‘The strategy is working’: Daniel Andrews

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the state’s “strategy is working” with 100 per cent of the 11 new locally acquired cases in isolation for the entirety of their infectious period. “That means that they’re not a risk to public health, the strategy is working,” he...

English emergency workers to avoid quarantine

Emergency service workers in England will be allowed to avoid quarantine under new rules aimed at minimising disruption to essential services. The government has promised to open extra testing sites near critical workplaces, but doctors warn the policies are unsafe and could increase the spread...

US counties bring back mask mandates

Cypress College Political Science Professor Peter Mathews says some counties in the United States have brought back mask mandates – with the governor of California encouraging schools to make children wear them. “Los Angeles County and also St Louis County in Missouri, they have mandated...