Sydney Quarantining Hotel Has Failed Police Audit – In The News Wednesday 26 August - Hope 103.2

Sydney Quarantining Hotel Has Failed Police Audit – In The News Wednesday 26 August

More than 360 people have been transferred from the Travelodge at Surry Hills to other venues. And other headlines.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 26 Aug 2020NewsReading Time: 1 minute

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

More than 360 people have been transferred from the Travelodge at Surry Hills to other venues.

After a police audit found it failed to meet quarantine standards.

An alert has been issued for City Tattersalls Fitness Centre on Pitt Street, and the Apple Store and Kmart at Broadway Shopping Centre due to COVID-19 cases.

Three Sydney schools are closed for the day due to possible cases of coronavirus.

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Students at Riverstone High School, Wyndham College and Schofields Public School are learning remotely, while test results are pending.

Researchers in Queensland say their coronavirus vaccine is proving effective in easing symptoms in advanced animal studies.

The University of Queensland scientists say all results to date show the vaccine candidate is safe and likely to provide protection against COVID-19.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s a day of celebration and hope with Africa declared free of wild polio.

Nigeria is the last African country to eradicate wild polio – having accounted for more than half of all global cases less than a decade ago.