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3 million Rapid Tests reach Victoria, bulk order is of 44 million

The Victorian Government has received the first major delivery of 3 million Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) from its recent bulk order of 44 million,...

Victoria records 22,429 new Covid cases; Health Minister slams the unvaccinated

Victoria has recorded 22,429 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths in the past 24 hours. Hospitalisations took another jump, with 1229 now admitted with COVID-19, up from 1114...

Lockdown no solution, says Punjab CM, directs to focus on micro-containment zones, 100 pc testing

Ruling out a complete lockdown for now, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday directed the DCs of the six worst-affected districts to...

CM orders immediate recruitment of 400 nurses, 140 technicians to Punjab medical colleges

To strengthen the state’s healthcare capabilities amid the Covid surge, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered immediate recruitment of 400 nurses and...

81% of Punjab Covid samples show UK variant, CM asks PM to widen vaccination net

With 81% of the latest 401 samples sent by the state for genome sequencing turning up positive for the new UK Covid variant, Punjab...

NSW Health investigating source of COVID-19 case

NSW Health is undertaking an extensive investigation into the source of a new COVID-19 case, including the possibility of transmission within a hotel quarantine...

Punjab CM orders massive state-wide curbs to check covid surge

Clamping down heavily on the fresh Covid surge, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered massive state-wide restrictions beginning tomorrow, with closure...

Sydney Covid -19 exposure sites rapidly grow as cluster grows to nine

Testing centres are extending their opening hours across Sydney and Wollongong and a new pop-up site has been established as the number of venues...

Five more coronavirus cases detected in Victoria taking tally to 35

Victoria has recorded five new local cases of coronavirus overnight. The Victorian Government has announced the new numbers, which bring the cluster to 35. It is...

New steps in Victoria to reduce testing queues, transmission

In the biggest change to the COVID-19 testing system since the beginning of the pandemic, Victorians won’t have to line up to get a...
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Code Brown emergency in Victorian hospitals, first during Covid pandemic

The Code Brown activation is a first for Victoria during the pandemic. Deputy State Controller Adam Horsborough said health services have been considering calling a...

NSW records 36 covid deaths, deadliest day of pandemic

New South Wales has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic today with 36 deaths and 29,830 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours. There are 2,850...