COVID live updates: NSW to trial shorter quarantine periods for fully vaccinated arrivals, Glen Innes and Hilltops into lockdown

COVID live updates: NSW to trial shorter quarantine periods for fully vaccinated arrivals, Glen Innes and Hilltops into lockdown

Tumut paramedic lodges Supreme Court challenge to COVID-19 vaccine mandate(ABC News)A Riverina paramedic’s legal challenge to the requirement for all NSW health workers to have a COVID vaccine may not be heard before the mandate is due to take effect.A state government health order requires healthcare workers, including paramedics, to have their first dose of the … Read more

Live Breaking News: NSW, Victoria lockdown easing restrictions and rising Covid cases

Live Breaking News: NSW, Victoria lockdown easing restrictions and rising Covid cases

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a surprise eased restriction as a reward for NSW reaching a major vaccine milestone.Hello and welcome to Wednesday’s live Covid coverage.NSW hospitality leaders are calling on Premier Gladys Berejiklian to provide more guidance around the plan to reopen pubs and restaurants to vaccinated residents, with fears owners could be exposed … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

More than 243,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 last week, marking the second-highest week ever for pediatric cases, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association.Students arrive at Ambridge Area Senior High School on the first day of Pennsylvania’s mask mandate for K-12 schools and day care centers on Sept. 7, … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: ‘Spike’ of 122 new cases reported, province holds live update

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: cases reported at Plaster Rock, Campbellton schools

New Brunswick has recorded a big bump in positive COVID-19 cases related to Campbellton and Moncton clusters as multiple schools and daycares are closed Monday. The province announced 122 new cases of the virus Monday, accumulated over the weekend. Positive cases have been detected in 11 schools and three childcare facilities in the Moncton, Fredericton and … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Biden’s 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

COVID-19 live updates: Biden's 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

The number of COVID-19 patients currently in U.S. hospitals stands at almost 102,000 — more than four times higher than the number of patients one year ago (about 25,000), according to federal data.A nurse checks the IV’s inside the ICU as she works with a COVID-19 patient at Adventist Health Glendale on Sept. 1, 2021, … Read more

S.Korea planning to live ‘more normally’ with COVID-19 after October

S.Korea planning to live 'more normally' with COVID-19 after October

SEOUL, Sept 8 (Reuters) – South Korea is drawing up a plan on how to live more normally with COVID-19, expecting 80% of adults to be fully vaccinated by late October, health authorities said on Wednesday.The country is in the middle of its worst wave of infections, but it has kept the number of severely … Read more