Ebene News – UA – Live: Subdued celebrations as 2021 kicks off under coronavirus cloud

There have been no new cases of the coronavirus in Victoria in the past 24 hours, giving authorities hope they have contained an outbreak linked to NSW

The coronavirus put a damper on New Year’s celebrations across the country as fireworks were canceled and Victorians spent hours trying to flee New South Wales

Hi! Two more were reported last night, pushing that total up Vic DHHS just released their chart to show it (and again, a reminder that we already know about these five cases)

Here’s a great way to start your 2021, Victoria – there hasn’t been a new case of the coronavirus in the state overnight!

This means the total number of cases linked to the latest cluster in Victoria remains at eight – three were detected on Wednesday and five yesterday

Yesterday’s five cases, which were announced by the Victoria government before the NSW border closed, are expected to appear in today’s DHHS update

(Just a quick reminder that Victoria’s reporting period for official coronavirus figures released by DHHS is until midnight the day before)

Jeroen Weimar of DHHS told ABC Radio Melbourne that the fact that no new cases were detected was a “positive” sign that transmission of the virus was being stopped

New coronavirus infections in the Japanese capital hit an all-time high of 1,337 on New Year’s Eve and the celebrations were halted as the country battles a third wave of the pandemic The highest daily number of cases for the capital was 949 people reported last Saturday Across the country, new cases topped 4,000 for the first time, according to local media

Instead of launching events in 2021 filled with dance music and fireworks, many South Africans have responded to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call to light a candle to honor those who have died in the pandemic and the health workers who are on the front lines of fighting the disease The current resurgence of the coronavirus in the country is fueled by a new, more infectious variant The country has announced a record high of 17,710 new cases and 465 deaths during over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to more than 1,039,000, including 28,033 deaths

Amid the icy slow pace of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, the French government on Thursday pledged to step up the pace, delivering faster inoculation to a wider range of health workers from the Next week France has reported virus-related deaths of more than 64,000 people since the start of the pandemic

Italy recorded 23,477 confirmed cases on Thursday, the highest in nearly a month, and reached 21 million confirmed cases There were 555 confirmed deaths recorded on the last day of the year, bearing the total at 74,159 This is the fifth highest death toll in the world and the highest in Europe

Also in Victoria, their health department released an updated list of public display sites early this morning Here is the latest

If you have visited any of the places listed in the table below on the date and time indicated, you must get tested immediately and quarantine yourself for 14 days from the date of the exhibition

If you have visited any of the locations listed in the table below on the date and time indicated, you should get tested immediately and quarantine yourself until you receive a negative result

If you have visited any of the places listed in the table below, you should watch for symptoms – If symptoms develop, immediately take a test and isolate until you get a negative result

Victoria is wasting no time today – we have time for the update, and they have also released details of the coronavirus fragments detected in the sewage from Lakes Entrance

Viral fragments were detected in the sample of wastewater collected at the entrance to the Lakes Entrance treatment plant on December 29

The Department of Health and Human Services urges anyone in the area of ​​the entrance to the lakes showing symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), no matter how mild, to get tested and stay alert. house until they receive their result

The Bairnsdale Regional Health Services drive-thru test site is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. New Years Day and weekends

There will be an increase in wastewater samples taken at the entrance to the lakes due to the unexpected result

A lot has happened on the last day of 2020! Here’s a quick look at some of the key events:

What border restrictions are in place in each state and territory for NSW and Victorian travelers

Hello and welcome not only to the coronavirus blog, but also to 2021! Hard to believe the last time I blogged with you was in 2020 Feels like so long ago

My name is Dan Smith and I’m here this morning to bring you the latest coronavirus news from across the country and around the world So have some coffee or tea, grab a chair and let’s go

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Ebene News – UA – Live: Subdued celebrations as 2021 ushered in under coronavirus cloud

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