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WELLINGTON (Reuters) -New Zealand's city streets were largely deserted on Wednesday as the country returned to life in lockdown for the first time in six months in a bid to halt any spread of the infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus.
KOTA KINABALU: Hundreds of people turned up as the first walk-in vaccination centre in the Sandakan district opens its doors, raising concern of the difficulties in policing compliance to Covid-19 SOPs.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) -New Zealand plans to allow quarantine-free entry to vaccinated travellers from low-risk countries from early 2022, as it looks to open its borders again after nearly 18 months of pandemic-induced isolation.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand should keep its borders shut until early 2022 and reopen only after the vast majority of its adults have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, a government-appointed panel said on Wednesday.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Under pressure from businesses and public sectors facing a worker shortage that policymakers fear will fuel inflation, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is due to unveil plans this week to reopen the country's borders.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia's two largest states reported sharp increases in new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a blow to hopes that lockdown restrictions would be lifted with more than half the country's population under stay-at-home orders.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -The Australian state of Victoria extended on Wednesday a snap coronavirus lockdown in its capital of Melbourne for a second week, as it scrambles to rein in a highly contagious variant first detected in India, but will ease some curbs elsewhere.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian officials reinstated social distancing measures across greater Sydney on Thursday, as they scrambled to find missing tranmission links in a COVID-19 case connected to an Indian variant of the virus.
PETALING JAYA: Ten cases of the South African Covid-19 variant have been detected in Kelantan.
PETALING JAYA: The double mutant Covid-19 strain from India has been detected in the country, says the Health Ministry.