Covid Australia live news update: NSW reports 210 cases as police try to block protest; Queensland announces snap lockdown

New South Wales records210 new locally acquired coronavirus cases– two-thirds in people aged under 40 – as police set upexclusion zoneover anti-lockdown protest;Queensland locks down 11 LGAs from 4pm today aftersix new cases. Follow latest newsQueensland snap lockdown: latest restrictions explainedState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefing5.29amBSTACT COVID-19 updateSaturday 31 July▪️ Cases today: 0▪️ Active cases: 0▪️ Total cases: 124▪️ Recovered: 121▪️ Lives lost: 3▪️ Test results (past 24 hours): 902▪️ Negative tests: 269,105▪️ Total ACT Gov administered vaccinations: 136,339ℹ️https://t.co/VhB7JOuITlpic.twitter.com/cjeLRuHEcN5.08amBSTMy colleagueAnne Davies tells me a police helicopter has been flying overhead telling people not to linger at Gordons Bay and saying police on foot are on their way to inspect.Can hear Police above Clovelly telling people to move on and leave beach and go home + Gordon ’s Bay. Headed towards Coogee now. Local police and sirens everywhere.@cokeefe9#sydneycovidContinue reading...
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Dr. Fauci is also defending President Biden ’s decision to release a plan for Covid boosters before regulators had given their recommendations.
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Chris Rock revealed that he has been diagnosed with the coronavirus in a message urging his followers on Twitter to get vaccinated.
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FDA expected to issue full emergency authorization for periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinationsA proud sports mom, Shantay Brown longs to pack into a crowded stadium for her son ’s Ohio State football games and scream her face off over the action on the field.Related:Doctors treating unvaccinated Covid patients are succumbing to compassion fatigueContinue reading...
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FDA emergency authorizations boost use of periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinationsA proud sports mom, Shantay Brown longs to pack into a crowded stadium for her son ’s Ohio State football games and scream her face off over the action on the field.Related:Doctors treating unvaccinated Covid patients are succumbing to compassion fatigueContinue reading...
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