Eighth Case of Omicron COVID Strain Identified in NSW [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Eighth Case of Omicron COVID Strain Identified in NSW [Headlines]

Eighth case of the Omicron COVID strain has been identified, NSW health officials are more concerned about how a child picked up the variant.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 3 Dec 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

Eighth case of the Omicron COVID strain has been identified, NSW health officials are more concerned about how a child picked up the variant.

They’re investigating whether the child, who hasn’t been to Africa, caught the virus while on a flight from Doha.

HSC wrapped up today with Food Technology students sitting their final exam.

The HSC was delayed by a month, last term students’ classroom had been online.

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More money is being put towards the ongoing COVID-19 response.

540-million dollars is being allocated for measures, including preparing and supporting aged care, responding in indigenous communities and virus testing.

Adoptions in Australia have fallen to their lowest level since records began more than 30 years ago.

The number of adoptions fell in the past year by 21 per cent.

Five people have been charged over an alleged organised crime syndicate.

Police have uncovered drugs, hydroponic cannabis set ups, and thousands of dollars worth of stolen goods in Sydney’s east.

Two of the highest-ranking members of the New South Wales police force will be farewelled today at a ceremony welcoming its latest recruits.

Police Commissioner Mick Fuller and Deputy Commissioner Gary Worboys will march off the parade grounds in Goulburn.

Meghan Markle has won the latest stage in her legal fight against a British newspaper group, which published a private letter she sent to her father.

The Court of Appeal has accepted The Duchess of Sussex’s argument that the letter was “deeply personal”.