Victoria COVID cases grow by 1438; five deaths recorded

Victoria COVID cases grow by 1438; five deaths recorded

Victoria’s COVID-19 response commander Jeroen Weimar said authorities believed about a third of Thursday’s new cases were down to illegal gatherings, including AFL Grand Final parties, over Friday and Saturday.“As people have dropped their guard and decided it’s now as a grand final weekend, it’s a long weekend, we deserve a bit of a payback, … Read more

Syria sees spike in COVID-19 cases as fears grow of new wave

Syria sees spike in COVID-19 cases as fears grow of new wave

Internally displaced Syrian girls play together at Teh camp in northern Idlib, Syria May 5, 2021. Picture taken May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Khalil AshawiNew surge threatens collapse of health serviceLow vaccinations and summer visitors help spread Delta variantSurge worse in overcrowded rebel-held northwestAMMAN, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Syria is facing a new surge in COVID-19 infections … Read more