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

Victoria’s rising COVID-19 cases put pressure on contact tracers but system working, experts say

Victoria's rising COVID-19 cases put pressure on contact tracers but system working, experts say

In the past few days, Victoria has notched up hundreds of new mystery cases, as the outbreak overruns the state’s contact tracers.While it is uneasy to see case numbers climb back into figures not seen since the deadly second wave last year, this is part of the plan: To keep a lid on case numbers while we race … Read more