Australian woman set fire to COVID-19 quarantine hotel, police say

Australian woman set fire to COVID-19 quarantine hotel, police say

An Australian woman is facing arson charges after she allegedly set fire to the COVID-19 quarantine hotel where she was staying with her two children, police said.  The woman lit a fire underneath her bed at the Pacific Hotel Cairns in the northern city of Cairns early Sunday, according to police.  Cairns City (Queensland Police)…

The Netherlands finds at least 13 Omicron cases and expects more.

The Netherlands finds at least 13 Omicron cases and expects more.

At least 13 people who arrived in the Netherlands on two flights from South Africa on Friday were infected with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, and more cases will most likely be found, Dutch health officials said on Sunday. Coen Berends, a spokesman for the Dutch public health institute that tracks the virus, added…

Omicron variant: Swiss voters give green light to COVID restrictions as cases rise

Omicron variant: Swiss voters give green light to COVID restrictions as cases rise

Voters in Switzerland gave a green light to legislation which would introduce a COVID-19 certificate system, where people can only attend public events or gatherings if they are vaccinated, test negative, or have recovered from the coronavirus. The legislation, which is already in place, received backing from 62% of voters in Switzerland. The vote was…

Swiss Voters Approve Their Government’s Covid Policy in a Referendum

Swiss Voters Approve Their Government’s Covid Policy in a Referendum

A majority of Swiss voters backed the government’s Covid-19 response policy in a referendum held on Sunday, following weeks of vitriolic public debate and protests. Official government results show 62 percent of voters agreed to keep the amendments parliament made to the nation’s existing Covid law, which includes the introduction of a Covid certificate that…

Two cases of Omicron variant detected in Canada, govt says

Two cases of Omicron variant detected in Canada, govt says

Two cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, first detected in Southern Africa last week, have been confirmed in Canada, provincial health officials said on Sunday. The cases were reported in two people who recently traveled to Nigeria, the Ontario government said in a statement. NIH DIR. COLLINS: COVID VACCINES WILL ‘MOST LIKELY’ PROTECT…

Elecciones en Honduras: las casillas cerrarán a las 5 p. m.

Elecciones en Honduras: las casillas cerrarán a las 5 p. m.

La votación en las elecciones presidenciales de Honduras empezó a las 7 a. m. y termina a las 5 p. m.. El consejo electoral deberá anunciar resultados preliminares tres horas después del cierre de las mesas de votación, incluido un estimado de los resultados finales. Elecciones en Honduras: actualizaciones en vivo aquí En la mente…