Where did the Coronavirus 19 Originate from? and anything relative to the virus.

 

Where did the Coronavirus 19 originate from? and anything relative to the virus.

 

Coronavirus is 'uniquely adapted to infect humans': Top vaccine scientist says it could only have come from an animal through a 'freak of nature' - and the possibility it leaked from Wuhan lab MUST be investigated 

 

Scientists have produced evidence that the pandemic virus is 'uniquely adapted to infect humans', raising fresh questions over whether its origins were natural or could have occurred in a laboratory.

 

 Cartoon Cute Coronavirus, COVID-19, Doctor And Vaccine Vector ...

 

 

 

 

 

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Hundreds of NSW children have contracted COVID-19 during the last week. Figures released by NSW Health on Monday afternoon detailed the concerning figures with more cases acquired in young people than those aged over 40. During the past week, 600 children aged between 0 and nine contracted COVID while more than 800 youths aged between 10 and 19 were also infected with the illness. People aged between 20 to 29 had the highest amount of cases this week with almost 1200.


Citing Covid threat, Australian council SHOT SHELTER DOGS dead instead of allowing volunteers to collect them22 Aug, 2021 19:42 Citing Covid threat, Australian council SHOT SHELTER DOGS dead instead of allowing volunteers to collect them A government probe has been launched after officials in New South Wales, Australia, shot and killed shelter dogs that were due to be rescued by volunteers – allegedly in an effort to prevent the volunteers spreading Covid-19.

The dogs, one of which had just given birth to puppies, were housed in a pound in the northwest of the state, and were due to be picked up by volunteers from a Cobar-based animal shelter. However, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Sunday that workers with the Bourke Shire Council had shot them dead last week.

The council ruled that having the volunteers come and collect the animals would somehow put council employees and the local community, including “vulnerable Aboriginal populations” at risk of catching and spreading Covid-19, the Herald reported, citing the Office of Local Government, the council’s watchdog group. The group is now investigating whether animal cruelty laws were broken by the council.

If they HAD to be put down WHY the hell didn't they get a vet to do it in a more humane way!?

Op-Ed: As a doctor in a COVID unit, I’m running out of compassion for the unvaccinated.

"The burden of this pandemic now rests on the shoulders of the unvaccinated. On those who are eligible to get vaccinated but choose not to, a decision they defend by declaring, “Vaccination is a deeply personal choice.” "

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2021-08-17/vaccinated-covid-doctor-shot

"As a doctor in a COVID unit, I’m running out of compassion for the unvaccinated."

As a citizen ... so am I !!!!

What about those that are Immuno-compromised and can have a bad outcome from the vaccinations!

What about those that are Immuno-compromised and can have a bad outcome from the vaccinations!

They need to discuss their individual options with their GP or specialist. If they can't have a jab then I guess, the only safe option left is to isolate at home during local outbreaks using online delivery and/or remote support services to survive.

 

 

My 81 year old sister refuses to get it, she said she won't be a guinea pig to anyone.   I don't understand her logic as she has travelled overseas on a number of occasions and never complained about having various injections.

 

 

 

 

I understand her HOLA -- THOSE injections were TESTED and they knew about them -- THESE have NOT been tested and they know nothing about their effects or how they may affect people down the track.

 

I also have had all the other injections and had no effects but I am very wary of this one as we are all Guinea  pigs with this one

 

 

RnR I am Immuno-compromised  and I have been isolating for over 2 years now and I have been doing everything online--except for having my cataracts done 2 years ago.

I am not anti-vaccine and have always had the other vaccines,  I would gladly have this one IF I was sure about it.

 

Have we misunderstood the Doherty modelling?

Who would have thought pre-pandemic that the intricacies of mathematical modelling would become part of people's everyday conversation and widespread media coverage.

The nation is hanging its hat on the Doherty Institute's modelling and the Prime Minister keeps doubling down on us beginning to open up at 70% vaccine coverage of the adult population. But there's hot debate about whether the exponential growth and high numbers in NSW have stuffed it up for everyone and all bets and predictions are off.

Guest: Professor Allan Saul – Vaccinologist, mathematical epidemiologist and honorary research fellow at the Burnet Institute

https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/healthreport/have-we-misunderstood-the-doherty-modelling/13510298

Farside there are STILL so many mixed messages and the PM and Premiers do not give us ANY confidence at all as they do not understand anything about this virus and it shows.

Morrison needs to STOP preaching and STOP speaking to everyone like we are all kindergarten kids,  he NEVER answers questions and goes on & on to make up time, and often just walks off.

Morrison and cronies are cherry picking and misrepresenting the advice so they can open up sooner rather than later so he can get on with electioneering. They thrive on mixed messaging and creating FUD through omission and quoting out of context, not to mention blatant mistruths. There will be regrets this time next year.

Australia COVID-19 update 24 August 2021.

Australia wide — 835 new locally acquired cases, 7 new OS acquired cases, 0 deaths.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 755 new from 138,472 tests, 753 locally acquired, 2 OS travellers in hotel quarantine.
• Over 11,000 active cases, 608 in hospital, 107 in ICU, 34 ventilated.
• There have been 13,765 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 74 deaths.
• Of the 753 new local cases, 73 were in isolation throughout their infectious period, 22 in isolation for part of the period, 49 cases were infectious in the community with 609 still under investigation.
• 134 are linked to a known case or cluster (108 household contacts, 26 close contacts), with the source of infection for 619 cases under investigation.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 283 Western Sydney, 233 SW Sydney, 73 Sydney, 41 Nepean Blue Mountains, 36 Western NSW, 36 SE Sydney, 19 Northern Sydney, 14 Far West NSW, 3 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 3 Central Coast, 1 Hunter New England, 11 yet to be assigned to an LHD.
• Of the 36 new cases in Western NSW, 23 were located in Dubbo, five in Parkes, two each in Gilgandra, Bourke and Wellington, and one in Narromine. Western Health particularly concerned about the virus threat in Bathurst and Parkes which now have six cases each.
• Virus fragments detected at the sewage treatment plant in Cobar (300km west of Dubbo).
• NSW Premier says unvaccinated residents should be prepared to not be able to enjoy post-lockdown freedoms, whether government mandated or imposed by private organisations.
List of exposure sites.

VICTORIA
• 51 from 48,424 tests, 50 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in hotel quarantine.
• 522 active cases, 25 in hospital, 9 in ICU, 7 ventilated.
• Of the 34 people in hospital, 23 are under the age of 40, including one infant.
• Of the 50 local cases recorded, 40 are linked to current outbreaks and 10 are under investigation. 
• Just 11 of the 50 cases have been in quarantine throughout their infectious period.
• 50 new cases breakdown: 7 Shepparton cluster, 6 MyCentre Childcare Centre Broadmeadows, 12 Newport/Altona North/Wyndham outbreak area, 6 Hobsons Bay outbreak, 4 Royal Melbourne Hospital, 2 primary close contacts of ophthalmologist at the Royal Children's Hospital, 3 household contacts of known cases. Of the 10 unlinked cases; four of them associated with Altona North/Newport/Wyndham, three with Carlton/Fitzroy North, two to Thomastown and one to Southbank.
• Yesterday Premier urged people to get vaccinated after many cancelling their appointments.
• Today, the Victorian vaccination booking site is overwhelmed.
• Victoria Police have fined 56 people $5,452 each over an engagement party in Caulfield North that breached restrictions and is now linked to a number of positive cases.
List of exposure sites.

ACT
• 30 new from 2,441 tests, all locally acquired.
• 167 active cases, 4 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• 25 new cases linked to other known cases or exposure sites, 5 under investigation. 
• 30 were in quarantine for entire infectious period, 11 infectious in the community and 6 under investigation.
List of exposure sites. Many new added.

QUEENSLAND
• 6 new from 8,378 tests, 2 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in hotel quarantine, 3 mariners.
• 41 active cases, 21 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• The 2 local cases were truck drivers who tested positive in NSW but then negative in Queensland. They are not considered a major risk at this stage as they stopped for very briefly for fuel in St George and mostly stayed at home with family, all now in quarantine. Investigations continue.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 6,422 tests.
• 4 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• Twenty of the 22 crew aboard the Ken Hou carrier docked at Fremantle Port have tested positive today. These cases will be included in tomorrow’s update.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 5,380 tests.
• 3 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from 1,918 tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 612 tests.
• 0 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 42 new from 35,376 tests, 41 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in managed isolation.
• 183 active cases, 9 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• Of the 41 new cases reported today, 38 were in Auckland and 3 in Wellington. Outbreak total now 148.
• One of the biggest sub-clusters is linked to Auckland's Assembly of God church. 
List of exposure sites.

COVID-19 patients are up to TWICE as likely to develop dangerous blood clots after undergoing surgery, study finds 

COVID-19 patients, even ones who have recovered, are at an increased risk of developing VTE, a deadly blot clotting condition, a University of Birmingham study found.

Australia COVID-19 update 25 August 2021.

Australia wide — 973 new locally acquired cases, 22 new OS acquired cases, 2 deaths.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 921 new from 149,252 tests, 919 locally acquired, 2 OS travellers in hotel quarantine, 2 deaths.
• Over 11,900 active cases, 645 in hospital, 113 in ICU, 40 ventilated.
The 919 new locally acquired cases are highest daily number ever recorded in Australia.
• A 30-year-old mother of three became the youngest female to die from COVID in NSW. She was found unresponsive at her Western Sydney home yesterday, after testing positive only days earlier then deteriorating quickly. A man his 80s with underlying conditions also died at Hornsby Hospital after getting infected at Greenwood Aged Care in Normanhurst.
• 20% of NSW COVID-related deaths this year have occurred due to outbreaks in public hospitals, amid growing concerns of serious flaws in the state's hospital system. Sydney's Westmead Hospital is currently experiencing "unprecedented high demand"with services curtailed.
• There have been 14,673 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 76 deaths.
• Of the 919 new local cases, 106 were in isolation throughout their infectious period, 18 in isolation for part of the period, 37 cases were infectious in the community with 758 still under investigation.
• 178 are linked to a known case or cluster (153 household contacts, 25 close contacts), with the source of infection for 741 cases under investigation.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 387 Western Sydney, 247 SW Sydney, 82 Sydney, 71 Nepean Blue Mountains, 49 Western NSW, 39 SE Sydney, 12 Northern Sydney, 7 Far West NSW, 8 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 4 Hunter New England, 1 Central Coast, 12 yet to be assigned to an LHD.
• Western NSW and the regions saw 49 cases overnight, with 35 of those in Dubbo and 5 in Orange.
• People in Bateau Bay, Toukley and Merimbula urged to get tested after sewage results highlighted cases lingering in the areas. 
• NSW CHO Kerry Chant says masks may still need to be worn "for years" to combat COVID.
List of exposure sites.

VICTORIA
• 45 from 53,321 tests, all locally acquired.
• 538 active cases, 25 in hospital, 11 in ICU, 7 ventilated.
• Of the 45 local cases, 36 are linked to current outbreaks with 9 mystery cases.
• Just 17 of the 45 cases have been in quarantine throughout their infectious period.
• New cases breakdown: New cases linked to known outbreaks include: 10 MyCentre childcare Broadmeadows, 9 Shepparton and Royal Melbourne Hospital cluster, 4 Hobsons Bay/Wyndham cluster, 2 North Melbourne, 1 Glenroy West PS, 10  household contacts of cases announced in previous days. Unlinked cases recorded in Hobsons Bay, Hume, Melton, Wyndham, Maribyrnong, Monash and Glen Eira.
• Of the 538 active cases, 114 are aged under nine, 101 between 10 and 19 and 89 are in their 20s.
• All Victorians aged 16 to 39 now eligible for the Pfizer vaccine at state-run hubs, vaccination portal still struggling with high demand.
List of exposure sites.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 20 new from 5,267 tests, all OS mariners aboard a carrier docked at Fremantle Port.
• 24 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• The 20 positive cases from the MV Ken Hou are not unwell and will remain on the vessel. Their health status will be monitored daily.

ACT
• 9 new from nearly 6,700 tests, all locally acquired.
• 176 active cases, 7 in hospital, 1 in ICU in critical condition.
• 8 linked to known cases or exposure sites, 1 under investigation. 3 were in quarantine for their entire infectious period, 4 infectious in the community, 2 under investigation.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 0 new from 12,760 tests.
• 37 active cases, 21 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• Two truck drivers, thought to have the virus yesterday, not considered cases after further testing.
• Hotel quarantine arrivals paused for two weeks, facilities are full with 5,114 people in 22 hotels (3,257 interstate and 1,857 overseas). Compassionate and medical exemptions NOT included.
• QLD-NSW border will remain closed for at least 10 more weeks.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 6,087 tests.
• 3 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from N//A tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 1,315 tests.
• 0 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 63 new from 49,745 tests, 62 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in managed isolation.
• 246 active cases, 12 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• Total number of community cases in Auckland is 198 and 12 in Wellington making 210 nationwide.
• Six sub-clusters have emerged. More than 100 cases now associated with the Samoan Assembly of God church, the second biggest is the Birkdale flat on Auckland's North Shore and 14 cases are associated with a Massey household.
• Auckland's surging Covid infections are causing a backlog of sick people entering managed quarantine, with those testing positive waiting more than 24 hours to be admitted.
List of exposure sites.

WORLD
• Daily coronavirus cases an Israel nearing the record set in January. It's notable because more than 5.5 million of Israel's 9.3 million have received two doses of the vaccine with 1.6 million people having received a third jab.

Western NSW has recorded its worst day of the pandemic so far with 49 cases and hopes the lockdown will end are fading. Seven new infections were recorded in Bourke, five in Orange, one in Narromine and one in Walgett.

"It's an extremely concerning day to see a record number of cases identified across Western NSW,"  said Western Local Health District chief executive Scott McLachlan.

Australia COVID-19 update 26 August 2021.

Australia wide — 1,123 new locally acquired cases, 7 new OS acquired cases, 3 deaths.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 1,034 new from 151,272 tests, 1,029 locally acquired, 5 OS travellers in hotel quarantine, 3 deaths.
• Over 13,100 active cases, 696 in hospital, 116 in ICU, 68 ventilated.
• The 3 deaths are all unvaccinated men from Western Sydney who died at home, 1 each in their 30s, 60s and 80s.
• There have been 15,684 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 79 deaths.
• Of the 1,029 new local cases, 91 were in isolation throughout their infectious period, 33 in isolation for part of the period, 61 cases were infectious in the community with 844 still under investigation.
• 185 are linked to a known case or cluster (160 household contacts, 25 close contacts), with the source of infection for 855 cases under investigation.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 403 Western Sydney, 309 SW Sydney, 112 Sydney, 71 Nepean Blue Mountains, 35 Western NSW, 57 SE Sydney, 17 Northern Sydney, 6 Far West NSW, 23 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 2 Central Coast, 0 Hunter New England, 15 yet to be assigned an LHD.
• The lockdown in regional NSW has been extended to midnight on September 10. In Western NSW 24 new cases recorded in Dubbo, 3 in Orange, 2 in both Bourke and Bathurst. Wellington, Mudgee, Parkes and, for the first time, Forbes, recorded one new case each.
• Three hospitals in Western Sydney turned away COVID patients last night.
List of exposure sites.

VICTORIA
• 80 from 56,248 tests, all locally acquired.
• 600 active cases, 36 in hospital, 11 in ICU, 8 ventilated.
• Of the 80 local cases, 67 are linked to current outbreaks with 13 mystery cases.
• 39 have been in quarantine throughout their infectious period with 41 infectious in the community.
• New cases breakdown: 20 Shepparton and Royal Melbourne Hospital cluster, 25 Broadmeadows outbreak (including Al-Taqwa College and CS Square), 2 St Kilda East outbreak, 9 Altona North and Newport, 9 household contacts previous cases, 13 under investigation.
• Shepparton outbreak now 67, all linked, an increase of 18. Shepparton and Goulburn Valley now have 16,000 close contacts in isolation.
• Highest daily caseload since September last year. Premier says a number of the new cases had experienced symptoms for a week or more before getting tested, urges a more prompt response.
• Victoria will fly in 350 medical staff from overseas to ease the pressure on its health system.
List of exposure sites.

ACT
• 14 new from 5,721 tests, all locally acquired.
• 190 active cases, 9 in hospital, 1 in ICU in critical condition.
• All new cases linked to known cases or exposure sites.
• 13 in quarantine for their entire infectious period, 1 infectious in the community.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 2 new from 12,733 tests, both returned OS travellers in hotel quarantine.
• 35 active cases, 21 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• Regional quarantine facility being built near Wellcamp airport, outside Toowoomba. Construction underway, with 500 beds available by the end of the year and a total capacity of 1,000 by March.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 5,406 tests.
• 24 active cases (4 in hotel quarantine, 20 aboard MV Ken Hou in Fremantle), 0 in hospital.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 4,907 tests.
• 3 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from 1,748 tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.
• All children over the age of 12 now eligible to receive a Pfizer vaccination.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 1,359 tests.
• 0 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 69 new from 41,739 tests, 68 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in managed isolation.
• 314 active cases, 13 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• Total number of community cases in Auckland is now 263 and in 14 Wellington. The two new Wellington cases are household contacts in isolation during their infectious period. 
• 10 Auckland schools now have positive cases and two university libraries are exposure sites.
List of exposure sites. Now almost 500 locations.

Australia COVID-19 update 27 August 2021.

Australia wide — 982 new locally acquired cases, 4 new OS acquired cases, 2 deaths.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 885 new from 118,120 tests, 882 locally acquired, 3 OS travellers in hotel quarantine, 2 deaths.
• Over 13,900 active cases, 767 in hospital, 117 in ICU (103 unvaccinated), 47 ventilated.
• A man in 60s has died at Nepean Hospital (source of his infection) and a man in his 90s died at Concord Hospital, having acquired his infection at Canterbury Hospital.
• There have been 16,556 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 81 deaths.
• NSW is no longer reporting linked and unlinked cases daily. 773 of today's new 882 cases are under investigation.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 325 Western Sydney, 265 SW Sydney, 82 Sydney, 60 Nepean Blue Mountains, 53 SE Sydney, 40 Western NSW, 17 Northern Sydney, 9 Far West NSW, 5 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 2 Hunter New England, 24 yet to be assigned an LHD.
• Ongoing sewage surveillance has detected virus fragments in Tamworth, Merimbula, Picton and Nyngan. Affected residents urged to be alert.
• New University of Sydney research shows that under the current settings, NSW daily case numbers will continue to climb and could peak between 1,500 and 6,000 a day by early October under current restriction settings.
• Staggered school return from October 25, mandatory staff vaccinations from November 8, HSC exams delayed until November 9. Mandatory mask wearing in high school.
List of exposure sites.

VICTORIA
• 79 from 50,535 tests, all locally acquired.
• 660 active cases, 25 in hospital, 11 in ICU, 9 ventilated.
• Of the 79 locally acquired cases, 63 are linked to known outbreaks with 16 mystery cases. Not yet clear how many of the new cases were in isolation.
• New cases breakdown: 46 Melbourne’s western suburbs (Wyndham 12, Newport 11), 10 Shepparton outbreak, 9 Broadmeadows cluster, 6 Carlton and Brunswick cluster, 2 Caroline Springs shopping centre, 2 in the city of Monash, 1 in Geelong, 1 Royal Melbourne Hospital, 2 cases investigation. 
• There are now 19 cases connected to the Royal Melbourne Hospital and 79 active cases linked to the Shepparton area.
• An aged care home in Echuca is in lockdown after a fully vaccinated staff member tested positive.
List of exposure sites. New northern Victoria sites at Echuca, Kyabram and Mooroopna.

ACT
• 21 new from 5,872 tests, all locally acquired.
• 209 active cases, 11 in hospital, 1 in ICU in a critical condition.
• 15 of the 21 new cases linked to known cases or exposure sites with 14 in quarantine for their entire infectious period, 6 infectious in the community and 1 under investigation.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 1 new from 13,591 tests, a returned OS traveller in hotel quarantine.
• 30 active cases, 24 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• Restrictions eased for 11 SE Queensland council areas but indoor mask wearing continues.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 3,770 tests.
• 24 active cases, 0 in hospital.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 5,872 tests.
• 2 active cases, 1 in hospital.
• A Broken Hill woman in her 40s with COVID, classified as an active case in NSW, was flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital yesterday. She is in a serious but stable condition.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 0 new from 1,627 tests.
• 1 active case, 0 in hospital.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from 1,297 tests.
• 0 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 70 new from 37,020 tests, all locally acquired.
• The new cases are all in Auckland bringing the total number of cases in the latest outbreak to 347. 
• 384 active cases, 17 in hospital, 1 in ICU.
• Lockdown easing to Level 3 for all of New Zealand south of the Auckland boundary from August 31.
List of exposure sites.

VACCINES
• ATAGI has approved the Pfizer vaccine for children between 12 and 15. It will be up to states and territories to decide when mass vaccine hubs start vaccinating children.

• Queensland Police have arrested a serial border breacher yet again.

The 49-year-old woman was found at an address at Warwick on the Southern Downs this morning barricaded in one of the bedrooms. She'd previously tried three times to illegally enter the state through Goondiwindi. Last week she was fined $4,135 - and taken back to Boggabilla in NSW - after being found hiding in the boot of a car on the back of a tow truck.

• Two truck drivers from NSW return positive COVID tests in WA.

The men, aged 23 and 29, travelled in one truck from NSW, via Victoria and South Australia, before arriving in WA. They had previously tested negative in NSW on August 25 as part of the routine freight drivers screening tests. Four contacts have already been identified and the men have been taken into hotel quarantine exhibiting mild symptoms. Both have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Premier Mark McGowan said the men have had very little contact with the general public, sleeping in their truck cabin after arriving at a warehouse in the Perth suburb of Kewdale.

Thank for the stats RnR

Did not bother to watch our dilly  Gladys this morning Shaking Head Emoji GIFs | Tenor 

Yes Suze I am over her too

Australia COVID-19 update 28 August 2021.

Australia wide — 1,125 new locally acquired cases, 9 new OS acquired cases, 2 deaths.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 1,036 new from 129,182 tests, 1,035 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in hotel quarantine, 2 deaths.
• Over 14,900 active cases, 778 in hospital, 125 in ICU, 52 ventilated.
• A new daily case record for NSW and the largest number ever recorded by an Australian jurisdiction in a 24-hour period.
• A woman in her 70s died at Nepean Hospital (her infection source) and a woman in her 80s died at Westmead Hospital.
• There have been 17,582 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 83 deaths.
• NSW no longer reporting daily linked/unlinked COVID cases or numbers under investigation.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 398 Western Sydney, 316 SW Sydney, 100 Sydney, 78 Nepean Blue Mountains, 52 SE Sydney, 42 Western NSW, 25 Northern Sydney, 7 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 4 Far West NSW, 3 Hunter New England, 2 Central Coast, 8 to be assigned to an LHD.
• Ongoing sewage surveillance has detected virus fragments in Brewarrina, Moree, Merimbula, Baradine and Bonny Hills.
• Authorities still most concerned about escalating cases in SW Sydney, particularly in the suburbs of Guildford, Maryland, Auburn, Granville, Bankstown, and Greystanes.
List of exposure sites.

VICTORIA
• 64 from 55,333 tests, all locally acquired.
• 701 active cases, 23 in hospital, 14 in ICU, 9 ventilated.
• Of the 64 locally-acquired cases, 49 are linked to known outbreaks and 36 have been in quarantine throughout their infectious period.
• New cases breakdown: 21 Western suburbs (9 Wyndham, 8 Newport/Altona North, 3 Hume), 10 Broadmeadows cluster, 9 linked to various recent cases, 7 Shepparton, 7 Brunswick/Carlton area, 7 Port Melbourne/St Kilda, 1 Al-Taqwa College, 1 Dandenong, 1 mystery case.
List of exposure sites. More than 848 listed.

ACT
• 26 new from 3,554 tests, all locally acquired.
• 233 active cases, 10 in hospital, 1 in ICU in a critical condition.
• 20 of the 26 new cases linked to known cases or exposure sites with 15 in quarantine for their entire infectious period, 7 infectious in the community and 4 under investigation.
• From today in the ACT, hardware stores, pet supply stores and office supply stores will be limited to click-and-collect services only.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 4 new from 11,450 tests, all returned OS travellers in hotel quarantine.
• 26 active cases, 21 in hospital, 0 in ICU.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 2 new from N/A tests, both returned OS travellers in hotel quarantine.
• 28 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• The 2 new cases are in addition to the two interstate truck drivers who will be counted in the NSW totals. Premier reiterated the truck drivers had done nothing wrong, pose a 'very low' risk and are now in hotel quarantine.
List of exposure sites.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 1 new from 5,043 tests, a teenage OS traveller quarantined in a medi-hotel.
• 3 active cases, 1 in hospital.
• Two petrol stations in Ceduna and Port Augusta listed as tier one exposure sites after positive NSW truck drivers travelled through the state. More.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 1 new from 1,621 tests, a returned OS traveller at the Howard Springs facility.
• 2 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• The new case is an asymptomatic 2 year old male from a London repatriation flight.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from N/A tests.
• 0 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 83 new from 36,418 tests, 82 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in managed isolation.
• 429 active cases, 25 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• The new cases are all in Auckland bringing the total number of cases in the latest outbreak to 429 (Auckland 415, Wellington 14). 
• All of the cases have or are being transferred safely to a quarantine facility.
List of exposure sites.

Australia COVID-19 update 29 August 2021.

Australia wide — 1,324 new locally acquired cases, 5 new OS acquired cases, 6 deaths.

NEW SOUTH WALES
• 1,221 new from 106,038 tests, 1,218 locally acquired, 3 OS travellers in hotel quarantine, 6 deaths.
• 16,000+ active cases, 813 in hospital, 126 in ICU (113 unvaccinated, 12 one dose), 54 ventilated.
• Another new daily record for the state!!
• 3 people in their 80s and 3 people in their 70s have died, 4 were unvaccinated and 2 had 1 dose.
• There have been 18,792 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021 and 89 deaths.
• NSW no longer reporting daily linked cases or number infectious in the community.
• New cases by Local Health Districts are 466 Western Sydney, 421 SW Sydney, 96 Sydney, 67 SE Sydney, 66 Nepean Blue Mountains, 28 Northern Sydney, 25 Western NSW, 13 Illawarra Shoalhaven, 7 Hunter New England, 2 Central Coast, 2 Far West NSW, 25 yet to be assigned an LHD.
• Ongoing sewage surveillance has detected virus fragments in Toukley, Trangie, Byron Bay, Temora, Cooma and Tamworth. Urgent call from for locals to get tested in Cooma and Merimbula after virus fragments detected for a second time in less than a week.
• Twelve inmates at Sydney's Parklea prison in the city's west have tested positive. They are in isolation with the jail in lockdown.
• Priority Pfizer access given to the Camden LGA in addition to the other 12 Sydney LGAs of concern.
List of exposure sites.

VICTORIA
• 93 from 51,030 tests, 92 locally acquired, 1 OS traveller in hotel quarantine.
• 773 active cases, 44 in hospital, 13 in ICU, 9 ventilated.
• Of the 773 active cases 300 are under the age of 20.
• Of the 92 locally-acquired cases, 61 have so far been linked to existing cases and outbreaks with at least 19 cases were in full isolation during the infectious period.
• New cases breakdown includes: 9 Shepparton outbreak, 12 Newport cluster, 12 Broadmeadows area, 9 household contacts of an earlier schools outbreak, 4 Woolworths Altona North, 1 Flinders St apartment building and 1 in a Port Melbourne site.
• Victoria's highest daily tally so far in 2021, the largest since 2 September 2020 with 110 cases.
• Premier Andrews says it's not possible to end lockdown on September 2.
List of exposure sites.

ACT
• 13 new from 2,087 tests, all locally acquired.
• 230 active cases, 10 in hospital (all unvaccinated), 1 in ICU, 20 cases fully recovered.
• All 13 of today's new cases are linked to known cases or ongoing clusters.
• 8 new cases in quarantine for their entire infectious period, with 5 infectious in the community.
List of exposure sites.

QUEENSLAND
• 1 new from 6,503 tests, locally acquired.
• 26 active cases, 23 in hospital, 0 in ICU.
• The new local case is the last member of a family in the Indooroopilly cluster to be infected and was in isolation for their entire infectious period.

NORTHERN TERRITORY
• 1 new from 1,641 tests, a returned OS traveller at the Howard Springs facility.
• 3 active cases, 0 in hospital.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from N/A tests.
• 28 active cases, 0 in hospital.
• 22 of the 23 contacts of the two positive NSW truck drivers have tested negative, final results expected today. All are in isolation and are being tested regularly. 
List of exposure sites.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
• 0 new from 5,060 tests.
• 3 active cases, 1 in hospital.
• 8 new tier 1 exposure sites added in connection with two infected truck drivers who visited SA from NSW two weeks in a row. After viewing CCTV footage, authorities concerned people at risk have not checked in to the affected locations.
List of exposure sites.

TASMANIA
• 0 new from N/A tests.
• 0 active cases, 0 in hospital.

NEW ZEALAND
• 85 new from 23,139 tests, 83 locally acquired, 2 OS travellers in managed isolation.
• 551 active cases, 34 in hospital, 2 in ICU.
• Of the new cases, 82 are in Auckland with one is in Wellington (a close contact of an existing case already in isolation).
• The total number of community cases in Auckland is now 496 and in Wellington it is 15.
• There are still seven sub-clusters in the outbreak - the M?ngere church cluster is still the largest with 237 cases now while the Birkdale cluster is the second biggest with 68 cases.
• A worker at a managed isolation facility has tested positive. 73 essential workers have been infected so far in the current NZ Delta outbreak.
List of exposure sites.

AUSTRALIA VACCINES
• Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine will be offered only to those eligible for the Pfizer vaccine when it is rolled out in Australia next month. Those over the age of 60 will remain eligible only for the AstraZeneca vaccine.

 

'This virus is not a joke for young people': Schoolgirl, 17, urges other teenagers to get vaccinated after Covid put her in hospital just THREE DAYS after she had her first jab 

Schoolgirl, 17, urges teenagers to get vaccinated

Maisy Evans (left and right in hospital), 17, from Newport, South Wales, was rushed to The Grange University Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19 earlier this month. The schoolgirl, who was admitted to hospital just three days after receiving her first jab, was soon diagnosed with a Covid-related blood clot in her lung following numerous blood tests, X-rays and CT scans. She has now urged more young people to 'take this virus seriously' and get vaccinated.

 

I wish the politicians would get their act together, some 17  years olds seem to be taken as adults some as children!     The right hand is not knowing what their left hands are doing and it is a disgrace;  husband wrote to our local Federal Member and told him he will not be voting for him anymore!    Yes he did have a reply and husband replied back to him!    I think they had better get their responsibilities sorted out before the next federal election.

New Covid variant detected in South Africa has already been found in England as scientists warn it is the 'most mutated variant so far'

The C.1.2 strain, which was first detected in South Africa, is linked to 'increased transmissibility' and 'could be more infectious' than other mutations, scientists said.

 

Thats ok for them to say that it is a small country, what about the large populations and large land masses?

It will be required to get everyone with at least two shots then the following year the next third shot I guess?  That is how the flu protection is working, so we get a new one each year.

The people that do not believe in having them jabs are the ones that put me and others at deaths door.

 

Israel says anyone with just two Covid jabs needs a THIRD shot to be properly protected against virus as it offers new injections to its entire population, including children as young as 12

'We have to complete third doses for all of our citizens. I call on those aged 12 and up to go out and immediately take the third shot. The third dose of the vaccine works' Prime Minister Bennet said

 

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