Covid-19 vaccine Australia rollout numbers: vaccination progress state-by-state, daily doses tracker and live data

How does Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout compare with other countries, when will Australia be fully vaccinated and when will you be eligible to get your dose? We bring together the latest numbers on daily new Covid-19 cases, as well as stats and live data on total vaccination figures in Victoria, NSW, Queensland and other states. Vic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspots Victoria’s new Covid restrictions explained Download the free Guardian app Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout began in late February. Here we bring together the latest figures to track the progress of the rollout, as well as presenting…

Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 deaths; 70% of England’s adults ‘should be fully vaccinated by 19 July’

Protests in Brazil as confirmed death toll soars past half a million; most adults should be double-vaccinated by England lockdown lifting date People in UK with both jabs may not have to quarantine, says scientist Under-18s could be ‘reservoirs’ for virus when all UK adults are jabbed Uganda Olympic athlete arriving in Tokyo tests positive for coronavirus Masks compulsory indoors in parts of Sydney as cluster grows to nine ‘Devastated’ Phuket races to vaccinate in time for holiday season 2.17pm BST Mandatory mask-wearing outdoors and and an eight-month nightly coronavirus curfew will be lifted in France today. Le Monde reports…

Coronavirus live news: surge testing rolled out in Lambeth and Cumbria; Japan turns Olympic viewing sites into vaccine centres

Surge testing to begin in Lambeth and Cumbria following rise in cases of Delta variant as Russia reports a record 9,120 cases in Moscow NHS app gains 2.7m users as people rush to show Covid vaccine status Indian athletics star Milkha Singh dies after catching Covid, aged 91 UK holiday costs more than Europe as demand grows See all our coronavirus coverage 2.30pm BST Several English football grounds are being used as vaccination centres, including the London Stadium, where long queues have formed as the UK government pushes everyone aged 18 or older to start getting jabs: If you have…

New South Wales records three new Covid cases as mandatory masks introduced

‘Fleeting contact’ spurs decision to introduce mask mandate but no other restrictions in place yet New South Wales reported three cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the total associated with the Bondi outbreak to six. Two previously unreported cases were announced, including a woman in her 40s from the eastern suburbs who visited a number of venues in Westfield Bondi Junction. The second case, reported overnight, is a man in his 30s who lives in Sydney and also visited Westfield Bondi Junction. Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: New South Wales records three new Covid cases as mandatory masks introduced ———

Boris Johnson says Tory loss in Chesham and Amersham byelection ‘disappointing’ – UK politics live

PM claims ‘particular circumstances’ behind Lib Dem victory as Lib Dem leader Ed Davey says party is threat to Conservatives now Lib Dems can topple Tory ‘blue wall’ in south of England, says Davey Byelection win suggests trouble for Tories in ‘blue wall’ Lib Dems win Chesham and Amersham byelection in stunning upset Global coronavirus updates – live 2.33pm BST The Lib Dems’ byelection victory suggests trouble for the Tories “blue wall”, writes the Guardian’s political editor Heather Stewart in her analysis of the result: Friday morning’s shock result in leafy Chesham and Amersham suggests that keeping Boris Johnson’s 2019…

Australia’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout numbers: vaccination progress state-by-state, daily doses tracker and live data

How does Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout compare with other countries, when will Australia be fully vaccinated and when will you be eligible to get your dose? We bring together the latest numbers on daily new Covid-19 cases, as well as stats and live data on total vaccination figures in Victoria, NSW, Queensland and other states. Vic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspots Victoria’s new Covid restrictions explained Download the free Guardian app Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout began in late February. Here we bring together the latest figures to track the progress of the rollout, as well as presenting…

Coronavirus live news: Indonesian doctors ill despite Sinovac shots; Tokyo to lift emergency before Olympics

350 Indonesian doctors have Covid despite being vaccinated; Japan to lift Tokyo’s virus emergency on 20 June; CureVac fails in pivotal trial Previous Covid infection may not offer long-term protection, study finds Japan eases Tokyo’s Covid restrictions as it prepares for Olympics Double-jabbed UK tourists could skip amber-list quarantine Ryanair and airport group launch legal action over ‘traffic light’ system See all our coronavirus coverage 2.32pm BST Health officials in Africa have called for an urgent acceleration in the supply of vaccines to the continent to curb a wave of Covid-19 infections and the evolution of new, potentially dangerous variants.…

NSW Covid-19 exposure sites: list and map of Sydney and regional coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts

Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in New South Wales and Sydney – including Bondi Junction, Redfern, Zetland and Vaucluse – and what to do if you’ve visited them Vic hotspots list; Qld hotspots; Victoria restrictions explained Covid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress Authorities have released a list of public exposure sites in New South Wales visited by a confirmed case of Covid-19. Here are the current coronavirus hotspots, Covid exposure sites, venues and case location alerts and what to do if you’ve visited them. See the full list and map below. Continue reading……

Coronavirus live news: France to bring curfew-lifting date forward; row as India doubles gap between jabs

France to also end mandatory mask wearing outside; Indian government extends gap between doses to 16 weeks New drug cuts deaths among patients with no Covid antibodies Japan could allow up to 10,000 spectators at Tokyo Olympic events UK again excluded from EU’s Covid-safe travel list, but US added Covid outbreaks in Chinese ports could cause global goods shortages UK coronavirus updates – live 2.23pm BST Nearly three quarters of people in the Netherlands want mask mandates to be ended sooner, a survey has found. 2.05pm BST Spain’s prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, has said people would be able to stop…

States lift Covid restrictions as US passes 600,000 deaths – as it happened

America’s death toll from Covid-19 highest in the world Biden arrives in Geneva for summit with ‘worthy adversary’ Putin No sign of thaw between Russia and US ahead of Swiss summit 12.55am BST – Joan E Greve and Maanvi Singh 12.37am BST The chief executive of Morgan Stanley has become the latest US banking boss to call for an end to remote working, telling his New York staff that anyone who feels safe going out to a restaurant should return to the office. James Gorman admitted that the bank would take a different approach in countries such as India or…

Why is Israel lifting Covid restrictions as England extends them?

Analysis: both are viewed as running successful vaccine campaigns, but their current case numbers are very different Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Israel and the UK were viewed as world leaders in their coronavirus vaccine campaigns but whereas the former is lifting almost all pandemic limitations, the latter is now glumly extending its restrictions in England amid a sharp rise in infections. Despite starting its mass inoculation programme after the UK in December, Israel has sped ahead and reached a key milestone on Tuesday, scrapping a requirement to wear face masks indoors, one of the final…

Coronavirus outpacing vaccine effort, says WHO, after G7 doses pledge

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus joins other health figures in criticising G7 countries for offering too little, too late See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health Organization has warned that Covid-19 is moving faster than the vaccines, and said the vow by G7 countries to share a billion doses with poorer nations was simply not enough. “This is a big help, but we need more, and we need them faster. Right now, the virus is moving faster than the global distribution of vaccines,” World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists. “More than 10,000 people are dying every day…

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