N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 2 more deaths, 133 new cases, rapid tests offered in circuit breaker areas

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 65 new cases, and hospitalizations and ICU admissions rise

New Brunswick recorded two more COVID-related deaths Thursday and 133 new cases of COVID-19, the provincial dashboard shows. Sixty-three people are in hospital because of the virus, including 19 in intensive care. That’s down from 68 and 27 respectively on Wednesday. There are now 1,103 active cases across the province. A total of  81.8 per cent of … Read more

Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital to introduce rapid testing after COVID-19 scare

Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital to introduce rapid testing after COVID-19 scare

The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne will introduce mandatory rapid COVID-19 testing for visitors after a virus scare at the hospital’s neo-natal ICU.Key points:Victoria has recorded 1,571 new local cases and 13 deathsA parent visited the RCH neo-natal ICU and later tested positive to COVID-19The hospital says rapid antigen testing will begin for visitors this weekIt … Read more