Covıd-19, Coronavirus, Australia

Covıd-19, Coronavirus

Australia's Victoria on alert after first COVID-19 case in two months

Australia's Victoria on alert after first COVID-19 case in two months

11/5/2021 6:57:00 AM

Australia 's Victoria on alert after first COVID-19 case in two months

MELBOURNE: Australia 's Victoria state reported a locally acquired COVID-19 case for the first time in more than two months on Tuesday (May 11), ...

Neighbouring New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, reported no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases for a fifth straight day on Tuesday as authorities hunt for a missing link in a new infection chain reported last week.New South Wales last Wednesday reported its first local case in more than a month after a man in his 50s tested positive, tracing the infection back to a returned traveller from overseas.

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But officials have not yet located the transmission path between them, raising concerns that the virus could be spreading in the community through undiscovered cases.AdvertisementThe case of the unidentified Sydney man, who later passed the virus on to his wife, prompted authorities to extend social distancing restrictions and mandatory masks in public transport in the greater Sydney region, home to more than 5.3 million residents, until May 17.

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More hawker centre diners returning trays as NEA advisory period kicks in ahead of fines, warnings

SINGAPORE — More diners in hawker centres are taking the initiative to return their dirty trays as the advisory period mandating diners to do so began on Monday (June 21).

1st cases ? Confirm got hidden cases lah 😂