China’s zero-Covid approach, healthcare system, reopening plans

China's zero-Covid approach, healthcare system, reopening plans

Volunteers in protective suits handle garbage outside an apartment building at College of Arts and Information Engineering of Dalian Polytechnic University in university town of Zhuanghe on November 15, 2021 in Dalian, Liaoning Province of China. More than 60 students in university town of Zhuanghe city have been diagnosed as COVID-19 cases, as of Sunday … Read more

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall outlines COVID-19 requirements ahead of state border reopening

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall outlines COVID-19 requirements ahead of state border reopening

Fully vaccinated travellers from central Sydney and Melbourne will be allowed into South Australia when borders open on Tuesday, the state’s Premier announced today.Key points:Fully vaccinated travellers from Victoria and New South Wales will be permitted to enter SA from Tuesday, except for Byron BayAnyone entering South Australia will need to register their detailsExemptions can still … Read more

Five reasons NSW Covid case numbers have stayed low since reopening | Health

When New South Wales exited lockdown in October, the premier, Dominic Perrottet, warned that with extra freedoms would likely come extra cases and hospitalisations. Modelling predicted up to 1,900 daily cases during the state’s first easing and a second, larger peak around Christmas. The Burnet Institute forecast hospitalisations would peak between 2,286 and 4,016 in … Read more

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-COVID countries cost of reopening

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-COVID countries cost of reopening

Passengers from Amsterdam arrive at Changi Airport under Singapore’s expanded Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) quarantine-free travel scheme, as the city-state opens its borders to more countries amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Singapore October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File PhotoRecord surge in deaths and infection points to risksDeath toll of 280 driven by Delta variant, … Read more

NSW Covid update: Perrottet flags reopening international borders ‘as quickly as possible’ | New South Wales

The New South Wales government has sent its strongest signal yet that it plans to resume international travel ahead of the date set by the commonwealth, with the state’s new deputy Liberal leader saying hotel quarantine was “fast becoming redundant”.Ahead of the state’s reopening on Monday after 106 days in lockdown, the NSW Liberals deputy … Read more