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COVID-19 cases in US could surge during ‘dangerous’ fall, leading to new mandates

A top official at the World Health Organization said Thursday that COVID-19 mutations will likely lead to a surge in cases this fall, prompting parts of the U.S. to bring back health guidelines.  “I could foresee that in certain parts of the country, there could be a reintroduction of indoor mask mandates, distancing and occupancy… Read More »

Mine site cases send Darwin into lockdown

Darwin and surrounding areas are in lockdown following five new COVID-19 cases linked to a gold mine in central Australia. Chief Minister Michael Gunner says the outbreak represents the Northern Territory’s biggest crisis since the beginning of the pandemic. The lockdown started at 1pm Sunday after 900 workers left Newmont’s Granites Mine about 540km northwest… Read More »

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March 

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March, 18 more deaths are announced and the R-rate soars above 1 – but half of adults are now fully vaccinated Department of Health said there were 5,274 positive tests in past 24 hours, highest daily total since… Read More »