Day: December 23, 2021

Victoria records 2,095 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths as indoor mask mandate comes into effect

Victoria has recorded 2,095 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths. There are 15,471 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 663 people have died during the current outbreak. There are 397 patients in Victorian hospitals with COVID-19, including 75 active cases in intensive care and 40 patients on a ventilator. […]

U.S. airline industry steps up push for CDC to cut quarantine time for breakthrough Covid cases, warning of labor shortages

A trade group representing major U.S. airlines urged the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to halve its recommended quarantine time for individuals with breakthrough cases of Covid-19, warning the current 10 days could lead to labor shortages and flight disruptions. “As with healthcare, police, […]