COVID updates: National Cabinet agrees to include vaccine status in check-in apps

COVID updates: National Cabinet agrees to include vaccine status in check-in apps

Analysis shows Australia has second-lowest cumulative rate of COVID deaths out of OECD nationsReporting by Stephanie DalzellFederal government analysis shows Australia has the second-lowest cumulative rate of COVID-19 deaths compared to other developed nations.The data looked at the 38 countries in the OECD.It shows Australia had just 0.75 deaths per 100,00 people between January and … Read more

COVID live updates: NSW to trial shorter quarantine periods for fully vaccinated arrivals, Glen Innes and Hilltops into lockdown

COVID live updates: NSW to trial shorter quarantine periods for fully vaccinated arrivals, Glen Innes and Hilltops into lockdown

Tumut paramedic lodges Supreme Court challenge to COVID-19 vaccine mandate(ABC News)A Riverina paramedic’s legal challenge to the requirement for all NSW health workers to have a COVID vaccine may not be heard before the mandate is due to take effect.A state government health order requires healthcare workers, including paramedics, to have their first dose of the … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

COVID-19 live updates: Over 243,000 kids test positive in 1 week, nearly setting new record

More than 243,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 last week, marking the second-highest week ever for pediatric cases, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association.Students arrive at Ambridge Area Senior High School on the first day of Pennsylvania’s mask mandate for K-12 schools and day care centers on Sept. 7, … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Biden’s 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

COVID-19 live updates: Biden's 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

The number of COVID-19 patients currently in U.S. hospitals stands at almost 102,000 — more than four times higher than the number of patients one year ago (about 25,000), according to federal data.A nurse checks the IV’s inside the ICU as she works with a COVID-19 patient at Adventist Health Glendale on Sept. 1, 2021, … Read more