Tag Archives: quarantine

BYU swimmer spent Olympics in ‘COVID jail’ despite never testing positive for the coronavirus

[ad_1] Josue Dominguez was negative. Again and again and again and again. Through 15 saliva tests and nearly 10 nose-violating PCR swabs, not once did the BYU swimmer test positive for COVID-19. Yet, he couldn’t go to the dining hall. He couldn’t train in a gym or a pool. He …

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Coronavirus case diagnosed days after man left hotel quarantine no longer under investigation

[ad_1] The COVID-19 case of a man who tested positive three days after he left hotel quarantine in South Australia is no longer under investigation and has been classified as “historical”, SA Health says. Key points: The man aged in his 20s returned a “weak positive” result after a day-17 test …

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Coronavirus case tests positive in South Australia days after leaving hotel quarantine

A man with gloves holds a blood test in a plastic bag.

[ad_1] A man has tested positive for COVID-19 three days after he left quarantine in South Australia — but health authorities say he is “not considered infectious” and his case is of low risk to the public. Key points: The man aged in his 20s repeatedly tested negative while in …

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COVID live updates: No ‘magic number’ when it comes to vaccinations: Victoria’s Acting Premier James Merlino

[ad_1] New exposure sites listed in NSW Anyone who attended the following new venue of concern at the times listed is a close contact and must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result: Tempe – Salvos Stores, 7 …

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COVID live updates: Australia’s first local mRNA coronavirus vaccine trials will start ‘within months’

[ad_1] 1hhour agoSunSunday 20 JunJune 2021 at 2:24am By Michael Doyle 97 per cent of contacts at Whittlesea and Port Melbourne outbreaks have been cleard. 98 per cent of West Melbourne outbreak contacts have been cleared. 1hhour agoSunSunday 20 JunJune 2021 at 2:17am By Michael Doyle Finally, we are live …

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COVID live updates: Australia’s first local mRNA coronavirus vaccine trials will start ‘within months’

[ad_1] 39mminutes agoSunSunday 20 JunJune 2021 at 2:24am By Michael Doyle 97 per cent of contacts at Whittlesea and Port Melbourne outbreaks have been cleard. 98 per cent of West Melbourne outbreak contacts have been cleared. 46mminutes agoSunSunday 20 JunJune 2021 at 2:17am By Michael Doyle Finally, we are live …

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COVID live updates: CMO Paul Kelly says Australians who have had first AstraZeneca dose should not cancel second dose

[ad_1] CMO encourages people to get second AZ dose We’re hearing from Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly on the changes to the AstraZeneca vaccine advice. He said people should feel “very confident about what we do know about this vaccine … which is that it is very effective”. “The other important …

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COVID live updates: NSW and Victoria to give coronavirus updates at 11:00am

[ad_1] Questions from the audience Could anyone tell me what the definition of a ‘casual contact’ is as mentioned in the NT statement? -Sydney sider Morning, Sydney sider. As you mentioned, any person in the Northern Territory who has been identified as a “casual contact” by New South Wales health authorities must …

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Federal government backs Victorian proposal for purpose-built coronavirus quarantine hub

An artist impression of a quarantine hub.

[ad_1] The federal government is backing a Victorian plan to build a purpose-built coronavirus quarantine facility in the state. Key points: The federal government is understood to prefer building a facility near Avalon Airport Victorian officials are yet to sign the memorandum of understanding put forward by the Commonwealth A call …

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