Covid live news: France sees record daily high; Israel orders 100,000 anti-viral pills
- Passengers hit after airlines cancel more than 4,500 flights
- Officials in China rush to contain outbreaks in several regions
New South Wales has recorded its highest ever Covid daily caseload, with 6,288 new infections announced today – by far the highest number of cases in any Australian state since the pandemic began.
Record Covid cases were reported across Australia on Christmas Day as overwhelmed testing clinics were forced to close and tens of thousands of people spent the holiday in isolation.
I would sincerely appeal that they do not again consider closing churches and places of worship.
I think this country has shown that people can make good judgements themselves.
We’re at that point of saying we understand the risk. We know what we should do. Most people are sensible and cautious. We don’t need stronger impositions to teach us what to do.