Health workers take swab samples at a drive-through testing clinic in Sydney, epicentre of Australia’s Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS Health workers take swab samples at a drive-through testing clinic in Sydney, epicentre of Australia’s Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
Health workers take swab samples at a drive-through testing clinic in Sydney, epicentre of Australia’s Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS

Coronavirus: Australia’s deaths top 1,000; Malaysia’s PM in quarantine after contact with Covid-19 patient

  • The Delta variant has breached Australia’s fortress-style controls and entrenched itself deep enough that plans to eliminate it are being ditched
  • Elsewhere, New Zealand health authorities reported what they believe to be the country’s first death linked to the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers take swab samples at a drive-through testing clinic in Sydney, epicentre of Australia’s Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS Health workers take swab samples at a drive-through testing clinic in Sydney, epicentre of Australia’s Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
Health workers take swab samples at a drive-through testing clinic in Sydney, epicentre of Australia’s Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
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