The Latest: Key US senators test positive for virus
North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis and Utah Sen. Mike Lee both said Friday that they had tested positive for the virus. Michelle Lujan Grisham is taking a cautious approach to lifting health restrictions and reopening the economy. Parson and his wife, Teresa, tested positive on Sept. 23. Wim Rungwattanachinda said Thaksin tested positive again when he went to a hospital, and he was treated for about two weeks before being released. ___DES MOINES — Iowa posted more than 1,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day.
Asia Today: Australia, New Zealand to partially open borders
(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)MANILA – Australia and New Zealand on Friday announced a partial opening of their borders to travel between the neighboring countries. But New Zealand will continue to insist on travelers from Australia going into hotel quarantine for two weeks on arrival. Australian authorities have concluded that New Zealand posed a low risk of COVID-19 transmission to Australia, McCormack said. The South Australia state capital Adelaide would likely become the next city to allow quarantine-free travel from New Zealand, McCormack said. When New Zealand would allow quarantine-free travel from Australia was a question for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, he said.