S.Korea reports record daily COVID-19 cases; planning how to live with COVID-19

S.Korea reports record daily COVID-19 cases; planning how to live with COVID-19

People wearing masks take a walk amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at a Hanriver Park in Seoul, South Korea, February 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSEOUL, Sept 24 (Reuters) – South Korea has set a record for daily COVID-19 cases at 2,434, breaking the previous record set last month, as the country grapples with a wave … Read more

Russia’s COVID-19 deaths return to record daily highs

Russia's COVID-19 deaths return to record daily highs

A medical specialist wearing protective gear transports a person on a stretcher at a hospital for patients infected with COVID-19, on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana MakeyevaMOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia on Thursday reported 820 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, matching an all-time high set on Aug. 26, … Read more

Indonesia logs fewest daily COVID-19 cases in over a year

Indonesia logs fewest daily COVID-19 cases in over a year

Visitors wearing protective masks walk at a shopping mall after the ease of restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Willy KurniawanJAKARTA, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Indonesia on Monday reported 1,932 new daily coronavirus infections, the lowest since August 2020, data from country’s COVID-19 task force showed, and the … Read more

S’pore’s daily Covid-19 cases to hit 1,000 soon in ‘rite of passage’ before situation stabilises: Ong Ye Kung, Health News & Top Stories

S'pore's daily Covid-19 cases to hit 1,000 soon in 'rite of passage' before situation stabilises: Ong Ye Kung, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The majority of Covid-19 patients will now recover at home, rather than in hospitals or designated facilities, as Singapore braces itself for an exponential surge in cases over the coming weeks. This wave of infections was not unexpected and should be seen as a “rite of passage” for any country hoping to live … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine Australia rollout tracker by state: total number of people and per cent vaccinated, daily vaccine doses and rate of progress | Australia news

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout began in late February. Here we bring together the latest figures to track the progress of the rollout and Covid vaccination schedule. The data shows the total doses given in Australia, people vaccinated in Australian states and the percentage of the population who have received one dose or are double dose … Read more

Cancellation of NSW government’s daily COVID-19 press conference labelled ‘insulting’

Cancellation of NSW government's daily COVID-19 press conference labelled 'insulting'

The Mayor of one of Sydney’s 12 hotspot LGAs has labelled a decision to cancel the daily COVID-19 press conference an “insult to the community” at a time when the state is in crisis. Key points:From Monday, the NSW Premier will no longer hold a daily COVID-19 press conferenceNSW Health will instead publish daily videos outlining the … Read more

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian cancels daily COVID press conference as state sets new infection record

a boy and his mother in masks carrying groceries pass a fish market

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced the state’s daily 11:00am COVID-19 press conference will end from Monday, as the state recorded 1,542 new infections and nine deaths.The number of new cases is a new record for any Australian jurisdiction.Instead of the daily briefing, NSW Health will publish daily videos outlining the latest information.Ms Berejiklian said she … Read more