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Emmerdale’s Amy Walsh ‘gutted’ she can’t act with real newborn baby due to COVID

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 19 February 2021

Amy Walsh

Amy Walsh’s ‘Emmerdale’ character Tracy Metcalfe is to give birth next week, and the 33-year-old star is disappointed she isn’t able to act alongside a real newborn baby at the moment, due the coronavirus pandemic

‘Emmerdale’ star Amy Walsh is “gutted” she cannot act with a real baby at the moment, due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

The 33-year-old actress’ character Tracy Metcalfe will give birth next week after her waters break in the village, and Amy is disappointed she hasn’t been able to hold a real-life newborn to act out her post-birth scenes.

She said: “I’m gutted at the moment we can’t have a real baby, we’re using dolls.

“I’m a little bit gutted, because I love newborn babies.

“But obviously it would be way too risky.

“So I’m glad we’re being safe in that department.”

Amy is also going to miss Tracy’s

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Israeli health worker forced ex-girlfriend into quarantine FOUR TIMES despite her not having Covid

Israeli health worker forced his ex-girlfriend into Covid quarantine FOUR TIMES despite her not having the virus

  • The 35-year-old health worker is suspected of misuse of power of office, fraud, violation of privacy and false imprisonment
  • The suspect ‘sent messages to his ex-girlfriend’s phone about her immediate need to enter isolation due to exposure to confirmed coronavirus patient’
  • But the woman had ‘not been exposed to such a person,’ Israeli police said 

An Israeli working for the health ministry is being investigated on suspicion of falsely forcing his ex-girlfriend into coronavirus quarantine four times without medical justification, police said Thursday.

The man, identified only as a 35-year-old resident of northern Israel, is suspected of various offences committed over several months, including misuse of power of office, fraud, violation of privacy and false imprisonment, a police

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Stimulus check update: Did COVID hurt your income or did you have a child in 2020? Filing tax return early may boost COVID stimulus check

Americans whose incomes dipped in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic may want to file their tax returns early this year to bank a bigger stimulus check.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the $1,400 stimulus payments proposed as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion “rescue plan” will be based on household incomes listed in either 2020 or 2019 tax returns, whichever is on file with the Internal Revenue Service when the Treasury Department starts cutting checks.

With lawmakers and the Biden administration pushing to finalize the next stimulus deal before mid-March, when supplemental unemployment benefits expire, Americans hit hard by the economic crisis last year could stand to benefit by filing their 2020 returns as soon as possible once the IRS starts accepting them on Feb. 12.

If your income dropped and you file a return before the checks go out, the payments will be based on

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Quarantine babies born during COVID give moms hope in 2020

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Jenna and Jarrett Fletcher started the coronavirus pandemic with the news of a miscarriage in March. They were devastated.

“We went through a lot of grief from that right in the midst of COVID,” Jenna Fletcher said. “We had to be isolated from everyone, so it was a bit lonely and challenging, but we just had to trust God.”

A month later, as the world was going into lockdown, they conceived another baby. It was the end of April and they were elated.

Quarantine gave them ample opportunity to try again, the couple joked.

“We were so excited and felt so blessed, but also we were sort of anxious from the previous miscarriage,” Jenna said. “This whole process has been difficult, but also full of joy.”

The expecting parents thought COVID-19 might be over in a few weeks, but then the anxiety started to

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