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First death from Omicron variant registered in Australia: New South Wales Health

Canberra/UNI/Sputnik: The first death from the Omicron strain of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Australia, the health department of the state of New South Wales reports.

COVID-19: More cases of Omicron variant reported in Australia's New South Wales state

Sydney/UNI/Xinhua: More cases infected with the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 were reported in Australia's state of New South Wales (NSW).

US, Australia ban entry to travellers from South Africa amid Covid-19 variant 'Omicron' scare

Washington/UNI: The United States and  Australia have issued official orders restricting travel from South Africa amid the growing concerns of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.

Australia surpasses 200,000 total Covid-19 cases amid battle against 3rd wave

Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: Australia has reported its most coronavirus deaths in almost a month as the country surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases amid the battle against the third wave of infect ...

Australia hits 90 pc Covid-19 vaccine first dose rate

Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: Australia has hit a new milestone in Covid-19 vaccination, with 90 percent of adults having received the one dose.

Australia registers over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for 3rd day

Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: Australia has reported more than 2,000 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day as the country continues to battle the third wave of COVID-19 infections.

Australia: Covid lockdown extended till September in Sydney

Sydney: The authorities in Australia's Sydney have extended the lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus infection till September.

COVID-19 in Australia: 18,000 police officers patrolling Sydney streets to enforce lockdown

Canberra/UNI/Sputnik: Almost 18,000 police officers and 800 soldiers are patrolling the streets of Sydney in Australia to enforce COVID-19 lockdown imposed in New South Wales state in Jun ...

Australia further restricts international movement due to coronavirus : Reports

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: Australians who live overseas will now be required to provide "compelling reasons" for returning to their place of residence after visiting as the country fu ...