COVID-19 causing virus SARS-CoV-2 lasts for 10 days longer than Influenza on some surfaces Lower temperatures, glass, stainless steel and paper banknotes give virus longer life Researchers at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, can survive for up to 28 days on
With news this week that the Victorian State Government is keen to return Melbourne to COVID-normal, a quarter of the workforce in high-risk industries such as abattoirs and supermarkets will be tested for COVID-19 regardless of whether they have symptoms or not. With the Victorian Government wanting to drive up testing
Results from a major national research study reveal that demand for travel amongst the Australian Indian community is strong, with 42% of survey respondents likely to go for travel for leisure within 1-3 months of travel restrictions easing. Furthermore, 100% of respondents are likely to take between 1-3 leisure travel trips
India’s COVID-19 deaths surpass 100,000 India was always going to struggle with COVID-19 because of its almost non-existent health infrastructure given its negligible per capita spending on health care in the last 70 years. On Friday, 2nd October, India’s COVID-19 deaths reached a grim milestone with the number crossing 100,000.
Seven weeks ago, average case numbers of fresh COVID-19 infections were peaking at more than 400 every single day and the average now is 22.1. That has made Premier Daniel Andrews very happy who today announced step 2 for reopening Melbourne. “It’s a remarkable thing – and an achievement that
After yesterday’s testimony by Premier Daniel Andrews, the spin doctors would have know – there is no more room for Jenny Mikakos in the state cabinet. And this morning, Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos has resigned from her portfolio amid growing pressure over her role in the state’s coronavirus hotel
$3 billion business support package signals confidence in business recovery – Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry The Victorian Government’s announcement of an additional $3 billion support package for business as they struggle through continued restrictions will spark hope for thousands of businesses says Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Victoria is home to some of the best fresh food, wine, galleries and homewares in the world – but the pandemic has hit many small producers hard. Premier Daniel Andrews yesterday announced a new business support package that will see $3 billion in cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support