Cars lining up outside a clinic in Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, amid a rise in people seeking Covid-19 PCR tests. Photo: EPA-EFE
Cars lining up outside a clinic in Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, amid a rise in people seeking Covid-19 PCR tests. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: surging cases in New Zealand, Australia, US, France darken holiday mood

  • New Zealand has seen cases more than double since Christmas Eve while Australians in New South Wales are queuing up in droves to get tested
  • New daily Omicron cases in the US have surpassed those in the Delta wave, while France, Italy and Ireland are seeing a record number of new infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Cars lining up outside a clinic in Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, amid a rise in people seeking Covid-19 PCR tests. Photo: EPA-EFE
Cars lining up outside a clinic in Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, amid a rise in people seeking Covid-19 PCR tests. Photo: EPA-EFE
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