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Qld confident after one local virus case

Queensland authorities are increasingly optimistic they have the upper hand on two COVID-19 variants after reporting just one locally acquired case on Sunday. All parts of Queensland are now out of lockdown after cases of the highly contagious Delta strain, and the Alpha strain, were detected in the state’s southeast. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has told… Read More »

Why new virus strain is such a worry

A troubling variant of coronavirus has spread in Victoria, seeping into the Australian community for the first time. Seven cases of the variant have been identified, with four linked to a family who travelled to Jervis Bay in New South Wales. Overnight sequencing also detected two cases in West Melbourne. Here’s what we know about… Read More »

Lukewarm public response on second day of Bangladesh virus lockdown

Commuters’ sufferings continued on Tuesday due to a ban on public transports. Many of them walked to their workplaces and returned home on foot while the others shared autorickshaw, van or rickshaw rides.  The streets of Dhaka’s Kakrail are busy on the second day of a week-long nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus… Read More »