Covid tests being flown interstate for diagnosis as Sydney is swamped by surge in numbers
Tens of thousands of Covid nasal test swabs are being put on planes and flown from hotspots in New South Wales to be processed in Brisbane and other cities, with labs in Sydney still "drowning" from record testing turnouts that have led to result wait times of up to 10 days.
Provincetown brings back indoor mask mandate as officials work to contain outbreak
"The number of cases is expected to rise as more individuals take advantage of testing opportunities available in Provincetown and surrounding areas."
Browns place rookie LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah on COVID list
Some adversity has arrived for the Cleveland Browns right before training camp is set to begin for the AFC North team.
Restaurant Industry Lobby Calls for 'Test and Release' Scheme for Vaccinated Workers
Restaurant workers and business owners in London have been overlooked in the government's newly published guidance on self-isolation rules for those who have been vaccinated but have been notified about a close contact with a positive COVID-19 case via the NHS app.
Switzerland: Can your employer ask if you are vaccinated?
Countries around the globe, including some of Switzerland's neighbours, have put in place compulsory vaccination rules for people in certain professions.
Vaccine proof 'could cause chaos'
Making proof of full vaccination mandatory at Premier League matches could cause "chaos" at some clubs, the Football Supporters' Association has warned.
How Tokyo Olympics COVID-19 Countermeasures May Be Falling Short
Holding an Olympics during a pandemic was never going to be easy, and the Tokyo Organizing Committee consulted with numerous public health experts and invested in tracking app systems to help curb the spread of the virus within the Olympic community.
Facebook forced to limit misinformation spread via WhatsApp amid Sydney lockdown
New South Wales Health has issued a warning about misinformation circulating on WhatsApp that claims Sydney supermarkets will close as part of the ongoing lockdown, with owner Facebook saying it is working to limit the spread of misinformation on its private messaging app.
Key workers in Scotland given exemption from self-isolation rules
Workers in critical roles in Scotland will be able to avoid self-isolation when notified by the NHS Covid app if they are fully vaccinated and are tested daily, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Over 200,000 Londoners pinged in the last two weeks
M ore than 200,000 Londoners have been pinged in a fortnight and told to self-isolate after coming into contact with someone infected with Covid, it can be revealed.