Moscow/Sputnik: The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines developed by UK drugmaker AstraZeneca arrived in Australia on Sunday, Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt said.
Sydney/IBNS: Amid the commencement of vaccination programme against Covid-19 virus across several countries, Australia on Monday confirmed that it has detected two cases of a new strain of coronavirus, that is fast spreading and has forced the British authorities to reverse plans of relaxing the curbs during the Christmas, from where the first confirmed infection of the strain was reported.
Canberra/UNI: Australia commenced locally manufacturing a Coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by the University of Oxford from Monday.
Canberra/Xinhua: Australians are losing faith in government handling of the coronavirus crisis, a poll has found.
Moscow/Sputnik: More than 40 new coronavirus cases and nine new deaths from COVID-19 were registered in Australia’s southeastern state of Victoria in the past 24 hours, the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports as the state prepares for a gradual easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Sydney/Xinhua: In the race to find a cure for COVID-19, Australian researchers have discovered that a compound originally designed to fight SARS can also stop COVID-19 growth in the laboratory.
Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's coronavirus death toll has surpassed 350 on the nation's deadliest day of the pandemic.
Canberra/Xinhua: Australia recorded 10 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, when the country's total confirmed cases surpassed 14,000.
Canberra/Xinhua: Death toll due to coronavirus in Australia reached 108 on Sunday after a man died in Victoria.
Canberra/Xinhua: Australia has recorded almost 200 new cases of coronavirus in a single day.
Sydney/Xinhua: The Australian state of Victoria has taken a step back from easing COVID-19 restrictions scheduled for Monday, after recording a spike in new infections.
Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Alison McMillan, Australia's Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, said on Tuesday afternoon that the country's number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased by 18 in 24 hours to 6,964.
Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) announced a slight easing of coronavirus social distancing restrictions from this weekend.
Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has launched a coronavirus testing blitz in an attempt to find every case of the virus in the region.
Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: The number of COVID-19 cases in Australia has surpassed 4,000 despite a significantly lower rate of transmission.