15,131 New COVID Cases, 183 Deaths, 209K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

15,131 New COVID Cases, 183 Deaths, 209K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

Illinois health officials on Friday reported 15,131 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 183 additional deaths and over 209,651 new vaccine doses administered. In all, 1,680,908 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state since the pandemic began, according to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. The … Read more

Minister urges district administrations to expedite Covid vaccinations – Newspaper

Minister urges district administrations to expedite Covid vaccinations - Newspaper

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Thursday urged district administrations of Karachi, Hyderabad, Nowshera, Faisalabad, Quetta, Mingora and Mardan to expedite vaccination so that the country could be able to avoid fifth wave of Covid-19. “To ensure there is no 5th wave of Covid we have to meet vaccination … Read more

Virginia governor reveals his long Covid symptoms as he urges vaccinations | Virginia

More than a year after testing positive for Covid-19, Virginia’s governor, Ralph Northam, is warning about the importance of vaccines and the long-lasting effects of Covid.After a mild case in September 2020 that felt like a sinus infection, Northam said in a video briefing that he was recovering quickly, and he waited for his sense … Read more

Australia’s COVID-19 cases remain subdued as vaccinations rise

Australia's COVID-19 cases remain subdued as vaccinations rise

Beachgoers enjoy sunny weather at Coogee Beach in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations easing, following months of lockdown orders to curb an outbreak, in Sydney, Australia, October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Loren ElliottSYDNEY, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Australia’s COVID-19 cases remained subdued on Tuesday as its largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, gradually move towards … Read more

Sydney eases more COVID-19 restrictions as vaccinations pass key milestone

Sydney eases more COVID-19 restrictions as vaccinations pass key milestone

Shoppers wait to get inside stores with limited capacity at a city centre mall as businesses re-open to vaccinated patrons in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations easing, following months of lockdown orders to curb the rise in the number of cases, in Sydney, Australia, October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Loren ElliottSYDNEY, Oct 18 (Reuters) – … Read more

Melbourne to ease Covid lockdowns as vaccinations rise

MELBOURNE: Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday. By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been under six lockdowns totalling 262 days, or … Read more

Melbourne to ease world’s longest COVID-19 lockdowns as vaccinations rise

Melbourne to ease world's longest COVID-19 lockdowns as vaccinations rise

People wear protective face masks in the city centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sydney, Australia, September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Loren ElliottMELBOURNE, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its … Read more

Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds

Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds

MANILA, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines started vaccinating young people aged 12-17 against the coronavirus on Friday, hoping it will enable schools to safely reopen even as the country battles one of Asia’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks.It follows many other countries in expanding its immunisation drive to minors.Authorities plan a pilot run of a return … Read more

Melbourne set for COVID lockdown exit despite record cases as vaccinations spike

Melbourne set for COVID lockdown exit despite record cases as vaccinations spike

A lone woman, wearing a protective face mask, walks across a city centre bridge 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 Sanders/File PhotoSYDNEY, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Melbourne will exit months of COVID-19 lockdown next week helped by a … Read more

New Zealand seeks to ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations amid persistent cases

New Zealand seeks to ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations amid persistent cases

A vaccination centre sign directs the public during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona Goodall/File PhotoOct 12 (Reuters) – New Zealand expects to administer a record 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses in a single day during a mass immunisation drive on Oct. … Read more