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NT COVID outbreak spreads hundreds of kilometres to Lajamanu, community sent into lockdown

NT COVID outbreak spreads hundreds of kilometres to Lajamanu, community sent into lockdown

Another remote community in the Northern Territory has come under lockdown, after sewage samples in Lajamano tested positive for the coronavirus. The lockdown went into effect Saturday night in a community of about 500 people located 560 kilometers southwest of Katherine. Lockdown restrictions for fully vaccinated people were eased in Catherine on Saturday, with one …

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Coronavirus pandemic LIVE: Urgent testing after Sydney arrivals from southern Africa test positive to COVID-19; Border bans flagged as Omicron variant alarms chief health officers

Coronavirus pandemic LIVE: Urgent testing after Sydney arrivals from southern Africa test positive to COVID-19; Border bans flagged as Omicron variant alarms chief health officers

Federal Trade and Tourism Minister Dan Tehan said the new type of coronavirus was unlikely to delay the entry of international students and skilled workers into Australia from next month. Amid reports, several top health officials in states and territories urging the Commonwealth to close international borders to prevent the spread of Omicron, Tehan said …

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Australia Covid news live: country braces for Omicron as states and territories tighten border restrictions on overseas arrivals

The Northern Territory has two new cases of COVID-19, one arriving on a return flight from South Africa where the new and highly variable Omicron variant was detected. Minister of Health The authorities do not yet have the genetic sequence in relation to the passenger’s strain of infection Natasha Phyllis He says. She told reporters …

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‘What a disgrace’: Portugal football match a ‘shambles’ as side forced to start with NINE players

Benfica's forward Rafa da Silva (2L) is challenged by Belenenses' Burkinese defender Trova Boni (R) during the Portuguese league football match between Belenenses SAD and SL Benfica at the Jamor stadium in Oeiras, outskirts of Lisbon on November 27, 2021. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP)

Belenenses was forced to take to the field with just nine men against Benfica as the team grapple with the Covid outbreak, leading to farcical scenes and a half-time deficit with seven goals. Already having failed to win any of his opening eight matches, Belenenses had to take to the field with only nine players, …

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Alleged abduction of baby leaves woman critically injured on Gold Coast

Side of a Queensland police car in a Brisbane street

A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with the aggravated assault of a woman on the Gold Coast that police say is linked to the alleged abduction of an 11-month-old baby. the main points: The woman remains in critical condition at Gold Coast University Hospital The child was found safe and well around midnight …

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Security forces fire tear gas, arrest doens of protesters in Burkina Faso

A man yells as he walks past a pile of burning tyres.

Protesters burned tires and looted a government building in Burkina Faso’s capital after police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd calling for the country’s president to resign. the main points: Activist groups have called for protests in response to the upsurge in attacks by militant groups A recent attack by an al-Qaeda-linked group killed …

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Regional NSW in flooding firing line, but some communities are spared the worst

Regional NSW in flooding firing line, but some communities are spared the worst

Another night of anxiety passed for flood-affected residents in several regional NSW towns and rural areas. the main points: The Hunter River in Singleton seems to have peaked below previous expectations Floodwaters could reach major levels in Coonamble today Residents in Gunnedah and Wee Waa are still on alert from the rise of the Namui …

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