"A woman in her 70s from Sydney's northwest died at Hornsby Hospital. She was not vaccinated," NSW Health said in a statement. "A man in his 60s died at Mercy Place Albury Aged Care Facility where he acquired his infection. He had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. It is the second death linked to an outbreak at this facility."
Residents in several regional areas have been put on alert after fragments of the virus were detected in sewage samples. "NSW Health's ongoing sewage surveillance program has detected fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 in sewage samples collected from across NSW,"the statement said.
"(Locations include) Dungog and Branxton in the Hunter, Jerilderie, Inverell, Bonny Hills, Woolgoolga, Coffs Harbour, Dunbogan, Wagga Wagga (Kooringal catchment) and Bega, Moruya and Narooma on the south coast where there are no known recent cases." headtopics.com
"Everyone in these areas is urged to monitor for the onset of symptoms, and if they appear, to immediately be tested and isolate until a negative result is received." Health authorities have released advice for residents taking part in Halloween activities on October 31.
"NSW Health encourages those planning to celebrate Halloween to do so in a COVID-safe way, in line with public health orders," the statement said. "NSW Health's tips for a COVID-safe Halloween include keeping celebrations local and outside, not sharing costume face masks and providing individually wrapped treats rather than communal lolly bowls.Read more: Sky News Australia »
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No new local COVID-19 cases in Queensland as authorities urge greater vaccinationQueensland has recorded no locally acquired cases of COVID-19 after a man tested positive on the Gold Coast, but a truck driver has the virus after being infectious in Brisbane. best if nsw and victorians stay away for a bit longer Destroying a country while chasing zero covid is now a proven folly Irrelevant really
ACT records 24 new local COVID-19 casesThe Australian Capital Territory has recorded 24 new local cases of COVID-19 in the last day, as vaccination coverage across the region continues to soar. 9News
Australia news LIVE: Victorian lockdown ends as state records 2189 new local COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths; NSW records 345 new cases, five deathsNSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says he spoke to Victorian Premier Dan Andrews last night regarding the state borders and an announcement on travel restrictions is imminent. Follow our live coverage border NSW covid FreedomDay Is it coming today or next week? covid19 When will Dom_Perrottet be fronting ICAC corruption auspol abc730 Australia
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Australia news LIVE: Victorian lockdown to end as state records 2232 new local COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths; NSW records 372 new cases, one death; Berejiklian ICAC inquiry continuesBreaking: A state government source has confirmed Victoria will follow NSW and scrap quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated international arrivals from the start of next month Victoria quarantine travel borders | sumeyyailanbey sumeyyailanbey Victoria is not following NSW. It's part of the national plan!! sumeyyailanbey Why are we building a quarantine hub? sumeyyailanbey Can we just become part of nsw and get rid of dan. Dan Follows them on sound advice when pressured but the rest of the time makes up his own rules and Victoria suffers
Australia news LIVE: Victorian lockdown to end as state records 2232 new local COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths; NSW records 372 new cases, one death; Berejiklian ICAC inquiry continuesMelbourne's final curfew has come into effect as dozens of groups – friends, families and couples – scattered around Fitzroy’s Edinburgh Gardens on Thursday night to revel in the warm weather, and mark their last night in lockdown. ScottMorrisonMP If only Morrison had of ordered enough vaccine in the first place🤔 Covid_19 auspol Australia TheProjectTV Last one? Do not make me laugh .