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New flights added to Qld virus alerts

Queensland has added two new Virgin Australia flights to its growing list of Covid exposure sites. Passengers on flight VA924 from Brisbane to Sydney, taking off at 8.05am on Saturday June 26, and flight VA957 from Sydney to Brisbane, taking off at 3.56pm on the same day, are now considered casual contacts of a confirmed… Read More »

Victoria begins its fourth virus lockdown

Victoria’s fourth COVID-19 lockdown is now underway as authorities urge people to get vaccinated to ensure this is the state’s last. The seven-day, statewide shutdown kicked in from midnight after a cluster of 26 cases of the Indian variant of the virus emerged in Whittlesea in Melbourne’s north. “The vaccine is really our only ticket… Read More »

States scramble as virus fears spread

Victoria has declared Perth a “red zone” and anyone entering the state from the Western Australia capital will have to quarantine for 14 days. Other states and territories have also announced restrictions on people travelling from WA after Premier Mark McGowan sent the Perth and Peel regions into a three day lockdown amid a COVID-19… Read More »