Australia: Sydney goes into coronavirus lockdown with 80 cases

Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast and Wollongong will go into a 14-day lockdown as health authorities try to regain control of a coronavirus outbreak that has ballooned to 80 cases....More...

Australia: another “fleeting contact” coronavirus infection case in Sydney

The New South Wales premier says there has been one new covid case, that has come about as a result of “fleeting contact” in a shopping centre, and there are new restrictions for the state....More...

Australia: “non-infectious chronic shedder” tests positive after discharge from coronavirus quarantine hotel

Australian health authorities are contacting scores of people in Western Australia after a man tested positive to COVID-19 after being released from the state’s quarantine hotels....More...

Australia: First fatal case of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia is likely to be linked to AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccination

The TGA’s Vaccine Safety Investigation Group (VSIG) met late today and concluded that a recently reported case of thrombosis (blood clots in the arteries and veins) with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) is likely to be linked to vaccination....More...