Coronavirus: Australia’s daily cases top 1,900; Vietnam to trial reopening Phu Quoc island to tourists

Published Sep 10 2021 at 5:08 AM GMT
  • Australia’s daily coronavirus cases topped 1,900 for the first time on Friday, as the Delta outbreak continued to gain ground in locked-down Sydney and Melbourne.
  • The country is in the grip of a third wave of infections, with the Delta variant forcing officials to ditch their Covid-zero strategy in favour of living with the virus.
  • They now aim to begin easing tough restrictions after reaching a higher proportion of the population with double-dose vaccinations.



  • Published Sep 10, 2021 5:08 AM GMT