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over 900 deaths, there were too many grieving families and not enough workers to help bury the dead . some communities are now relying on volunteers. you just give them one that we don't receive any payment. we do our job from the heart. he cleans the bodies and also drives coffins to the symmetry must be the number of this is so high here. so this is what we can do to help the families. they work from morning to night. every day they see more families in anguish. seeing the conditions of these families, i feel in my heart and need to help them. i think about them even after i get home . ah, this is just one of many coven, 19 burial sites in indonesia, at all hours, hearses and ambulances. keep up with more bodies to be buried
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away, sick people, more people are dying alone in their home and most never had the chance to be treated in hospital as the death toll rise of covert 900 burial size. overwhelmed and grave digging have to work well into the night to keep up with demand. indonesia covered 19 fatality rate is the highest in se asia. but experts warn the government's data doesn't reveal the extent of the crisis. we pray take that the real number of those who died from coffee 9 teens should be treat to far as time higher than the officials. number each day, indonesia cases and deaths rise to record levels and more families come here to more those they've lost jessica washington out to 0, chicago. it's been more than 18 months since the corona virus emerged in china's
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war hand, forcing the city into what seemed at the time and unimaginable locked down. since then, several vaccines have been produced, tested and rolled out on a mass scale production shortages, distribution inequality, and a new variance are threatening the freight, fragile progress made against the virus. more than 4000000 people have now been killed by colbert 19. but the w. h. o says that up to 3 times more people have died directly or indirectly. as a result of the plan that make than official figures suggest more than $100.00. 19000000 cases have been recorded with several countries currently hitting record highs, including indonesia, thailand and vietnam. and cooper that's across the continent of africa jumped more than 40 percent last week alone. 12.9 percent of the world has now been fully vaccinated, but that rate drops significantly in poor countries. only around one percent of
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africans have actually been vaccinated. so the pen that make is far from over, which is why the u. k. government is facing intense scrutiny over its plans to reopen the economy and remove all corona virus restrictions on monday. it's being called freedom day when people will no longer be required to wear face masks in public, or to maintain social distancing. but the u. k. has one of the highest rates of daily infections in the world. and on sunday, registered at 48000 new corona, virus infections for more on this verola just the christmas that joins us live now from cambridge in the u. k. so thank you so much for joining us here on al jazeera, obviously, there's a lot of confusion around the world, and i have to say in the u. k as well, about this and new direction, the government is going in looking at the number of infections. what do you make of the decision to have freedom day on monday tomorrow?
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well 1st of all, yes, we are looking at roughly $50000.00 cases per day that we know about. and that's important because of course, remember that about 50 percent of the cases of chrome bars have no or few symptoms . and so people often don't know they've got the virus. so we can probably double that. we're probably looking at $100000.00 cases per day at the moment, which does seem stupendously high. but if you take that number and ask when we had our last outbreak, the big wave in january, which was caused by the circle, kent or alpha variance. what will we seeing in terms of cases in hospital and what are we seeing in terms of those cases in hospital translating into mortality, some crone of ours. and it's like night and day. it couldn't be more different because now what we're saying is very high levels, $50000.00 cases that we know about per day. but what we're not seeing of those cases translating into people in hospital or thank goodness people who are passing
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away. there's a very, very significant difference between when we had previous outbreaks and now, and this is being attributed to the impact of the vaccine with 90 percent of u. k. adults having had at least one dose, the vaccine and close to 70 percent. having had 2 doses of the vaccine, which is the crucial number that we think we need to combat the delta of air in which is accounting for the vast majority of cases here. now. so it's that difference which is giving the government the confidence to say, well, despite these cases will nevertheless now open things up. and we will actually allow people to go about their business. but they're not saying don't do these things. don't use public health measures don't use face covering while they are saying is it will no longer be a legal requirement to do a lot of these things. and that sort of pushing the bug onto other individuals such as transports chief, such as businesses, pub, restaurant clubs and saying, you make a policy which people have to follow when they're in your jurisdiction. i mean,
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i suppose the science and the politics have always had to go hand in hand than many of the decisions taken in tackling the pandemic everywhere. have often had to be political decision. lock down is a political decision, but we are still seeing increases in cases as you've said, basically the link between cases and that has been weekend to know quite broken, but certainly weekend. but isn't it also the case that the more cases you have, the more you increase the chance of developing a new variant, which no one knows but could be resistant the vaccines. absolutely. and the way in which these viruses work, just like, oh, of ours is in fact, just like a life on earth. when genetic material gets copied and viruses are nothing more than an infectious bag of genes and genetic material. there is a small chance in some cases, a big chance in other cases that genetic spelling errors will creep in. that's a mutation. this is how viruses evolve and change, and this is where the variance come from. so anyway, when as a very high level of circulation of a virus,
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you will increase the likelihood of getting variance. but the thing to consider is, as you've already been broadcasting earlier in this report, there are other places on earth that have very, very high levels of ours turnover as well. and so when you take into account the fact this probably 7000000000 people who haven't had corona vars yet, or haven't actually been vaccinated yet, and that's a big headache in its own right. that's plenty of other cases to be getting on with, which means is plenty more opportunities for veterans to emerge in that vast excess of cases which is coming compared to the few 1000000 cases that are happening in the u. k. so yes, it's a risk factor in terms of disclosing baron's home, but they are all polenta of opportunities for the same sort of variance to emerge internationally in other countries with big numbers of cases. so it's on that basis that the government has confidence saying, well, we're not taking a risk, but any bigger than any other country in the world that has a high virus turnover at the moment. i mean,
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obviously the pressure is always to try to get back to some kind of normality. but then again, in the u. k. schools did reopen in march. most shops opened in april little by little. we were in a situation where you could really call it a lock down something you think that may be just to play it safe, especially because as you say, variance could emerge from any country at any time and arrive here in the u. k, which, you know, a lot of people travel through in one way or another. but you think, especially because of that, maintaining the necessity to where me ask for the obligation to we're face masks, for example, inside would have been worth the risk. i mean, why do you think that the government and i mean, do you think the government is right to take the decision that it's taking tomorrow? what the government have done isn't to say, don't wear faith coverings. what the governments have done is to say it is not a legal requirement to do this. and there she quite different things they have asked and invited various entities that operate then use that the public will be using or gathering in to make their own policies. and really it will be up to the
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public to also exercise some degree of personal for me for interrupting you. but it was up to the public back in march 2020. when we were already seeing what was happening in china part of the parts of asia and initially especially boys, johnson, even at that time, left it to the public's common sense, i think was the phrase he used. and in the end it didn't really work very well. in lockdown had to be imposed. do you think the public is different now a year and a half into the pandemic? well i and people have complied for a really long time, really very well. but i think also people see that they need to get back to normal because if, if you continue to kick the can down the road in this way, there's no end in sight. and i think the prominence to put it quite well when he use the phrase, if not now, when, because the problem is that if we don't do this now, then there will always be the opportunity to make all of the same arguments for not doing this at any point in the future, i'm right now. we really are in
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a propitious situation with the arrival of summer because in summertime bars to spread less well, most of the many of the anyway, we've also got schools on holiday. we've got people who are workers on holiday, and that means less pressure on public transport. it means less role for schools in spreading infection and less overall disruption. and therefore, we have a number of factors that make it more advantageous to try to do this. now compare, but if we were to wait and realistically if we were to wait, we will be waiting a much longer time, i guess will be interesting to see how things develop over the next few weeks. and we'll moment have her ologist christmas. joining us now from cambridge, sir, thank you so much for sharing your views and exposure with us. now for many decades, native american children in the united states were sent to w. run boarding schools in an effort to assimilate them into the broader european base society that had taken their lands somehow. call it a deliberate effort, a cultural genocide in south dakota. one indigenous community has reclaimed the
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remains of the children who died in the schools. reynolds reports, oh, with the sound of drums and prayer songs the remains of 90 congo or yacht, a laquata children returned home to their native land. the. their story is a long and painful one, stretching back over 140 years. be a lot of sadness here today. beginning in a 79 native children from the la cota and other tribes were sent to government run boarding schools. the 1st group embarked on steamships from this point on the missouri river headed for a government school in far away carlisle, pennsylvania law. the kids with this last placed his parents here and both tens of thousands of native children entered boarding schools. the project was meant to assimilate to destroy native language, culture and religion,
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and to turn the young people into model christian americans. but many did not survive the schools harsh regime of maltreatment, neglect, and disease. for decades, the cota children lay buried in carlisle cemetery but they were never forgotten. after years of effort to properly identify the remains and then carefully examine them, children including little hawk hollow, horn bare strikes, 1st swift bare and others who left so long ago or surrounded by their people. once more. that's who to come home. does it make you feel emotional? going to her home. really happy, young luck. oh, to reflect on the hardships their relatives endured. i would have been full of care . i would have been full of i would expect nothing but death. to be honest,
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it's almost a nauseating feeling to, to realize what these kids been through. the children's remains replaced on the ground inside, especially constructed t p. they're surrounded by relatives and religious leaders. they were welcomed home in a private prayer ceremony. later the entire community gathered as the remains were laid out, wrapped in buffalo hides and surrounded by sacred sage people prayed long into the night. the homecoming is an event of enormous emotional and spiritual importance to his people says organizer russell eagle bear. there's a re awakening. of our people, and that's an important, you know, we need to, we can be living in grief all the time. and on the following day, the children were laid to rest in the local cemetery home at last, in the land where they belong. robert old al jazeera mission, south dakota,
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apache tele honda is the executive producer of the newscast, the indian country today. she also attended a boarding school for native americans. she explains why the us government decided talk knowledge the historic tragedy. well, in canada, the government formerly apologized to the 1st nations people, they're not, government has never done that. so that's $11.00 step as far as payment. i don't think that that will ever happen. but, you know, we have treaties with the us government and those treaties have never been fulfill . and so allocations are funding for health care, i think is really important. and then education and housing. so one thing the pandemic has really shown is that because of those, the lack of funding that the government has promised we have really harsh situations on reservations now. so, you know, it's going to take some time, but i think that this is, it's all like this. everything is coming together with the outcome of the pan genic
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under seeing how these graves have been found in canada. and then looking at the u . s. boarding schools again phoenix indian school which i attended was open for 909 years. there is no known marked graveyard there. you know, we know hundreds of kids died at that school. what happened to their bodies? and we have there's a really good exhibit at the heard museum here in phoenix, arizona. and the exhibit is on lines for people can go online and watch it and see that jeremy, the have letters. they're written by school administrators to pair and seen your child guide, and we buried them in a nice christian ceremony. and i just wanted to let you know that, but there was no effort to send the child home. and in those early days it was because the costs are so expensive and they didn't hold value for native lives and didn't see it necessary to return the remains to the family. so where are these kids burying?
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columbia's armed forces have seized the $1.00 tons of cocaine after intercepting a vessel. it's see officials arrested 5 people on board were trying to throw their stash of drugs overboard before being apprehended by decades fighting drug trafficking. columbia remains one of the world's pop producers of co, okay. the u. n's world heritage committee is proposing to label the great barrier reef in danger. the australian government describes it as politically motivated with the body being influenced by their current host, china, but cambra was 1st warned of the in danger listing in 2014. several bleaching events have happened on the reef in the past 5 years, triggering widespread loss of coral in 2019 australia as own reef authority downgraded its condition from poor to very poor. and venice is also at risk of being put on the unesco list of endangered sites,
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actually at hope the recent buying a large cruise ships from entering the cities waterways might have been enough to save it from the list, but the world heritage committee says the lagoon is still at risk of climate change flooding and heavy rains. the buddies, the body says over tourism is also a large concern. without action, venice could have its world heritage status removed entirely. so the come on, i'll just say we're this news our, the defending toward the france champion stands on the paris podium again. jemma will have all the sports coming out ah, 2020 the year of lock downs and social distance saying you can't reach across the screen and get someone. ali re explores one of the global pandemic biggest side effects loneliness. everyone who lives alone has been forced to be socially isolated for the 1st time ever highlighting its effects on physical and mental
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jim is here now with the sport. thank you. barbara. history has been made at golf open championship where american calling mar cower became the 1st man to win 2 different majors on debut. 2010 when louise ties and went into the font around for the one shot lead over more power. that advantage was gone off. he begged the fall to draw back into chevrolets at 11 on the par. so while the south african was dropping shots more cow, it was picking them up as he closed out his front line with 3 consecutive bodies to go 3 ahead of the chasing pack. with east hays and dropping away 2017 champion jordan speith was now mark, how is the nearest challenger? he made an eagle and 4 bodies in his round but was left a couple of babies as he finished on 1st on that left. and laura, how it with a 2 shot cushion playing the last time he almost ended his round in style. the body
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puts going just half the whole, but it didn't matter as they can free round of $66.00. so him finish 15 on the couple cliff space. so i off doing losses tga championship at the 1st offense. he's repeated that fee on his open davy to become a 2 time major champion in the garden of england. so 24. it's so hard to look back at the short 2 years that i've been a pro and see what i've done because i want more, you know, it's, it's so early on and i enjoy these moments. and i love it. and i think i need to teach myself to embrace it a little more, maybe spend a few extra days sitting back in drinking out of this. but yeah, and you do your yeah, i just one more mark habit will be competing at the take your lympics next, but one person he won't be is fellow american coco golf. the 17 year old tennis has withdrawn from the games off the testing positive for corona virus is the father blow to the competition office. several of the high profile players had already pulled out,
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including serena williams that roger federer and rough found the dow and concerns for those who are going to take a with a further 10 in 1900 cases inside the village, including team members of the south african football spots out of hunters and associated press correspondent in tokyo. he says, while the international olympic committee may be concerned by the infections in the village, they remain confident in the protocols they've put in place. there are so many strict rules that governing most of the competitors and all of the support staff as well to be tested every day and kept strictly within that bubble. i think it's more of the optics of how this all looks to a public here that the majority of which are against the games happening. they wanted it to be postponed and they continue to feel that way. there's going to be more protest withheld over the next few days. so this is, by far, the most strict sporting event i've covered since the pandemic began in terms of the covey protocols in place. and we took them out of champions league on import wimbledon. the year arose recently as well, nothing compared to this. we have to take 3 consecutive pc our test on consecutive
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days, even before getting on the flight. when we arrive, we have to take another test, went through about 2 hours worth of paper work at the airport. that will reports of some members of, of teams having to wait at the apple for around 5 hours, even 7 hours at the other airport to rita, here in tokyo, she's taken a long, long time to get through. then when you arrive, you go an official app here at the olympics on your phone where you constantly having to put in your temperature every day. you have to have the test that the 1st 4 days when you're here too. and you're only allowed to go to specific accredited areas, your hotel here at the media center in the venue. so it is very, very strict. and for the athletes and the media, you feel like this is going to be a lympics throughout that. it's like no other better thought for 6 polish competitors who landed back in warsaw from take you with it. there are lim picked dreams in tatters. the relay some is, have just arrived in japan as part of a 23 strong contingent. went on administrative era by the polish,
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assuming federation came to light, the theme had either failed at ross miss athletes. so a decision had to be made on to send home parents and then pick some of the have to find an open, less calling for the federation to resign, saying they've been exposed to as a laughingstock. you know, it's me sickle, i'm sad. i'm sorry, i'm angry. it's a feeling of helplessness. these feelings are indescribable. it's not a case of something we've been working on for just a few weeks or months before the olympics. there have been years and years of sacrifice and hard work, cheating, training over family life. louis hamilton has won a formula ones at british, on pre, for an 8 time, after threatening races elverson, about champion stopped some seconds behind, could lead up to stephan, but he caught up with him and was in both in a big crash on the 1st lap that sent his red bull rival, spinning off the track. the stephanie walked away from the high speed, smashed,
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but was taken to hospital as a precaution, but he has been given the nuclear. how incident was handed a 10 2nd penalty for the incident. once he served in the pitts mercedes drive at chase down race lead shala class a the taking the ferrari, it was less than 3 laps to go. a 2nd title 8, which was the 33 points that the sauce today is now down to 8. and the dutchman has since criticized hamilton on social media, calling his me dangerous and his post re celebrations unsportsmanlike, and disrespectful. i was along side down, looked at 6, and he was bumping wheels. me, you know, like and so i knew that he was somewhere on the inside, so i gave him space. and the next one i was really happy with the move and i was really far along side. but i could see he's not going to concede. and so anyway, it cut across me and we collided and got frustrated that, that you know, because we have to give space for one another. so then i knew i had to penalty and i was just like, you know what,
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i'm going to give it absolutely. everything for the team and for the fans here and we'll see where we get and just never gave up. felons calli. robin power has become the youngest winner in world rally championship history. the 20 year old got his breakthrough victory. a rally, a staying here on sunday, finishing a minute clear his eyes. i'm fittingly. he replaces his boss, the toy. matthew is the youngest ever when a lot, but i was 22 when he won his bus right back in 2008 today forgot to has successfully defended at the top of france. title off the ceiling victory. this year's race in paris on sunday. the civilian finished 7th in the ultimate stage, which was a time trial on saturday, meaning only had to do with stay on his bike in the french capital to clinch the when on he did just that the final stage with one of the belgians, while the phoenix suns coach monte williams says his side must be whatever it takes to put them walking bucks a back on the plane and keep the n b a finals alive. the sons must win
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a game 6 for berries decider. jaime phoenix that's off the box, one game 5 to go 3 to up and on the cost of the bus and be a high school since 1971. but for your honest answer to come for the 33 points in the 123119 victory and rosanna milky. and now have the chance to catch the pie some in front of the home funds on tuesday. what was the, we know what to do? this is one game away from the know me being a champion. no. been in the history of this game. you know, the know is that they, you know, nobody can take it away from the alarm and, you know, doing this for us in front of our families, in our fans. it's big. you know, we notice going on the easy we didn't expect it to be. and i mean it's har, coach said it all year long. know everything we was on the other side of hard and i
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don't know harder in this, you know, so we got to regroup, learn from the game, but it's over, you know, we, i get ready for again, 6 back to japan and brazil's football as have arrived in take care of the lympics, but one of the best art, what do you thinking about a career after retirement? surely, the 38 year old veteran donnie alvarez, took over the tunnel on board the team flight from the training camp in japan. the minnesota issued and safety instructions for the rest of his teammates, he'll be hastened to guide them to an limpid gold medal and not to make early emergency exit. see what i did that, barbara. i have a fallback or because you never know i know lately, i mean a very forward thinking like, you know, you've got that down to a gemma, thank you. and that is a to for this in news. our do stay with us, but i'm going to be back in just
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