Today’s headlines from the Hope News team
The World Health Organization has secured 120 million rapid coronavirus tests for low– to middle-income countries.
More than 33 million people around the world have tested positive to COVID-19 and nearly one million people have died.
Cardinal George Pell is returning to the Vatican, just months after being cleared of child abuse allegations against him.
The 79-year-old was once regarded as the third highest-ranking Vatican official.
Victoria has recorded seven more deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
Ten new cases have been reported in the state.
Only about a quarter of surveyed Australians say they got tested for COVID-19 when they had symptoms.
Of those who were tested, 13 per cent told Monash University researchers that they didn’t stay home while waiting for the result.
The hospitality industry wants the NSW Government to ease coronavirus rules on the number of people allowed in pubs, clubs and restaurants.
Industry groups say with community transmission falling, the restrictions should be changed to allow one-person per two-square metres.
Sydney Police are asking the public for help to find a man wanted over an unprovoked assault, in Sydney’s inner suburbs.
A 60-year-old man suffered a fractured skull after being punched by someone he bumped into in Glebe.
New research has confirmed a link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Scientists have discovered identical brain damage in both groups.
In tennis, Australian player John Millman has bowed out of the French Open in straight sets with a defeat to US Open semi-finalist Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
Australia’s James Duckworth and Alex Vukic have also been sent packing, while Dominic Thiem (Austria), Rafael Nadal (Spain) and Serena Williams (US) have all progressed.