Coronavirus: Australia, NZ may rethink zero-Covid plans; Philippines approves Russia’s Sputnik Light vaccine


New Zealand on Monday extended its Covid-19 lockdowns as the caseload from its Delta outbreak rose to 107 with 35 new infections, including from a church cluster in the largest city.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Auckland, the epicentre of the outbreak, would remain in strict lockdown until the end of the month.The rest of the country would stay at home until at least midnight Friday. More than 13,000 close contacts were undergoing Covid-19 tests.Parliament will be suspended for a week…

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