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Australia Covid live update: NSW police call in army to help enforce new Sydney lockdown rules as state records 239 cases

New exposure sites from Victoria mystery case; lockdown rules change as NSW’s Delta outbreak death toll rises to 13, with a record 239 local cases reported; SA records two local cases overnight, both in quarantine. Follow live updates from all the day’s newsWill Sydney’s lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?NSW Covid news wrap; Morrison’s pivot from ‘it’s not a race’ to ‘go for gold’; Prolonged lockdown could tip Australia into another recessionRestrict...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, NSW


Australia Covid live update: new Sydney lockdown rules; NSW records 239 cases as death toll rises to 13; mystery case in Victoria

New exposure sites from Victoria mystery case; lockdown rules change as NSW’s Delta outbreak death toll rises to 13, with a record 239 local cases reported; SA records two local cases overnight, both in quarantine. Follow all the day’s news liveWill Sydney’s lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?Just 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld h...
Tags: Health, Science, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, NSW, Vic, SA


Will Sydney’s Covid lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?

State premiers including Victoria’s Daniel Andrews have criticised the lockdown settings in NSW as too laxFollow today’s live coronavirus newsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingGreater Sydney’s lockdown has already been extended by another four weeks but New South Wales health authorities are facing questions about what more can be done to limit the spread of Covid-19, as w...
Tags: Health, World news, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Georges River Continue


Australia Covid live news update: record 239 NSW cases as coronavirus death toll rises to 13; six cases reported in Victoria

NSW’s Delta outbreak death toll rises to 13 with a record 239 local cases reported; mask wearing now mandatory outdoors in eight NSW hotspot areas; PM says tighter restrictions on unvaccinated people will eventually be considered. Follow all the day’s news liveJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live news update: record 239 NSW cases confirmed by Gladys Berejiklian as death toll rises to 13; six cases reported in Victoria

NSW’s Delta outbreak death toll rises to 13 with a record 239 local cases reported; mask wearing now mandatory outdoors in eight NSW hotspot areas; PM says tighter restrictions on unvaccinated people will eventually be considered. Follow all the day’s news liveJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live update: record 239 new cases in NSW confirmed by Gladys Berejiklian; six cases reported in Victoria

NSW’s Delta outbreak death toll rises to 13 with a record 239 local cases reported; mask wearing now mandatory outdoors in eight NSW hotspot areas; PM says tighter restrictions on unvaccinated people will eventually be considered. Follow all the day’s news liveJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live news: Victoria reports six new cases; Queensland risk escalates; 2 million in western Sydney face tougher lockdown

Tighter restrictions on unvaccinated people will eventually be considered, PM says; Queensland’s risk of outbreak escalates; residents of eight NSW council areas banned from leaving hotspots unless they are essential workers; tradespeople now allowed into clients’ homes. Follow all the day’s newsJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrict...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Australian politics, Queensland, Sydney, Brisbane, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Young


Australia Covid live update: Victoria reports six new cases as 2 million in western Sydney face tougher lockdown

Residents of eight local government areas banned from leaving hotspots unless they are essential workers; tradespeople now allowed into clients’ homes. Follow all the day’s newsJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 12.19am BST If you’re looking for...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live update: 2 million in western Sydney face tougher lockdown as some construction resumes

Residents of eight local government areas banned from leaving hotspots unless they are essential workers; tradespeople now allowed into clients’ homes. Follow all the day’s newsJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 11.17pm BST Oooh, Victorian premi...
Tags: Health, Science, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, COVID


NSW records 11th death of outbreak – as it happened

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. This blog is closedNSW reports 177 new Covid cases as some construction restrictions liftedCautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreakFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbrea...
Tags: Health, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Western Australia, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments as NSW records 11th death of outbreak

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsNSW reports 177 new Covid cases as some construction restrictions liftedCautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreakFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta o...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian


Cautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreak, despite reliability concerns

Premier indicates rapid tests may be used by year 12 students returning to school as well as some businesses Follow the Australia Covid liveblogNSW Covid update: 177 new cases as some construction restrictions lifted and Sydney lockdown extended by a monthVaccine advisory group urged Australian health department in 2020 ‘to get as much as you can’NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingReviews of ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Australian education, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments; NSW records 177 cases as Sydney lockdown extended

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be in...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, NRL


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments; NSW records 177 cases as Gladys Berejiklian confirms Sydney lockdown extended four weeks

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be in...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Morrison, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live news update: NSW records 177 cases as Gladys Berejiklian confirms Sydney lockdown extended four weeks; eight cases in Victoria

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Queensland’s border remains closed to Victoria and SA; Victoria records eight local cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be included in financial support packages...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Lga, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live update: Sydney lockdown to be extended; Victoria records eight local cases; millions wake to eased restrictions

Queensland’s border remains closed to Victoria and SA; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, all in isolation; Simon Birmingham labels NSW jobkeeper pleas ‘political bickering’; Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce four-week lockdown extension. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be included in financial support...
Tags: Health, Science, Labor, Australia, Senate, World news, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Birmingham, Scott Morrison, Darwin


Australia Covid live update: Sydney lockdown to be extended; Victoria records eight local cases; millions awake to eased restrictions

Victoria records eight local cases overnight, all in isolation; Simon Birmingham labels NSW jobkeeper pleas ‘political bickering’; Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce four-week lockdown extension. Follow all the day’s newsVaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be included in financial support packages during lockdownsVaccine advisory group urged Australian health department in 2020 ‘to get as much as...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Birmingham, Scott Morrison, Natalie Portman, Elena Ferrante, Simon


Australia Covid live update: Sydney lockdown to be extended as millions in Victoria and SA awake to eased restrictions

Simon Birmingham labels NSW jobkeeper pleas ‘political bickering’; Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce four-week extension as single bubbles, rapid testing and accelerated vaccination rollout considered. Follow all the day’s newsVaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be included in financial support packages during lockdownsVaccine advisory group urged Australian health department in 2020 ‘to get as ...
Tags: Health, Usa, UK, Science, Australia, US, World news, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison


Australia Covid live news update: Sydney lockdown to be extended by four weeks after NSW records 172 local cases; Victoria lockdown eases after 10 new cases

SA to exit lockdown at midnight; NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 11.02am BS...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, South Australian politics


Australia Covid live news update: Victoria lockdown eases after 10 new cases; NSW records 172 local cases as regional shutdowns lifted

SA to exit lockdown at midnight; NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 6.27am BST...
Tags: Health, Japan, Australia, Australia news, United States, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Australia Covid live update: Victoria eases lockdown after 10 new cases; NSW records 172 local coronavirus cases

SA to exit lockdown at midnight; NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 3.30am BST...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, South Australian politics


Australia Covid live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews eases lockdown after 10 new cases; Gladys Berejiklian confirms 172 local cases in NSW

NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.29am BST NSW press conference.Reporter:...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, South Australian politics


Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 10 new cases as SA lockdown expected to end; outbreak in Sydney unit block

Restrictions expected to ease in two states as NSW braces for more high infection rates. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeSydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics Supermarket workers in south-west Sydney to get priority access to PfizerNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews


Australia Covid live update: Victoria and SA lockdowns expected to end; outbreak in Sydney unit block

Restrictions expected to ease in two states as NSW braces for more high infection rates. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeSydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics Supermarket workers in south-west Sydney to get priority access to PfizerNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews


Covid tests being flown interstate for diagnosis as Sydney is swamped

With daily tests in NSW hovering around 100,000, pathology turnaround times are being pushed back as residents wait in isolationFollow our Covid Australia news live blogSupermarket workers in south-west Sydney to get priority access to PfizerMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022NSW restrictions; NSW hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingTens of thousands of Covid nasal test swabs are being put on planes and flown from ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Novavax, south west Sydney, Coronavirus, Covid Australia


Covid tests being flown interstate for diagnosis as Sydney is swamped by surge in numbers

With daily tests in NSW hovering around 100,000, pathology turnaround times are being pushed back as residents wait in isolationTens of thousands of Covid nasal test swabs are being put on planes and flown from hotspots in New South Wales to be processed in Brisbane and other cities, with labs in Sydney still “drowning” from record testing turnouts that have led to result wait times of up to 10 days.As daily testing numbers hover around 100,000 in NSW, a backlog in processing swabs in Sydney con...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live update: Two more Covid deaths; Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as NSW records 145 cases; Victoria records 11; Queensland and SA record one each

NSW reports 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; no lockdown announcement for Victoria today after 11 new local cases recorded; SA to lift lockdown from midnight tomorrow and another vaccine record. Follow the latest updatesNSW update: Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as weeks of strict lockdown loomNSW government quietly announces two hours of vaccine leave for public workersFriends mourn death of ‘hard-working’ Sydney student, Adriana Midori Takara, 38Restrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Australia Covid live update: Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as NSW records 145 cases; Victoria records 11; Queensland and SA record one new local case each

NSW reports 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; no lockdown announcement for Victoria today after 11 new local cases recorded; SA to lift lockdown from midnight tomorrow and another vaccine record. Follow the latest updatesNSW update: Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as weeks of strict lockdown loomNSW government quietly announces two hours of vaccine leave for public workersFriends mourn death of ‘hard-working’ Sydney student, Adriana Midori Takara, 38Restrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; ...
Tags: Health, Business, Abc, Australia news, Fairfield, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation


Australia Covid live update: Gladys Berejiklian confirms 145 new local cases in NSW; Queensland and SA record one new local case each; Victoria records 11

NSW records 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Greater Sydney to get walk-in AstraZeneca vaccine hubs; update for Victorians after 11 new local cases recorded; SA to lift lockdown from midnight tomorrow. Follow the latest updatesFriends mourn Covid death of ‘hard-working’ Sydney student, Adriana Midori Takara, 38Sydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free n...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Australia Covid live update: Gladys Berejiklian confirms 145 new local cases in NSW; Queensland records one new local case; Victoria records 11

NSW records 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Josh Frydenberg gives jobkeeper update; Queensland records new local case; Victoria records 11 new local cases, all in isolation. Follow the latest updatesSydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.21am BST NSW chief health officer Kerry Chant says it’s distressin...
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