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New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, reports first Omicron death
The fatal case was identified as a man in his 80s who was infected at an aged care facility in western Sydney. He was fully vaccinated but had underlying health conditions.
Published on Dec 27, 2021 08:04 AM IST
Covid-19 travel: Sydney to further ease curbs on Monday as vaccinations pick up
Although limited to people who are fully inoculated, the relaxation in the state of New South Wales, home to Sydney, lifts limits on house guests or outdoor gatherings, among other measures.
Updated on Nov 07, 2021 12:26 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
Australian's New South Wales to end quarantine for vaccinated travellers
State Premier Dominic Perrottet announced that vaccinated travellers who tested negative to Covid-19 before flying to Sydney would be spared 14 days in hotel quarantine from Nov. 1.
Updated on Oct 15, 2021 09:37 AM IST
Australia's trial home quarantine for vaccinated arrivals to ease travel curbs
Australia’s New South Wales to conduct a pilot program of home quarantine in the next couple of weeks, which could apply to Australians, non-residents and crew for flagship carrier Qantas Airways Ltd, signalling an easing of one of the most hardcore border regimes in the world
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 07:37 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
Sydney faces harshest lockdown since Covid-19 pandemic as coronavirus cases soar
New South Wales capital, Sydney, struggles under record surge of coronavirus cases. Officials toughen curbs across eight local council areas where most new infections were being reported and seek the military's help to enforce Covid-19 lockdown rules.
Updated on Jul 30, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Sydney's extended lockdown suppress Covid-19 cases of contagious Delta variant
Sydney's lockdown started on June 26 and will remain in place until at least July 30. New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said that though Covid-19 case numbers are bouncing around, they are seeing a stabilisation and the coronavirus infection is not growing exponentially
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Sydney struggles to contain Covid-19 Delta infections, goes into lockdown
The lockdown restrictions in Sydney, which were scheduled to end on Wednesday, are now extended until midnight on July 2 as Covid-19 Delta infections spike
Updated on Jun 25, 2021 09:40 AM IST
Giant mice plague forces Australia to turn to banned poison
The crisis has prompted the New South Wales government to release A$50 million ($39 million) in funding to tackle the infestation it calls an economic and public health crisis
Published on May 13, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Sydney extends Covid-19 restrictions for another week on untraceable case
The New South Wales state government has extended Covid-19 safety measures until 12:01 a.m. on May 17 after health officials said they were unable to identify how a man in the community caught coronavirus.
Updated on May 09, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Queensland defeat New South Wales to win their ninth Sheffield Shield title
The Bulls clinched victory before lunch on the fourth day of the scheduled five-day match after leg spinner Mitch Swepson (3-68) helped bowl out New South Wales for 213 in the visitors' second innings.
Published on Apr 18, 2021 09:22 AM IST
AP | , Brisbane, Australia
Australian states lift travel restrictions amid zero local Covid-19 cases
Australian state borders to reopen as New South Wales recorded its 11th day of zero local coronavirus cases on Thursday, enabling Queensland to lift travel restrictions along with Victoria state which will relax travel with Sydney.
Updated on Jan 28, 2021 07:57 AM IST