

In the latest escalation of tensions between the two administrations, the government said it would hold an extraordinary cabinet meeting on Friday morning to decree the state of emergency if

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Major Green List update sees Government advise against all non-essential foreign travel

All non-essential foreign travel will officially be discouraged from Monday after a major Green List update.

There are now zero countries on the list, which sets out the countries from which Irish people can travel back without needing to quarantine.

The latest data shows that the rate of cases in all countries is now too high, and the Government is asking Irish tourists to avoid non-essential travel.

The four countries

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Region leaders scoff at Chicago possibly restricting travel to and from Indiana | Government and Politics

LaPorte Mayor Tom Dermody, a Republican, likewise rejected the implication that his city isn’t doing all it can to combat the coronavirus.

“We take this pandemic very seriously and are sparing no effort to help protect the health and safety of our residents,” Dermody said. “Fighting COVID-19 is our No. 1 priority, and we will do what we can to keep residents healthy while also keeping the economy going.”

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Refugee advocates slam Government for Budget slashing humanitarian intake amid coronavirus

Refugee advocates have slammed the Federal Government for slashing Australia’s humanitarian intake by 5,000 people a year in Tuesday night’s Budget.

The Government has introduced a new cap of 13,750 places a year, down from 18,750 — cutting the number of people allowed into the country for humanitarian reasons by more than a quarter.

Jana Favero, director of advocacy and campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), said the

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Australia to Run Record Budget Deficit as Government Cuts Tax, Boosts Job Support | Investing News

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia pledged billions in tax cuts and measures to boost jobs on Tuesday to help pull the economy out of its historic COVID-19 slump in a budget that tips the country into its deepest deficit on record.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s conservative government has unleashed A$300 billion in emergency stimulus to prop up growth this year, having seen the coronavirus derail

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Welsh Government ‘actively considering’ quarantine rule for people travelling from UK lockdown areas | Wales

The Welsh Government is “actively considering” imposing quarantine restrictions on people travelling into Wales from areas of the UK with high levels of coronavirus.

First Minister Mark Drakeford had previously called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to introduce travel restrictions for people in areas of England under local lockdown.

People living in parts of Wales subject to local restrictions must not enter or leave that area without a reasonable excuse

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Victorian Government unsure when Melbourne’s 5km coronavirus travel rule will be lifted

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says authorities are yet to decide what travel will be allowed once Melbourne moves to the third step in its roadmap out of coronavirus restrictions.

“I don’t know, I honestly don’t know,” Professor Sutton said, when asked if the 5-kilometre rule could still be in place after October 19, when restrictions were forecast to next ease.

He said the State Government would consider the

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Travel agent welcomes government support package



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A support package for travel agents will keep them afloat so they can recoup the costs of cancelled holidays, a tourism business boss says.

Flight Centre NZ managing director David Coombes said the $47.6 million travel reimbursement scheme announced today was good news for the industry.

“There’s still a long road ahead but we’re pleased to be

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Government policy must change if travel companies are to survive the Covid-19 pandemic



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The government’s announcement on 25 July of a quarantine for anyone returning from Spain torpedoed the nascent recovery of the travel industry. Bookings immediately dried up. 

Since then it’s gone from bad to worse. This week, the government removed Turkey, Poland, and Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba from its Travel Corridor list, meaning that travellers from those destinations must now self-isolate on arrival.

Consistent only

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Morrison government to announce new tax breaks designed to get the economy moving in a Covid world

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The Morrison government will use next week’s budget to remove the 47% fringe benefits tax (FBT) impost on the retraining businesses give redundant or redeployed workers, and extend some tax concessions for businesses with a turnover of between $10m and $50m.



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Green Party leader vows Government will spend one million a day on green travel



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The Green Party leader has vowed that the Government will spend at least one million euro every day on walking and cycling infrastructure.

Eamon Ryan told his party’s national convention on Saturday that the Government needs to give climate change the same urgent response as the pandemic has received in recent months.

Mr Ryan said: “In the upcoming budget

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The Government Of The Bahamas Introduces New Travel And Testing Protocols Designed To Eliminate The Need To Quarantine

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Islands of The Bahamas remains committed to welcoming visitors to its shores and providing an exceptional tropical vacation coupled with our world famous warm and friendly hospitality, while, responsibly enforcing public health and safety measures to protect residents and visitors alike.

While October 15 is still set for the reopening of the tourism sector, until October 31 all incoming visitors must “Vacation

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Most MA Hotels Will Close Without Government Bailout: Report

MASSACHUSETTS — As many as 603 of the state’s 900 hotels will close without federal government assistance, the American Hotel & Lodging Association said in a report released Friday.

The report, which calls on Congress to pass a federal aid package for the lodging industry, said the state could lose an additional 12,939 hotel jobs on top of the 15,454 jobs it has already lost. The lodging sector employed 40,562

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Ryanair loses legal bid against travel restrictions imposed by the Irish Government as a result of Covid-19



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Ryanair had challenged the legality of travel advice published by the Irish Government in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic (Niall Carson/PA)

Ryanair has lost a a High Court case challenging the Irish Government’s Covid-19 travel restrictions. 

The budget airline had challenged the legality of travel advice published by the Irish Government in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ryanair claimed the travel restrictions

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New travel guide offers latest destination advice – including resorts government warns against visiting

A travel firm has issued an essential guide for holidaymakers heading to a string of popular destinations – even those that the UK government advises against visiting.

The How to Fly (Almost) Everywhere guide provides prospective travellers with clear advice on which countries the UK Foreign Office advises against, whether package holidays are being provided, and which insurance is recommended.

Despite the UK government advising against all-but-essential travel to many

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