Deputy CMO says ‘unlimited workforce support’ offered to Penrith aged-care facility | ABC News

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly says all parties involved are working to assist the residents of Newmarch House aged-care facility in Penrith in Sydney’s west, which has seen several residents die from COVID-19.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Internet celebrities sell goods through livestreaming during the epidemic
  • Auckland Airport worker tests positive to COVID-19 | 7NEWS
  • NZ airport worker contracts COVID-19, Victoria’s rebooted vaccine program begins | 9 News Australia
  • How Do Digital Health Passports Work?
  • Boris Johnson urges people to continue following ‘sensible’ lockdown rules as England opens up
  • In This Story: Sydney

    Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia‘s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design.

    • Population: 5.23 million (2018)

    3 Recent Items: Sydney

  • New report flags concerns about an over-diagnosis of ADHD | The Drum
  • CHILD OR GHOST? | Driver’s dashcam captures eerie footage of ‘child’ wandering on a highway | 7NEWS
  • 7NEWS Update – April 20: PM launches soldier suicide inquiry; NZ travel bubble opens | 7NEWS
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