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New Zealand queries virus approach as Delta outbreak grows

New Zealand conceded its ambitious "COVID zero" elimination strategy may no longer be viable on Sunday as an outbreak of the virulent Delta variant spread further......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardAug 22nd, 2021

New Zealand PM warns virus outbreak will grow

National lockdown — New Zealand’s first in 15 months — is scheduled to last three days.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Delta variant confirmed in New Zealand, virus case total at five

A coronavirus case that plunged New Zealand into a snap national lockdown was confirmed as the Delta variant Wednesday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, as four more cases emerged......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Brisbane to lift virus lockdown while Sydney outbreak grows

Australia's third-largest city of Brisbane will lift a lockdown Sunday after containing a virus cluster, while an outbreak that has kept Sydney paralysed for weeks continues to grow......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Sydney extends virus lockdown as Delta cluster grows

More than five million Sydney residents will spend at least another week in coronavirus lockdown, Australian authorities said Wednesday, after detecting another 27 new cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

Ardern hits back at Trump’s ‘patently wrong’ virus claims

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday slapped down Donald Trump’s talk of an out-of-control coronavirus “surge” in New Zealand as “patently wrong”. She expressed dismay after the US president exaggerated the new virus outbreak in New Zealand as a “huge surge” that Americans would do well to avoid. “Anyone who is following,” Ardern said, “will […] The post Ardern hits back at Trump’s ‘patently wrong’ virus claims appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 18th, 2020

New Zealand PM delays election after virus return

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday delayed New Zealand's looming election by four weeks to October 17 after a renewed coronavirus outbreak hampered campaigning......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2020

New Zealand s Ardern kicks off election campaign after taming virus

Auckland, New Zealand | New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern kicked off her Labour Party's election campaign Saturday riding high in the opinion polls after a successful response to the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Ardern kicks off election campaign after taming virus

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern kicked off her Labour Party’s election campaign Saturday riding high in the opinion polls after a successful response to the coronavirus outbreak. Ardern’s popularity as preferred prime minister — often referred to as “Jacindamania” — topped 60 percent in the latest surveys following her leadership through the Christchurch mosque […] The post Ardern kicks off election campaign after taming virus appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

New Zealand thrown into lockdown over single suspected Delta case

WELLINGTON — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern put New Zealand under strict lockdown on Tuesday after the country’s first coronavirus case in six months was reported in the largest city of Auckland. Ardern’s “go hard, go early” strategy has helped curb COVID-19 but her announcement left people struggling to stack up essentials, businesses shutting abruptly and schools and […] The post New Zealand thrown into lockdown over single suspected Delta case appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Police still haven’t caught a Delta virus

Policemen and barangay tanods deployed in the streets to stop COVID-19 infection have not captured a single Delta variant, much less slapped the veerus as President Duterte once threatened to do, and here comes another variant, the Lambda, to add to the scary scenario......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

More ECQ ‘unwise’

The Metro-wide containment measures to prevent the rapid surge of the more virulent Covid-19 Delta variant have significantly impacted the domestic economy, with the business sector urging the Duterte administration to look for alternative action in fighting the virus. Ed Lacson, acting president and vice president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Science will ultimately overcome the coronavirus

More than a year since the COVID-19 outbreak, the coronavirus continues its rampage all over the world with the Delta variant deemed to account for majority of new cases, prompting many places to impose fresh lockdowns......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Kim and Jerald share secret to a strong relationship

It is not just superstar Jennifer Aniston who annihilated people in her weekly routine because of refusing to take the jab. Even here in the Philippines, local celebrities are also voicing out concerns over colleagues they won’t name but who wouldn’t like to do his or her part to help stop the wild spread of the virus, especially with the presence of the Delta variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Local shares tank on rebalancing, virus fears

Local shares fell on Friday as investors make last-minute adjustments to their portfolios ahead of the main index’s rebalancing, while unease over rising infections grows......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

The virus strikes back

In the past weeks, as Delta raced around the globe in what has been dubbed as the coronavirus striking back, one scary word has kept popping up: endemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Costly fake news

Whoever spread the fake news on social media last week linking vaccinations to ayuda, causing those potential superspreader mass gatherings at several inoculation sites, must be found and exposed unprotected to the Delta virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Tokyo hands Olympic baton to Beijing but virus, boycott calls weigh

The focus immediately shifts to Beijing as the curtain falls on the Tokyo Olympics, with a growing coronavirus outbreak in China and boycott calls looming large just six months from the start of the Winter Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Alden inatake ng nerbiyos nang magka-COVID ang taong laging kasama; Gladys may warning sa mga bakunadong Pinoy

Alden Richards, Gladys Reyes at Christopher Roxas MULING nanawagan ang Asia’s Multimedia Star na si Alden Richards sa sambayanang Filipino na magpabakuna na kontra-COVID-19. Sa gitna ng patuloy na banta sa bansa ng killer virus, lalo na ang pagdami ng nahahawa ng Delta variant, hinikayat ng Kapuso Drama Prince ang lahat ng Pinoy na magpaturok […] The post Alden inatake ng nerbiyos nang magka-COVID ang taong laging kasama; Gladys may warning sa mga bakunadong Pinoy appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

No choice

Metro Manila is back to ECQ and that is a good thing given the serious threat of the Delta variant of the COVID virus......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Impending ECQ in Metro forces PBA to suspend games

As Metro Manila is set to go under stricter quarantine status in three days owing to surging infections caused by Corona virus Delta variant, the PBA has decided to suspend its conduct of the games in a development that could derail the league’s timetable for what has already been an abbreviated 46th season......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021