Staff and Students from School in Sydney's South-West Are Self-Isolating After Positive COVID-19 Case [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Staff and Students from School in Sydney’s South-West Are Self-Isolating After Positive COVID-19 Case [Headlines]

Malek Fahd Islamic School, Hoxton Park, is closed for deep cleaning. Alerts also in place for venues in Sydney's west, south-west and east.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 29 Oct 2020NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Staff and students at the Malek Fahd Islamic School at Hoxton Park, in Sydney’s south-west are now self-isolating after a child tested positive for coronavirus.

The school is closed for deep cleaning.

Alerts have also been issued for venues in the west and south-west, including Flip Out trampoline park at Prestons and Jasmins Lebanese Restaurant at Liverpool for last Sunday, and Westfield Bondi Junction in the east, last Saturday.

Germany and France are returning to lockdown as a second coronavirus wave sweeps across Europe.

About 1000 Europeans with COVID-19 are dying each day.

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The Consumer Group CHOICE is calling for better labelling of hand sanitisers.

It has found almost half of hand sanitisers checked don’t show the percentage of alcohol on the label.

The products need to be at least 60 per cent alcohol to be effective.

New South Wales Police will consult with individual schools about the possibility of not evacuating all students if more email threats are made.

Cyber police are investigating whether the threats which have been made against more than 30 schools, are coming from the same source.

Two Australian men with Motor Neurone Disease are the first in the world to receive a life-changing brain implant.

It allows them to operate a computer using their thoughts.

Aviation workers say they stand ready to take action against Qatar Airways over the invasive treatment of female passengers who were strip searched earlier this month.

The Transport Workers Union is meeting today to discuss possible industrial action.