ACT records 13 new COVID-19 cases as international students given the green light to return to university next year

Sign for the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra.

The ACT has recorded 13┬ánew locally acquired COVID-19 cases.Key points:The ACT has recorded 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last nightVaccinated international students can return to study in the ACT for the beginning of the 2022 academic yearThe territory’s universities say the pandemic created ‘pent up demand’ for international students … Read more

Analysis: With boosters, masks and Green Pass, Israel sees a COVID-19 wave in retreat

Analysis: With boosters, masks and Green Pass, Israel sees a COVID-19 wave in retreat

JERUSALEM, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Four months into one of its worst COVID-19 outbreaks, Israel is seeing a sharp drop in new infections and severe illness, aided by its use of vaccine boosters, vaccine passports and mask mandates, scientists and health officials said.Israel was struck by its fourth coronavirus wave in June, fuelled by the … Read more