NT COVID-19 hospital patient numbers hit new record, as infected man dies in Tennant Creek

NT COVID-19 hospital patient numbers hit new record, as infected man dies in Tennant Creek

A man with COVID-19 has died in Tennant Creek and the number of coronavirus patients in Northern Territory hospitals has reached a new record of 95. Key points: The lockdown in the Tiwi Islands community of Milikapiti has been extended until Sunday afternoon COVID-19 cases for the last reporting period were readjusted to a new … Read more

Woman arrested for paying vulnerable person to get COVID vaccination on her behalf

Woman arrested for paying vulnerable person to get COVID vaccination on her behalf

A South Australian woman who needed a COVID vaccination for her employment has allegedly paid money to a vulnerable person to receive the jab on her behalf. Key points: A woman allegedly paid someone else to get a COVID jab on her behalf The woman attended the appointment, posing as the person’s carer She has … Read more

Unvaccinated Boston-area man in need of unlisted heart

Unvaccinated Boston-area man in need of unlisted heart

DJ Ferguson, a 31-year-old man from the Boston area who needs a new heart, will not be listed for a heart transplant because he has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an update from Tuesday of an online fundraiser. The page and several reports indicate that he is receiving treatment at Brigham and Women’s … Read more

‘Marginal minority’ in truck convoy with ‘unacceptable views’ doesn’t represent Canadians: Trudeau

‘Marginal minority’ in truck convoy with ‘unacceptable views’ doesn’t represent Canadians: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the “marginal minority” heading for Ottawa in a convoy of trucks that have “unacceptable opinions” doesn’t represent how most Canadians feel. He made the comments at a press conference on Wednesday evening, following reports from Global News that far-right and white nationalist groups see the convoy as an opportunity. Read … Read more

Wanted: Volunteers to catch COVID in the name of science

Wanted: Volunteers to catch COVID in the name of science

Test tube with Coronavirus label is seen in this illustration taken on January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 26 (Reuters) – The world’s first medical trial authorized to deliberately expose participants to the coronavirus is seeking more volunteers as it steps up efforts to help develop … Read more

After day of confusion, coronavirus face masks back in New York schools pending mandate appeal

After day of confusion, coronavirus face masks back in New York schools pending mandate appeal

NEW YORK (WABC) — Face masks were back in schools across Nassau County Wednesday after day of confusion following a state Supreme Court ruling and a quickly filed appeal. Nearly two dozen districts made masks optional after Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker ruled on Monday that the mandate issued by the state Department of Health … Read more

How Anthony Albanese plans to profit from Scott Morrison’s summer of discontent

How Anthony Albanese plans to profit from Scott Morrison’s summer of discontent

Late last year, Labor strategists knew their task for the summer was to give voters a better understanding of Anthony Albanese. To fill in the gaps of those who paid little attention to the federal opposition leader during the pandemic, but who can appoint every state premier. Then came Omicron, spiraling case numbers, PCR test … Read more

WA records 24 new COVID-19 cases as Bunbury cluster linked to Albemarle lithium plant grows

WA records 24 new COVID-19 cases as Bunbury cluster linked to Albemarle lithium plant grows

Western Australia has recorded 24 new local COVID-19 cases amid a growing Bunbury cluster, with the Premier warning it will not be possible to control the state’s outbreak. Key points: Nine new cases are from Bunbury and the rest are from the Perth area The Bunbury cluster is up to 17 boxes, 13 from a … Read more

NYC Schools New COVID Isolation Policy – CBS New York

NYC Schools New COVID Isolation Policy – CBS New York

NYC Schools New COVID Isolation PolicyCBS New York New York to send coronavirus rapid tests to students statewide before midwinter breakSILive.com NYC Schools Cut Covid Quarantine to 5 Days for Most StudentsThe New York Times Quarantine, Isolation Cut to 5 Days for NYC Students; NY Positivity Rate at Dec. LowsNBC New York View Full Coverage … Read more

Victorian COVID-19 hospitalizations at 1,089 as state records 35 deaths and 13,507 new cases

Victorian COVID-19 hospitalizations at 1,089 as state records 35 deaths and 13,507 new cases

Victoria has recorded its highest daily death toll from COVID-19 since 2020, but health authorities are still hopeful that the wave of Omicron infections has peaked and the strain on hospital systems will soon ease. Key points: Hospitalizations have remained around 1,000 in recent days Unvaccinated Victorians continue to make up a disproportionate share of … Read more