China locks down major transportation hub as it grapples with largest Covid outbreak since April

 China has locked down a major transportation hub in the south, as the country grapples with its largest Covid outbreak since April. More than 28,000 new infections were reported nationwide – nearing a record high since the pandemic began. Guangdong province and the city of Chongqing logged over 16,000 and…

New Zealand Says Solved ‘Puzzle’ Of Covid Outbreak That Forced Lockdown

Wellington:  New Zealand reported a breakthrough Thursday in tracing the source of a Covid-19 outbreak that plunged the nation into lockdown, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying it should help “stamp out” the virus. Health officials have been trying to determine how an Auckland man contracted the…

Sydney’s Covid Outbreak A “National Emergency” As Cases Spike

Sydney:  Sydney’s fast-growing coronavirus outbreak has become a “national emergency,” state leaders said Friday, as Australia’s largest city reported another record number of new infections. Admitting a month-long lockdown had so far failed to stop a Delta-variant outbreak, the state of…