Sydney woman who sparked Newcastle COVID-19 lockdown fined $4,000

A woman wearing a mask holds her hand up

A Sydney woman who breached COVID-19 restrictions by partying in Newcastle before testing positive to the virus and sparking a lockdown has been fined $4,000.Key points:The woman and her friend travelled from Sydney to Newcastle in July and attended two parties Both parties were significant COVID-19 transmission eventsThey visited multiple shops at Charlestown Square without checking inPolice stopped … Read more

N.S. premier blasts organizers of religious gathering that sparked fatal COVID-19 outbreak

N.S. premier blasts organizers of religious gathering that sparked fatal COVID-19 outbreak

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston slammed the organizers of a religious gathering that led to outbreaks of COVID-19 in the province, including the deaths of three people. At the end of October, the Gospel Light Baptist Church in Amherst, N.S., hosted a gathering of more than 100 people and did not require proof of vaccination to … Read more