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Sewage testing offers glimmer of hope that COVID-19 levels have plateaued in Ontario | CBC News
Results from facilities testing sewage for COVID-19 across Ontario indicate that infection rates may have plateaued, yet levels of the Omicron variant appear to remain high, experts say.
Austria Starts Lottery to Boost Support for Vaccine Mandate
Austrian lawmakers passed the European Union's first law making coronavirus vaccinations mandatory as other member states ease restrictions in the latest wave of the pandemic.
Return to the office begins as restrictions axed
However, like many companies, Havas says its staff will be spending at least some time working from home.
Axing Plan B will slow decline of Covid, but there is still 'cause for optimism'
Axing Plan B measures will slow the rate of decline of coronavirus cases, but there is "cautious optimism" the UK can continue to make good progress, a leading expert has said.
India's COVID cases hit 8-month high, experts say peak weeks away
Government scientist warns it will take weeks before hospitalisations and deaths data will show how severe the latest wave will be.
Covid-19: Data suggests Omicron wave is 'turning around'
The continued drop in UK Covid cases indicates the Omicron wave may well be "turning around", a leading expert advising the Government has said.
Analysis | Did Novak Djokovic Really Pose a Health Risk in Australia?
Novak Djokovic knows how to pull off wins from tight positions. He has often been known to take a lengthy bathroom break before storming to victory. Not this time.
Indonesia records highest daily Covid cases in three months
Indonesia reported 1,054 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the highest daily increase in three months, as the government braces for a new wave of coronavirus infections driven by the spread of the Omicron variant.
'Cause for optimism' as new Covid cases slow down, expert says
The recent decline in new coronavirus cases is "cause for optimism" but the NHS is "not out of the woods yet", a health expert has said.
Analysis | Does Novak Djokovic Really Pose a Health Risk in Australia?
In the epic match of Novak Djokovic versus the Australian government, we are somewhere in the middle of the fourth set - around when the Serbian tennis star typically takes a bathroom break before storming to victory.