GRAMGood Morning. Covid cases are declining across the country, but failures to launch the vaccine for the care of the elderly continue to emerge. Two-thirds of the staff working at a Sydney elderly care facility amid a Covid outbreak are not vaccinated, Confirmed SummitCare’s chief operating officer. Three elderly care residents at the Sydney facility tested positive Saturday night, while two staff members became infected last week. New South Wales reported 16 locally acquired cases on Sunday, more than half of Saturday’s peak of 35. Gladys Berejiklian said that 13 of the new cases had spent their entire infectious period in isolation. “We are seeing that the numbers are on the right track. But I say cautiously that that could still bounce back, ”he said. Meanwhile, a group of St George Illawarra Dragons players are under investigation for potentially violating blocking orders after being caught at a party at the house of a Veteran player.
In Covid news abroad, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has been admitted to hospital as a precautionary measure after testing positive last week. Y The United States will soon see sudden increases in cases of the highly infectious Delta variant In areas where vaccination rates are low, Anthony Fauci has predicted, calling vaccination resistance “sad” and “tragic.”
The top US diplomat in Australia, Mike Goldman, has stated that both countries must set “more ambitious climate goals” and tackle the climate crisis “head on.”, as international pressure mounts on the Morrison government to act. “As partners, we have a shared obligation to protect our planet by facing the climate crisis head-on, just as we have done with every crisis of the last 70 years,” Goldman said in a video message on sunday. The Australian government faces increasing international pressure to formally commit to net zero emissions by 2050, despite resistance from nationals.
The rapid advance of the Taliban through northern Afghanistan continued on Sunday, with more than a dozen districts falling to the militants. as foreign forces begin to withdraw from the region. High-level sources had recently said that the American and British missions would end on July 4, but after Joe Biden walked away from that date, London seemed to follow suit. According to the United Nations, at least 50 of Afghanistan’s nearly 400 districts have fallen to the Taliban since May. “Whatever happens, more death and suffering are inevitable,” writes Julian Borger. “Joe Biden and the United States will not be able to escape some degree of responsibility, even if they are no longer there.”
Experts say now is the time to overcome the destructive impact of wild deer. While they may have been in the Recently, wild deer have not had the same profile as other invasive species, but they have a similar destructive impact on vulnerable ecosystems.
A high-ranking minister in the federal government has said any inappropriate behavior should be reported after former Liberal MP Julia Banks alleged that a Coalition MP touched her inappropriately. But Federal Finance Minister Simon Birmingham suggested that a proposed grievance mechanism would not cover past incidents.
Simon Birmingham has rejected criticism of the Coalition’s discredited commuter car park fund, stating that “the Australian people had their chance and returned to vote for government.”
A deadly forest fire in Cyprus, the worst to hit the island in decades, is about to be brought under control. The fire killed four Egyptian workers, destroyed 50 houses and forced the evacuation of 10 villages.
At least 45 people were killed and more than 50 injured when a Philippine military plane crashed. after losing track.
The EU fears that Boris Johnson wants to “dismantle” the Northern Ireland protocolsaid the Irish Foreign Minister, as relations between Brussels and London deteriorated again after “strange” statements by Brexit Minister David Frost.
The death toll from the Miami condo collapse stood at 24 on Sunday, with 121 missing. Rescuers gave way to demolition crews as officials shifted their focus to tearing down the unstable remainder of the structure before a tropical storm.
It’s been 11 years since Natalie Imbruglia last released an album of originals and was dead upon arrival. Since then, he’s been on a musical hiatus, except for an equally unsuccessful cover album in 2015. But that’s the past. His new track, Build It Better, harks back to what he does best: life-affirming pop, where love is messy and best served with upbeat production and huge, exciting backing vocals. Build It Better is one of 20 tracks added to Guardian Australia’s Spotify playlist this month. Read about 10 of our favorites here, and subscribe on Spotify.
The life of a psychiatrist is nothing like a Woody Allen or Jack Nicholson movie, or most representations in popular culture, Saretta Lee says. “Everybody has a picture of the New York psychiatrist’s couch and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, even if, like me, they’ve never seen it … Another trope that is not well understood or described in the movie is the relationship between mental health and psychological trauma. “In the Modern Mind, a column where experts discuss the mental health issues they see in their work, Lee discusses how popular culture can harm those who have experienced trauma.
Like many parents, Sarah Ayoub has found herself struggling to juggle working from home with bored children in the Sydney confinement.. You are not alone, 49% of parents say they find it difficult to combine work and caregiving responsibilities. So what can you do? Here, experts suggest how to keep kids interested while everyone is home at once. “Every time you find something for them to do, you are teaching them that their entertainment depends on other people,” says resilience educator Fiona Perrella. “Blocking is an opportunity for your children to develop the ability to entertain themselves.”
A mental health crisis caused a very public meltdown for Britney Spears, and In 2008 she was placed under a guardianship that, supervised by her father, took control of her finances and many of her personal affairs.. This week, a judge ruled that he would reject an earlier petition to remove his father from guardianship. In today’s Full Story, The Guardian’s Deputy Music Editor Laura Snapes and The Guardian’s US Correspondent Sam Levin describe how Spears is challenging the situation in court.
After 16 rounds of AFL, it’s safe to say that Western Bulldogs, Melbourne, Brisbane, Port Adelaide and Geelong will all battle for the double chance that comes with finishing in the top four. But who is timing their race towards the finals and who is showing signs of fatigue? We analyze the perspectives of each club.
United States President Joe Biden weighed in on the suspension of sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson for marijuana use, saying “the rules are the rules”.
A fit-for-purpose quarantine facility is one step closer after the Queensland government wrote specifications for a 1000-room facility near Brisbane airport in “a sign that a long standoff over Australian returnee housing could soon end,” reports the Mail. The Mercury has the latest in Tasmania Resignation of Labor leader David O’Byrne, following allegations of misconduct by a colleague for more than a decade.
Sydney residents await the latest Covid case numbers after positive signs Sunday that the outbreak could be under control.
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