Two people have arrived in Sydney from southern Africa with Covid-19

Urgent analysis is under way after two passengers from southern Africa who arrived in Sydney tested positive for Covid-19 amid concerns Omicron is already here. Passengers who arrived in Australia from southern Africa have tested positive for Covid-19 as concern brews they may be infected with the new variant of concern, Omicron. Two travellers tested … Read more

Queensland flood warnings to remain

By 7:36AM November 28, 2021 Flood warnings across Queensland will remain in place for the coming days as the state experiences continuous heavy rainfall. Flood warnings across Queensland will remain in place for the coming days as the state experiences continuous heavy rainfall. Read Next Source link

Urgent testing after travellers from southern Africa test positive for COVID-19 in Sydney

Urgent genomic testing is underway in New South Wales to determine whether two overseas arrivals who tested positive to COVID-19 after landing in Sydney are carrying the new Omicron variant. A Qatar Airways flight from Doha, which arrived at Sydney Airport about 7pm last night, was carrying 14 passengers from the nine southern African countries … Read more

World races to contain new COVID-19 variant Omicron

The Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution met today to review what is known about the #COVID19 variant B.1.1.529.They advised WHO that it should be designated a Variant of Concern.WHO has named it Omicron, in line with naming protocols A series of countries across the world began restricting travel from the region, … Read more

Wellington Phoenix still without major sponsor as A-league Women’s season approaches

The Wellington Phoenix women’s team will make history next Friday when they run out against the Western Sydney Wanderers in their first-ever A-League Women’s game. Key points: Wellington Phoenix head coach Gemma Lewis says it’s “disappointing” New Zealand’s first professional women’s team is yet to find have a major sponsor Phoenix were given the green light … Read more

‘1/4 of My Life in Lockdown’: Children Among Vaccine Mandate Protesters Marching in Melbourne

By 3:42AM November 28, 2021 Police estimated that around 20,000 people marched in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, November 27, against mandatory vaccinations, vaccine passports, and other COVID-19 restrictions, the ABC reported. Demonstrators had rallied multiple towns and cities across the country, including Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin, according to Children were among those … Read more

Thousands Across Australia Protest Against Vaccine Mandates and Restrictions

Thousands of people took part in demonstrations in around 30 towns and cities across Australia on November 27 against vaccine mandates and measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Crowds gathered in Sydney and Melbourne, as well other towns and cities including Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin, according to local media. Around 9,000 people attended … Read more

Omicron cases suspected in two countries

Two more countries may have been infected with the Omicron variant after recent travellers from South Africa tested positive to coronavirus. Fears the Omicron variant has spread further throughout Europe are mounting as health officials in the Netherlands and Germany suspect travellers from South Africa have brought the infection across. On Friday, the Belgian government … Read more