Two Sydney Hospitals Now On Alert For COVID-19 [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Two Sydney Hospitals Now On Alert For COVID-19 [Headlines]

A fully vaccinated staff member at Westmead Hospital is now isolating after being picked up as having the virus during a routine screening.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 15 Jul 2021News

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Two Sydney hospitals are now on alert for COVID-19.

A fully vaccinated staff member at Westmead Hospital is now isolating after being picked up as having the virus during a routine screening.

Liverpool Hospital’s operating theatres are being deep cleaned after a pregnant woman undergoing a caesarean section tested positive.

More coronavirus testing sites are available in Sydney’s south-west.

Round-the-clock testing is now on offer at Endeavour Sports Park, Fairfield Showground and Mounties Club car park.

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Parents keeping children home from childcare during Greater Sydney’s lockdown are being promised relief from fees.

The Federal Government said Sydney childcare centres will be allowed to waive the gap fee, and still receive subsidies.

Victorians are being ordered to mask up again, as the State battles fresh outbreaks.

Further restrictions are expected.

Australia is closely monitoring a Chinese surveillance ship which is off the coast of Queensland.

The spy vessel arrived ahead of the start of military exercises between Australia, the US and other allies.

Unions are warning that grocery and petrol supplies could be disrupted next month, if trucking workers go on strike.

The Transport Workers Union is considering industrial action, after pay negotiations with Toll Group broke down.

New South Wales has been denied a State of Origin series clean-sweep, with Queensland holding on for a 20 to 18 win in game three.

South Africa is planning to deploy 25,000 soldiers to quell days of looting and arson, in which more than 70 people have died.