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Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW records 177 new cases, four-week lockdown extension confirmed

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed 177 new Covid cases were recorded overnight. It comes as 172 new infections were announced yesterday, making it the worst day since the current outbreak began. Ms Berejiklian has finally confirmed that Greater Sydney will remain under lockdown for an extra month. At the moment, the lockdown is set […]

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Heartbreak as mum-of-four dies from Covid after refusing vaccine

A mum-of-four has tragically died of coronavirus after refusing to be vaccinated over concerns about side effects. Fernanda ‘Ferny’ Vega died aged 47 after contracting the disease from her teenage daughter. The grandmother-of-ten, a former healthcare worker from the US, developed a blood clot on her lungs and died on July 13. Her grieving widow […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW records 136 community cases – highest daily total since Sydney outbreak began

New South Wales have recorded 136 new cases of Covid, their highest daily total of infections so far. One person has also died. The man who died was 89 years old. The Premier says the situation that exists now in New South Wales, namely around south-western and now Western Sydney suburbs, is regarded as a […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Sydney spike – NSW records 110 new community cases

New South Wales has recorded 110 new locally acquired Covid-19 cases, 43 of which were infectious in the community. Of today’s new community cases, 54 are linked to a known cluster, while the source of infection for 56 cases is under investigation. Nine News reporter Chris O’Keefe earlier tweeted that there would be “more than […]

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SoulCycle Ramping Up Apparel for Women and Men

With riders returning to its studios and others pedaling along virtually, SoulCycle is ramping up its apparel offerings. Having first edged into in-house women’s performance-oriented clothing two years ago with its Soul by SoulCycle brand, the company is branching out with new options for women and an in-house label for men called Yellow. Chief executive […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Victoria reports seven new community cases; Melbourne Cricket Ground among exposure sites

Victoria has confirmed seven new locally acquired Covid-19 cases. Authorities confirmed the seven cases were linked to a returned family and a crew of removalists, who both came into the state from New South Wales while unknowingly infectious. Four of the new cases live on the third floor of the Ariele Apartments in the inner-west […]

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Anti-vaxx nurse dies after Covid diagnosis as heartbroken colleagues pay tribute

An anti-vaxx nurse has died days after being diagnosed with coronavirus, her heartbroken sister has said. Olivia Guidry, a nurse in the emergency department at Ochsner Lafayette General, Louisiana, US, died on Saturday, July 13, The Advocate reports. The nurse's sister had written on Facebook on July 8 that she had a really high fever […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Kiwis in NSW anxiously wait to come home

From RNZ Stranded New Zealanders in New South Wales are waiting to hear just how high – or how low – they will be placed on the priority list for mercy flights. Managed return flights will start bringing people home on Tuesday before travellers head into an MIQ facility for 14 days, but the number […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Viking Bay plan to be announced this afternoon; no new community cases

The Government will make an announcement this afternoon about a plan for the Viking Bay to safely return to New Zealand. The Spanish-flagged deep-sea fishing vessel has been anchored offshore since last week with two Covid-positive crew aboard. The Ministry of Health said in a statement this afternoon the ship’s return to New Zealand shores […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Health officials to provide update

Whether or not any new cases of Covid-19 have been found at the border – or in the community – will be soon be revealed. The Ministry of Health is set to provide an latest update on the country’s Covid-19 situation in a 1pm statement. There were no new cases of coronavirus in the community […]