COVID-19: Pakistan records 11 deaths, 395 new cases in last 24 hours

COVID-19: Pakistan records 11 deaths, 395 new cases in last 24 hours

On Saturday, according to the latest stats released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) the country has reported 11 coronavirus deaths and 395 new cases in the last 24 hours (Friday). After adding the fresh cases the number of total infections now stands at 1,288,761. However, the overall death toll surged 28,823. Moreover, … Read more

Australia live news updates: Omicron Covid cases climb; Victoria records 13 deaths and NSW three; Sydney pub and club at centre of scare | Australia news

7.20pm EST 19:20 Frydenberg is talking about government advice they’ve got on Omicron. “The medical advice is still coming in, in terms of the Omicron variant but we have heard from the medical professionals and the Chief medical officer that it looks encouraging and that some of the early signs are more positive than initially … Read more

Victoria records 1,206 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths

Pedestrians walk across a crossing on a Moonee Ponds street, with Christmas decorations hanging from shops.

Victoria has recorded 1,206 new local COVID-19 cases and two deaths.There are now 11,145 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 582 people have died during the current Delta outbreak.There are 313 people in hospital, of whom 61 are in intensive care and 25 are on a ventilator.A further 43 people are in ICU but their infections are no longer considered active.The … Read more

NSW records eight new Omicron COVID-19 cases, bringing state total to 42

NSW records eight new Omicron COVID-19 cases, bringing state total to 42

Premier Dominic Perrottet has said an increasing number of cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in NSW would not impact the easing of restrictions next week.Key points:The state recorded 420 COVID-19 cases and one deathThere are currently 151 people n hospitalThe Premier said he was “very confident” about the virus situation in NSWThe total number of Omicron … Read more

Germany records highest daily COVID deaths since February

Germany records highest daily COVID deaths since February

Members of the medical staff in protective suits treat a patient, on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) treatment, suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Havelhoehe Community Hospital in Berlin, Germany, December 6, 2021. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Germany recorded the highest number of deaths from COVID-19 since … Read more

Queensland records first cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19

Queensland records first cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19

Queensland has recorded its first cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.A Nigerian man, who tested positive while in hotel quarantine in Cairns a few days ago, has been confirmed as a positive case of the new variant.The man flew into Queensland on Jetstar flight JQ950 from Sydney to Cairns on Friday, December 3, and … Read more

NT records zero new local COVID cases as lockout scheduled to lift in Greater Katherine tomorrow

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner says lockout restrictions will likely lift in Greater Katherine on Wednesday despite a high likelihood more COVID-19 cases will be found in the region in the coming days.Key points:Cases in the current outbreak remain at 61Positive wastewater results are still being returned in KatherineA final decision on Katherine’s lockout will … Read more

Queensland borders will reopen to interstate COVID-19 hotspots from next Monday, records no new community cases

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk addressed media conference on COVID-19

Queensland will open its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from interstate hotspots on 1:00am, Monday, December 13, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced.With 78.67 per cent of Queenslanders over the age of 16 fully vaccinated, the state is opening up to the hotspots ahead of the scheduled December 17 date.From next Monday, double-dosed travellers from hotspots – including … Read more

NT records one new local COVID case in three-year-old girl, as Katherine lockout is extended for 24 hours

Northern Territory Health Minister Natasha Fyles at a press conference.

The Northern Territory has recorded one new local case of the COVID-19, a three-year-old girl in Katherine.NT Health Minister Natasha Fyles said the girl had tested positive after taking a PCR test while receiving treatment in Katherine Hospital.Ms Fyles said the girl had seven household contacts and they were all being interviewed this morning.She said the girl lived in the Acacia Road … Read more

Ontario records spike in COVID-19 cases with nearly 1,200 new infections

Ontario records spike in COVID-19 cases with nearly 1,200 new infections

Ontario is reporting the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since May with nearly 1,200 new infections. Health officials recorded 1,184 new COVID-19 cases in Ontario on Sunday, which is the highest number in a single day since May 28 when 1,273 infections were added. Ontario did not report any new COVID-19-related deaths in the … Read more

South Australia records three new cases of COVID-19, including two cases of local transmission

A crowd of people line up for covid testing

South Australia has recorded three new COVID cases, including the first instances of local transmission since the state opened its borders to New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT last week.Key points:Two men aged in their 50s are believed to have caught the virus from an interstate traveller at an eventA child in quarantine has also … Read more

Victoria records 1,179 COVID-19 cases and six deaths

Pedestrians walk across a crossing on a Moonee Ponds street, with Christmas decorations hanging from shops.

Victoria has recorded 1,179 new COVID-19 infections and six deaths, taking the death toll in the current Delta outbreak to 518.The new cases were detected from 74,252 test results processed on Tuesday, and take the state’s number of active infections to 11,959.There are 299 COVID-19 patients in Victorian hospitals, with 43 active cases in intensive care and 18 patients on ventilators.The state’s … Read more

France records highest one-day tally in COVID-19 cases since April

France records highest one-day tally in COVID-19 cases since April

A COVID-19 patient connected to a ventilator tube in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, amid the coronavirus disease pandemic in France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit TessierRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterPARIS, Nov 30 (Reuters) – France has registered 47,177 new confirmed … Read more

Victoria records 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Two health workers in protective gear.

Victoria has recorded 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths as tighter border rules have come into force to respond to the new Omicron variant. There are now 11,331 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 503 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.There are 283 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 44 are in intensive care and … Read more

SA records three new cases of COVID-19, CHO Nicola Spurrier concerned about exposure sites in south-east

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South Australia records three new cases of COVID-19, as authorities say they are concerned about exposure sites in the state’s south-east.Key points:Authorities are trying to contact anyone who attended an event at a pub in Willalooka last SaturdayA number of exposure sites have been identified in the state’s South EastTesting requirements have changed for interstate arrivalsThe new cases … Read more

South Australia records two new cases of COVID-19, state reaches 80 per cent double vaccination

A line up of people with their luggage outside Adelaide Airport

South Australia has recorded another two new cases of COVID-19 — a man and a woman in their 20s who both acquired their infection interstate.Key points:The Premier says South Australia has reached 80 per cent double vaccination for people aged 16 and overThe state has also recorded two new cases of COVID-19Both were acquired interstateSeven people … Read more

Queensland records no new COVID-19 cases, recent outbreaks ‘closed’ as Minister apologises for border rules confusion

Queensland Health Minister Yvette D'Ath

The threat from Queensland’s latest COVID scares has been declared over by authorities with the good news coming as the Health Minister apologised for confusion over border rules.The state has recorded no new community cases and there are just five active cases in the state.Acting Chief Health Officer Peter Aitken said it had been a “week of good … Read more

Australian Tax Office says it can’t rely on crypto users’ own records

Australian Tax Office says it can't rely on crypto users' own records

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) says it can’t rely on crypto investors to keep track of their crypto transactions and profits — even though most investors try their best. Speaking at the 14th International ATAX Conference on Tax Administration conference on Nov. 23, ATO commissioner Chris Jordan stressed that many new crypto investors may not … Read more

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria has recorded 1,362 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths as the state enjoys a rolling back of border restrictions.There are now 10,887 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 494 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.There are 308 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 46 are in intensive care and 26 are on a ventilator.The health department … Read more

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner has blasted COVID conspiracy theorists as “tinfoil-hat wearing tossers” while announcing one new local case in the Territory.Key points:One new COVID-19 case was recorded overnightRockhole has moved from a hard lockdown to a regular lockdownNT Chief Minister Michael Gunner slammed conspiracy theorists spreading “insane” COVID misinformationThe new case is a teenager from … Read more

Victoria records 1,254 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths as state hits 90pc double vaccination threshold

Pedestrians wearing masks cross the road in front of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne

Victoria has recorded 1,254 new local COVID-19 cases and five deaths, as the state reaches its target of 90 per cent full vaccination for those aged 12 and over.Key points:Most of Victoria’s COVID restrictions lifted on Friday in anticipation of the state reaching the 90 per cent vaccination targetUnder new rules triggered on Friday, unvaccinated Victorians can … Read more

COVID cases break records in Europe, prompting booster shot expansion

COVID cases break records in Europe, prompting booster shot expansion

Slovakia, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Hungary post record daily casesSweden to roll out booster shots to all adultsProspect of mandatory vaccinations raises concernsWHO chief warns against ‘false sense of security’ on vaccinesBRUSSELS/PRAGUE, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Coronavirus infections broke records in parts of Europe on Wednesday, with the continent once again the epicentre of a pandemic … Read more

Northern Territory records three new COVID cases, including an infant in hospital

Northern Territory records three new COVID cases, including an infant in hospital

The Northern Territory has recorded three new local cases of COVID-19 overnight, Chief Minister Michael Gunner says.Key points:The NT’s current COVID outbreak now stands at 40 cases after three new cases were recorded todayOne new close contact exposure site has been identifiedChief Minister Michael Gunner says lockdown or lockout restrictions in Katherine will likely stay in place … Read more

Katherine lockdown extended as Northern Territory records two new local COVID cases

Katherine lockdown extended as Northern Territory records two new local COVID cases

The Northern Territory has recorded two new local cases of COVID-19 overnight, Chief Minister Michael Gunner says.Key points:Two people in Katherine, a 33-year-old woman and a 67-year-old man, have tested positive to COVID, taking the current NT cluster to 37 casesRobinson River will transition from a lockdown to a lockoutKatherine’s lockdown has been extended for another 48 hours, pending … Read more

Queensland records no new COVID-19 cases, health authorities to re-examine PCR testing ‘loophole’

Acting Chief Health Officer Peter Aitken at a COVID-19 press conference

Queensland authorities will examine “a loophole” in the demand for COVID testing that could allow people to travel to hotspots and return to Queensland without being tested interstate.Acting Chief Health Officer Peter Aitken said the testing rules once the state’s borders open to COVID-19 hotspots would be reconsidered after he confirmed Queensland had recorded no new cases.Under … Read more

NT records no new cases of COVID-19 overnight following nine Binjari cases

NT records no new cases of COVID-19 overnight following nine Binjari cases

The Northern Territory has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 overnight after nine new cases emerged late yesterday, Chief Minister Michael Gunner says.Key points:NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner says cases in Binjari could increase significantlyHe says the federal government is deploying resources to assist in the outbreakThere is a “real risk” the virus has seeded in other … Read more

NT records one new COVID-19 case as virus detected in outer-Palmerston wastewater

NT records one new COVID-19 case as virus detected in outer-Palmerston wastewater

The Northern Territory has recorded one new case of coronavirus, according to the Chief Minister.Key points:The case was not infectious in the community, Mr Gunner saidIt brings the total number of cases in the outbreak to 26Testing of wastewater in outer Palmerston has returned a weak positive resultThe new case is a 31-year-old fully vaccinated woman … Read more

Victoria records 797 new local COVID-19 cases and eight deaths, new tier 1 exposure sites listed

A woman in blue PPE holds up a syringe containing Pfizer vaccine.

Victoria has recorded 797 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths.There are now 14,131 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 424 people have died in the state during the current Delta outbreak. There are 394 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 72 are in intensive care and 44 are on a ventilator.LIVE UPDATES: Read our blog for the latest news on … Read more

Tasmania records new COVID case after man arrives in Hobart from Brisbane

Tasmania records new COVID case after man arrives in Hobart from Brisbane

A Victorian man who entered Tasmania from Brisbane on Sunday has been confirmed as a positive COVID-19 case.The man had intended to travel to Melbourne via Hobart this afternoon without leaving the airport but was not allowed to board the flight after Tasmanian Public Health authorities were told by their Queensland counterparts a test conducted on … Read more

Queensland records two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, Premier ‘still concerned’ about Gold Coast

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk provides a COVID-19 update

Queensland has recorded two locally acquired cases of COVID-19, both linked and in home quarantine, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced.Both cases are female, one a child under 10 and one in her teens, and linked to the Moree cluster.Neither had been infectious in the community.Queensland COVID-19 snapshotIn the past 24 hours:Locally acquired cases: 2Other sources: 2Tests: 9,474Queensland’s vaccine rollout (percentage of … Read more

Queensland records two new community cases of COVID-19, one in hotel quarantine

Queensland records two new community cases of COVID-19, one in hotel quarantine

Contact tracing teams are urgently investigating the movements of two people who tested positive to COVID-19 after spending several days in the Queensland community while potentially infectious.A 32-year-old man, who had had one dose of a vaccine, has contracted the virus on the Gold Coast and was in the community for six days while infectious.The man’s three close-contact family members, … Read more

Victoria records 1,003 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths

Melbourne COVID October 2021

Victoria has recorded 1,003 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths.There are now 15,031 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 390 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.There are now 471 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 84 are in intensive care and 46 are on a ventilator.The new cases were detected from 71,601 test results received yesterday.There were … Read more

Victoria records 1173 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

Victoria records 1173 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

Victoria recorded 1173 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths on Sunday morning, with the peak pharmacy body suggesting Australians will be receiving vaccination boosters for years to come.Victoria’s Department of Health said over 83 per cent of eligible Victorians were now fully vaccinated, with Australia reaching the vaccination milestone of 80 per cent of those … Read more

NT records one new COVID case on day two of lockdown and lockout restrictions

Michael Gunner talks at COVID presser.

The Northern Territory has recorded one new case of coronavirus, Chief Minister Michael Gunner says.Key points:The current NT outbreak has grown to threeKatherine and Greater Darwin are in day two of three-day COVID restrictionsThe new case is a 21-year-old woman who had received one vaccine doseThe new case is a 21-year old woman who arrived in Darwin from … Read more

Victoria records 1,268 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Healthcare workers in full PPE look on as other workers speak to people at car windows at a drive-through vaccination site.

Victoria has recorded 1,268 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths.There are now 16,662 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 352 people have died during the current Delta outbreak.There are 651 people in hospital in the state with COVID-19, of whom 106 are in intensive care, and 70 are on a ventilator.The new cases were detected from 65,410 test results received … Read more

BetaShares crypto company ETF smashes Australian records on opening day

BetaShares crypto company ETF smashes Australian records on opening day

Australian fund management company BetaShares’ new crypto company ETF smashed Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) records within the first 15 minutes of listing.The Capital Appreciation Portfolio Diversification (CRYP) fund enables investors to gain exposure to 50 pure-play listed crypto companies from around the world such as exchanges, mining companies and equipment firms. Some of the top … Read more

ACT records six new COVID-19 cases and another death — a man in his 40s

A hospital building seen from across a busy road.

A man in his 40s has died with COVID-19, as the ACT records six new locally acquired cases.”Sadly, ACT Health has been notified of the death of a man in his 40s with COVID-19 yesterday,” ACT Health said in a statement.”The man was being treated in the intensive care unit. ACT Health extends its sincere condolences … Read more

Queensland records three new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in Goondiwindi

Queensland records three new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in Goondiwindi

Queensland has recorded three new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in Goondiwindi as the mayor of the southern border town says he is concerned about gatherings in northern New South Wales.Key points:Two of Queensland’s three new COVID-19 cases were infectious in the community for daysPremier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned the virus will “hunt out” unvaccinated peopleVaccination rates among … Read more

Queensland records no new COVID-19 cases as Health Minister defends quarantine requirements for overseas arrivals

Queensland Health Minister Yvette D'Ath provides COVID-19 update at North Lakes Sports Club

Queensland’s Health Minister is standing firm on a decision to require hotel quarantine for returning overseas travellers after state borders open up to people from interstate COVID-19 hotspots next month.It comes as Queensland records another day of no new cases in the state, however new exposure site details have been listed for a Goondiwindi truck stop after a truck driver passed through on the … Read more

Queensland records zero cases of COVID-19 as Deputy Premier blames regional Queenslanders for low vaccination rates

Queensland records zero cases of COVID-19 as Deputy Premier blames regional Queenslanders for low vaccination rates

The low rates of COVID-19 vaccination in regional Queensland are not due to a lack of resources, the Deputy Premier says, as the state records another day of zero new cases.Key points:The state is due to reopen on December 17 and only 55 per cent of central Queenslanders are vaccinatedSuspended health staff have a week to follow … Read more

Victoria records 989 new local COVID-19 cases and nine deaths

Victoria records 1,377 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Victoria has recorded 989 new local COVID-19 cases and nine deaths, the first time daily case numbers have been below 1,000 since September 28.Key points:The death toll for the current outbreak in Victoria has risen to 318There were 16,158 doses of vaccine administered at state-run sites and more vaccinations at GP clinicsNew tier 1 venues have been … Read more

EverGrow Coin Continues to Beat all Crypto Records, Reaches 55K Holders and $900 Million Marketcap

EverGrow Coin Continues to Beat all Crypto Records, Reaches 55K Holders and $900 Million Marketcap

NEWARK, DE / ACCESSWIRE / October 30, 2021 / A project launched just over a month ago has taken the world of crypto by storm. EverGrow Coin, a deflationary token designed to become scarcer over time, was released without the usual hype or paid celebrity promotions, and yet has grown organically to record levels over … Read more

Queensland records zero COVID-19 cases as outgoing CHO shares online message to ‘get vaccinated’

Queensland records zero COVID-19 cases as outgoing CHO shares online message to 'get vaccinated'

Queensland has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 as outgoing Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young shares her final message to “get vaccinated” on her last day in the job after more than 16 years.Key points:Fewer than two-thirds of Queenslanders are fully vaccinated, despite the looming December 17 opening of the state’s bordersJust over three-quarters have … Read more

Victoria records 12 further COVID deaths and 1,036 new cases

People in a shopping centre, many on an escalator and most wearing face masks.

Victoria has recorded 1,036 new COVID-19 infections and the deaths of 12 people with COVID-19.The deaths take the toll from the current outbreak to 305.There are 702 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 80 on a ventilator.The new cases were found from 56,768 test results processed on Saturday and brings the number of active infections in … Read more

Queensland records no new community cases of COVID-19, as search begins for new CHO

Steven Miles stands in front of children's characters at Sea World.

Deputy Premier Steven Miles says Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as the state starts its search for a new chief health officer.The man slated to replace Jeannette Young will no longer be starting the job on Monday.Queensland COVID-19 snapshotIn the past 24 hours:Locally acquired cases: 0Other sources: 0Tests: 8,799Queensland’s vaccine rollout (percentage … Read more

Inaccurate and missing COVID records cause delays with vaccine certificates

A woman holding a smartphone with the vaccine certificate

As Victoria reopens and many venues and workplaces require proof of vaccination to operate in the new “vaccinated economy”, some people are being locked out due to inaccurate immunisation records.Key points:The Victorian Department of Health says about 10,000 people have reported missing or inaccurate COVID-19 immunisation dataServices Australia says vaccine providers have up to 10 … Read more

Victoria records 1,510 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

A social distancing sign.

Victoria has recorded 1,510 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths as the state moves closer to a further easing of restrictions later this week.Key points:The death toll from the current Delta outbreak in Victoria has risen to 234There were 28,232 doses of vaccine administered at state-run sites yesterday, and more at GP clinicsCity of Melbourne … Read more

Markets Hit Records; Is This Red-Hot Crypto Stock Next?

Markets Hit Records; Is This Red-Hot Crypto Stock Next?

Investors didn’t waste any time on Monday, continuing to push the stock market higher, building on gains from the past week. The Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX:^IXIC) was the only index not to close at a record high, but it posted the biggest gains, while the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) managed to … Read more

Peshawar records most Covid, dengue cases in KP – Newspaper

Peshawar records most Covid, dengue cases in KP - Newspaper

PESHAWAR: There is no let-up in the spread of coronavirus and dengue in Peshawar despite their declining incidence in other high-risk districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Five people lost life to Covid-19 and 91 were infected with it in the province on Saturday. Of them, four deaths and 49 cases were reported in the provincial capital. … Read more