omicron: Australia nears Omicron peak as daily infections hover around records – Times of India

omicron Australia nears Omicron peak as daily infections hover around

SYDNEY: Australia has likely neared the peak of its Omicron wave, authorities said on Saturday, but warned daily infections will linger near record levels for “the next few weeks” after more than 100,000 cases were reported for a fourth straight day. Having limited the spread of the coronavirus through tough restrictions earlier in the pandemic, … Read more

omicron: Australia relaxes testing rules amid Omicron surge – Times of India

omicron Australia relaxes testing rules amid Omicron surge Times

SYDNEY: Australia on Thursday narrowed its definition of close contacts of coronavirus cases and relaxed requirements for Covid-19 tests, as daily cases topped 20,000 for the first time in the pandemic, in a bid to relieve pressure on testing sites. Australia is grappling with the rapid spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant after most states … Read more