New COVID cases have officials on edge
The COVID cluster in Sydney has grown to 9 with 2 new cases of community transmission reported yesterday. Officials are concern about the outbreak’s Delta strain with a man catching the virus as he walked past the first case (aka the limo driver…) at a shopping centre. That prompted NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to reintroduce mandatory mask-wearing in public indoor venues if you live in or visit 7 local government areas across the city, including at the shops. Masks are also a must on public transport across Greater Sydney. NSW isn’t the only state on high alert with one new local case confirmed in Queensland – a cabin crew member who tested positive after completing 14 days of quarantine. And can we get a woohoo for Victoria – it recorded no new cases yesterday with the outbreak there starting to sputter out. On the agenda: rejigging the vaccination program will be discussed at today’s National Cabinet meeting…
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