Sydney, April 6: Cases of Covid-19 surged in Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales (NSW), reaching approximately 10,000 cases per day in two days. On Wednesday, the state reported 24,151 new Covid cases and 15 deaths. Daily cases are increasing at an alarming rate, with 19,183 new cases reported on Tuesday and 15,572 on Monday.
According to the Xinhua News Agency, hospitals in New South Wales have 1,444 Covid patients, 51 of whom require intensive care. Some schools in the state are either closed due to the Covid epidemic or run with minimal staff, and teachers and students are expected to miss school attendance.
The Union of Independent Education (IEU) revealed to local media that 25% of public school students did not attend classes on Monday because they were told to study online, whether they were ill or independent. I made it. India has reported 1,086 fresh COVID-19 cases and 71 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Under the pressure of staff shortages, NSW Minister of Education Salamichel told local radio station 2GB Wednesday that potential relaxation of teacher isolation rules as an essential worker is “at the table.” .. Meanwhile, Queensland reported 8,534 new Covid cases and one death. There are 468 Covids in the state, 14 of whom are in the intensive care unit.
Despite the increase, from 1:00 am on April 14, the state will relax Covid’s restrictions before Easter holidays. Queenslander citizens no longer need to check in or show vaccination status at venues or events, but vaccination requirements continue to apply to visitors and workers in vulnerable environments.
In Victoria, 12,150 new Covid cases were reported on Wednesday, killing three people. Victoria currently has 331 patients in the hospital, 16 of whom are in the intensive care unit.
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