School COVID outbreaks spark huge testing queues in Melbourne | 7NEWS

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “School COVID outbreaks spark huge testing queues in Melbourne | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

The number of Omicron cases is growing in Australia, including a suspected case of community transmission in Sydney. But the six month time frame for booster shots won’t be reduced, with health experts increasingly optimistic the variant is milder than Delta.

7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

About This Source - 7NEWS Australia

Seven News is the television news service of the Seven Network and, as of 2016, the highest-rating in Australia. The news service draws upon overseas channels for select international coverage. The network’s Director of News and Current Affairs is Craig McPherson.

Recent from 7NEWS Australia:

  • Queensland’s international borders could be open by Thursday | 7NEWS
  • Australia warned to brace for a surge in COVID deaths | 7NEWS
  • Novak Djokovic arrives in Serbia with French Open in doubt after vaccine rules confirmed | 7NEWS
  • 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

  • LIVE: NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet provides COVID update as state records deadliest day | ABC News
  • PM remains under pressure as Dominic Cummings launches fresh ‘partygate’ claims | ITV News
  • Victoria hospitals in crisis as experts flag Omicron ‘peak’ | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia
  • Medical expert on a possible COVID-19 peak in Northeast as daily cases drop
  • Workplace strike threats over RAT shortage, COVID-19 safety | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia
  • In This Story: Omicron

    The Omicron variant of Covid-19 (also known as B.1.1.529) has been declared a Variant of Concern.

    The Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) is an independent group of experts that periodically monitors and evaluates the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and assesses if specific mutations and combinations of mutations alter the behaviour of the virus. The TAG-VE was convened on 26 November 2021 to assess the SARS-CoV-2 variant: B.1.1.529 – which is known as Omicron – the group declared the variant a Variant of Concern.

    5 Recent Items: Omicron

  • Victoria hospitals in crisis as experts flag Omicron ‘peak’ | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia
  • Medical expert on a possible COVID-19 peak in Northeast as daily cases drop
  • Was Omicron less severe than predicted?
  • Unions threaten stop-work action if COVID-safe conditions aren’t met | ABC News
  • How Hospitals Nationwide Are Coping With Relentless Omicron Surge
  • 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

  • Strikers upset Sixers to lock in finals spot | BBL|11
  • Paula Badosa is 3 for 3 in WTA finals after victory in Sydney 🙌
  • Higher land values mean higher land tax and council rates in NSW | 7NEWS
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....