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Traveller the sole new virus case in NSW

A returned traveller in hotel quarantine is the only new case of COVID-19 in NSW in the past 24 hours, health authorities say. Almost 16,200 tests were carried out in the full day to 8pm on Friday, NSW Health said on Saturday. The infected traveller took the state’s total cases to 3144. About 323 cases… Read More »

Virus could be sexually transmitted

Coronavirus can be passed on during sex, a new study suggests. Researchers claim that men who had recovered from the infection still had COVID-19 in their semen, according to The Sun. Experts suggest men should consider abstaining from love making or use a condom to help halt the spread. Chinese scientists analysed the output of… Read More »

VIRUS CONCERNS: Allergy season causes confusion about symptoms – WXOW.com

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Coronavirus symptoms vary from person to person. Therefore, it may be hard to distinguish it from other illnesses. Allergy sufferers are often mistaken for COVID-19 carriers because of their coughing, sneezing and runny noses. “Normally while you would rely on some specific symptom, [COVID-19] can actually present in a lot of… Read More »

NSW virus ‘first wave’ may hit 20 per cent

Up to 1.6 million people in NSW could be hit by the first wave of a statewide coronavirus outbreak, health authorities warn, with up to 80,000 people likely to require intensive care simultaneously. Chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant says preparations are underway for 20 per cent of the state’s eight million residents to catch… Read More »