Israel: arrival of Lambda variant would trigger a lockdown

The Israeli Health Ministry on Monday warned that new coronavirus variants from abroad could force Israel into a lockdown that the government is working hard to avoid, with the Lambda variant posing a particularly pressing threat....More...

UK Chief Medical Officer – lockdown in 5 weeks

“I don’t think we should underestimate the fact that we could get into trouble again surprisingly fast”

The UK Government’s top medic has warned the number of people in hospital with coronavirus could reach “quite scary” levels within weeks and new coronavirus restrictions in England could be needed in just five weeks....More...

Israel: new coronavirus restrictions considered as Delta rate climbs

Israeli government ministers are reportedly mulling caps on gatherings, reintroducing the ‘Green Pass’ in a limited format and forcing parents of infected kids to enter quarantine....More...

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...