Victoria records 514 new COVID cases as state on cusp of vaccination milestone

Victoria records 514 new COVID cases as state on cusp of vaccination milestone

Victoria has recorded 514 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, as regional communities in the state transition in and out of lockdown.Contact tracers have linked just 148 of the new cases to known outbreaks.There were 61,961 test results received on Tuesday, and 41,758 doses of vaccine were administered at state-run sites.Around 68.3 per cent of Victorians … Read more

Biden’s team tightens grip on state use of Covid antibody treatments

Biden's team tightens grip on state use of Covid antibody treatments

President Joe Biden has sharply criticized DeSantis and others for resisting efforts to encourage mask wearing and ramp up vaccinations, vowing in a speech last week that if “governors won’t help us beat the pandemic, I’ll use my power as president to get them out of the way.” Still, until recently, the administration had shipped … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine Australia rollout tracker by state: total number of people and per cent vaccinated, daily vaccine doses and rate of progress | Australia news

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout began in late February. Here we bring together the latest figures to track the progress of the rollout and Covid vaccination schedule. The data shows the total doses given in Australia, people vaccinated in Australian states and the percentage of the population who have received one dose or are double dose … Read more

Australia’s Queensland state warns of possible COVID-19 lockdown

Australia's Queensland state warns of possible COVID-19 lockdown

A lone man sits at a deserted Federation Square on the first day of a lockdown, as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, July 16, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra SandersAustralia tops 2,000 cases for first timePolice fine former PM Abbott for not wearing maskCANBERRA, Sept … Read more

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian cancels daily COVID press conference as state sets new infection record

a boy and his mother in masks carrying groceries pass a fish market

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced the state’s daily 11:00am COVID-19 press conference will end from Monday, as the state recorded 1,542 new infections and nine deaths.The number of new cases is a new record for any Australian jurisdiction.Instead of the daily briefing, NSW Health will publish daily videos outlining the latest information.Ms Berejiklian said she … Read more