Syria sees spike in COVID-19 cases as fears grow of new wave

Syria sees spike in COVID-19 cases as fears grow of new wave

Internally displaced Syrian girls play together at Teh camp in northern Idlib, Syria May 5, 2021. Picture taken May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Khalil AshawiNew surge threatens collapse of health serviceLow vaccinations and summer visitors help spread Delta variantSurge worse in overcrowded rebel-held northwestAMMAN, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Syria is facing a new surge in COVID-19 infections … Read more

Queensland records no new COVID-19 cases as ‘super Pfizer weekend’ sees vaccination rates soar

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

There have been no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases recorded in Queensland as people turn out in large numbers to get vaccinated at walk-in hubs. The state also detected no new cases in hotel quarantine, making it a “double donut” day.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Saturday was a record day for vaccinations in Queensland, with 31,004 jabs … Read more

Provincial officials to speak as Ontario sees 577 new COVID-19 cases

Provincial officials to speak as Ontario sees 577 new COVID-19 cases

Provincial officials are set to make an announcement about Ontario’s COVID-19 response at 1 p.m. Tuesday. You’ll be able to watch that live in this story.  Ontario reported 577 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and seven more deaths.  Of the new cases, 452 are among individuals who have either not been fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown.  Here … Read more