Coronavirus: Australia posts record one-day rise in cases; Japan worries about easing curbs

Published Sep 11 2021 at 11:55 AM GMT
  • Australia’s third most populous state said on Saturday it may order a snap lockdown after a cluster of Covid-19 cases, as the country posted a record one-day rise in daily infections.
  • Queensland state, home to more than 5 million people, said it had detected five new infections in the past 24 hours after a family tested positive.
  • The next few days would be critical to see if a lockdown was warranted, authorities said.“If we start seeing any seeding, then we may have to take very quick, fast….



  • Published Sep 11, 2021 11:55 AM GMT