Health authorities are listing new level 1 exposure sites for COVID-19 in Victoria

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New Tier 1 places have been added to Victoria’s list of overnight COVID-19 exposure sites. New sites include: Keysborough Egg Farm between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on October 5 Direct chemical outlet at Brimbank Shopping Center in Deer Park between 9:30 AM and 6 PM on October 8, between 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM … Read more

Experts say not everyone will need a booster

Originally Posted: 15 OCT 21 02:22 ET Updated: Oct 15 21 15:46 ET By Travis Caldwell, CNN Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Advisers from the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously to recommend emergency authorization of a booster dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, and a day later they did so again in order … Read more

Tasmania wakes up to weekend of lockdown after COVID hack

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Tasmanians in Hobart and the south of the state are waking up to the first day of a sudden three-day lockdown. the main points: Supermarket shelves emptied by panic-buying customers, with retailer rationing purchases Face masks must be worn outside the home, except in exceptional circumstances Health advocates warn the sector will not cope if … Read more

Can I travel from Sydney to Melbourne? And what happens when I’m there? Victoria’s new border rules explained

The Victorian government has announced major changes to its cross-border entry policies with New South Wales, as it scrapped quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers from red zones. The Victorian announcement came after New South Wales revealed huge changes to its international border arrangements. And with what the health minister called a “transitional anomaly” likely … Read more

Ontarians can start downloading COVID-19 vaccine passport QR codes based on birth month

From Friday through the weekend, Ontarians will be able to download their QR codes to use as proof of vaccination to enter non-essential businesses. The Ontario government has divided access to its website based on the month of birth. People born in January, February, March or April can get their symbols on Friday 15 October … Read more

COVID positive fake text message is no joke as local cases rise

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The practical joke has caused undue stress on the local health department and anxiety within the community. the main points: A border resident received a fake text message telling them they had the Corona virus Albury recorded six new cases and more sites of exposure Two new cases were reported in Myrtleford ABC is aware … Read more

White House To Moderna: Make More of a Covid Vaccine! – MSNBC

White House To Moderna: Make More of a Covid Vaccine!MSNBC Indiana parents say their children have had adverse reactions after they accidentally received the COVID-19 vaccine | hillhill Parents say Walgreens accidentally injected them and their children with the Covid-19 vaccine instead of the flu shotCNN Pregnant women who are unvaccinated with COVID-19 are more … Read more

Surfers Paradise tops the Australian list for most properties sold, nearly double that of Melbourne

High rise units on the Gold Coast.

One of the popular holiday and party destinations on the Gold Coast has sold twice as many properties as anywhere else in the country over the past year, according to recent property data. the main points: A Gold Coast suburb saw the most property sales in the country Surfers Paradise has sold more than double … Read more

Riverland man and three others arrested at Adelaide hotel after alleged COVID-19 breach of border

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Three people arrested at the Adelaide Medical Hotel this afternoon were among four arrested after trying to reach South Australia from New South Wales and Victoria, police said. the main points: Police stopped four people in a car near the SA-Victoria border on Wednesday One was arrested and three were taken to the Adelaide Midi … Read more