Tag Archives: quarantine

Weekly tests for quarantine workers

Acting chief medical officer professor Paul Kelly has announced weekly coronavirus tests for hotel quarantine workers around the country, after South Australia was forced into lockdown. SA is the second state to be affected by breaches in the system, with Victoria only recently emerging from its deadly second wave, which originated in quarantine hotels. Premier… Read More »

More than half of U.S. now faces travel quarantine in New York tri-state region

The sun sets below the Manhattan Bridge on July 20, 2020 in New York City . Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont added 10 more states to their travel restrictions list Tuesday, now requiring people from 31 states to… Read More »

Three Top U.S. Health Officials Quarantine After Possible Exposure to Coronavirus

SUNDAY, May 10, 2020 — As U.S. coronavirus cases topped 1.3 million and the death toll climbed to nearly 79,000 on Sunday, three of the nation’s top health officials said they plan to quarantine themselves to some degree after being exposed to two White House aides who were diagnosed with COVID-19. Dr. Robert Redfield, director… Read More »

2 Russians escape coronavirus quarantine; 1 jumped out window

Two women being quarantined in Russian hospitals amid the coronavirus outbreak escaped after complaining of dire conditions upon their return from China, where the virus originated and has killed more than 1,100 people and sickened more than 45,000 others. One patient jumped out of a hospital window and another disabled an electronic lock in order to flee their isolation.… Read More »