Australia coronavirus

Some coronavirus restrictions back in Australia as omicron surges

Australia’s most populous state reinstated some restrictions and suspended elective surgeries on Friday as COVID-19 cases surged to another record.

published on : 7th January 2022

Australia's COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations hit new records

New virus cases in Australia surged to record levels on Tuesday, increasing the strain on hospitals and testing centers across the country.

published on : 4th January 2022

Australia PM Scott Morrison upbeat amid COVID surge in country

Victoria reported 8,577 new cases, a record for the state which eclipsed the previous peak of 7,442 on New Year’s Day.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Coronavirus cases surge across Australia as omicron explodes

Australia has so far avoided the worst ravages of the pandemic, reporting a total of 2,200 virus deaths among its population of 26 million.

published on : 29th December 2021

Australian woman sets fire in COVID quarantine hotel

A 31-year-old woman in Australia has been charged with arson after she set fire to the COVID-19 quarantine hotel in Cairns.

published on : 29th November 2021

Australians' fear of COVID-19 infection hits all-time high

More Australians than ever think they will contract COVID-19 in the short-term future despite the high vaccination rate.

published on : 20th November 2021

Australia, Thailand reopen borders after lengthy lockdowns

Australia is betting that vaccination rates are now high enough to mitigate the danger of allowing international travel.

published on : 1st November 2021

Australian state to end quarantine for vaccinated travellers

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has yet to say when tourists will be welcomed back to Australia, but has ruled out this year.

published on : 15th October 2021

Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

Sydney planned to reopen on Monday after 70 per cent of the New South Wales state population aged 16 and older were fully vaccinated.

published on : 11th October 2021

COVID-19: Travel restrictions won't be lifted for Australians who rejected vaccine

Australia introduced some of the toughest travel restrictions of any democracy in the world on people entering and leaving the island nation on March 20 last year.

published on : 1st October 2021

COVID-19 impact: Australian Grand Prix F1 race called off

The 2020 Australian GP at the Albert Park street circuit in Melbourne last March was called off at the last minute at the start of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown.

published on : 6th July 2021