Victoria has reported two new local COVID-19 cases after health authorities linked the mystery case of a testing site traffic controller.
A 17-year-old Brisbane girl, who's a student at Indooroopilly State High School, has been recorded as an unlinked locally acquired case of COVID-19.
The number of new COVID-19 infections in Japan has risen above the 10,000-case mark for the first time in one day, due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant.
US President Joe Biden is asking states and local authorities to offer unvaccinated residents $US100 to get their COVID-19 shots.
Protesters have blocked traffic in Bratislava after Slovakian MPs backed legislation requiring a vaccine or a negative test for entry to certain venues.
The US capital is reinstating mandatory indoor mask requirements, regardless of vaccination status.
Chinese authorities say COVID-19 infections traced to Nanjing Lukou International Airport have spread to 10 cities while Israel plans to offer booster jabs.
Scott Morrison’s conversion to the ranks of lockdown supporters will be confirmed today.
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With only one in five Indigenous Australians receiving a first COVID jab, experts have blamed fear and ‘misinformation’ for the reluctance.
The military has been called in to help NSW Police patrol Sydney's virus-hit areas, doubling compliance capacity, as the state braces for record case numbers.
Two new locally acquired COVID-19 cases have been reported in Victoria, all linked to current outbreaks and in isolation for their entire infectious period.
Modelling on the vaccination rates needed to reopen Australia will be presented to a national cabinet meeting of federal, state and territory leaders.
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The WA Premier says the NSW Government is taking a ‘very arrogant and inadequate approach’ to its deadly outbreak, as new cases hit a record high and the defence force was called in to help today.
Six crew members from the COVID-stricken MV Darya Krishna have been transferred to hotel quarantine.
Six people on board the bulk carrier Darya Krishna, which is docked in Fremantle, are being transferred into hotel quarantine.
Tokyo has reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway.
NSW has made a formal plea to the Australian Defence Force for 300 army personnel as Sydney’s COVID-19 crisis escalates.
Tasmania is reopening its border with Victoria following a 14-day closure due to coronavirus.
Police say the woman flew from Sydney to Perth on June 27, where she was ordered to quarantine for 14 days at a residence in Mt Barker.
The 40-49-year old age group have been eligible for the Pfizer vaccine since June 10. Yet new data reveals the vast majority of WA’s Gen Xers haven’t had a single dose.
A plan to use rapid testing to get up to 100,000 fans into the MCG for the AFL grand final could mean positive COVID cases slip through, an epidemiologist says.
Health Minister Roger Cook is calling on all healthcare workers to ‘lead by example’ and get themselves vaccinated, with over over 40,000 healthcare staff not yet jabbed.
The Australian government says it wants to help combat vaccine hesitancy in Papua New Guinea after exporting one million vaccines to the Pacific region.
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