As the world faces the biggest global health issue in more than 100 years, a 9News special presentation at 9.00pm tonight will bring you the very latest developments in the Covid-19 emergency sweeping the planet.
This unprecedented health crisis is changing the way we go about our day-to-day lives in ways that were unimaginable just weeks ago.
Hosted by Peter Overton, our special broadcast will cross to reporters across the nation and around the world to ensure viewers are armed with the latest facts in this rapidly developing situation.
With employees forced to work from home, public gatherings banned and our supermarket shelves devoid of essential items, Australians are enduring deeply troubling times.
9News will break it down and provide you with the facts you need to know to help you continue living your life as normally as possible during this unsettling period.
9NEWS SPECIAL: COVID-19 – TONIGHT AT 9.00PM
- Prime Minister makes recommendations ahead of potential COVID-19 spikePrime Minister Anthony Albanese spoke this morning, warning that a spike in COVID-19 cases is predicted in the next month.
- Professor Nicola Spurrier tests positive for COVID-19SA Health has just revealed that Professor Nicola Spurrier has tested positive for COVID-19.
- Elective surgery put on hold as SA Health prepares for Omicron boomSouth Australia is bracing for an increase in Covid-19 cases over the next week with SA Health putting a hold on elective surgery.
- Virtual care expanded to treat more children at home and avoid hospitalThe [email protected] virtual care service allows children with mild to moderate illness to be assessed and cared for at home via an online platform, run by a dedicated team of doctors, nurses and GP specialists.
- A recap of outcomes from the weekend’s National Cabinet meetingNational Cabinet met on Saturday and agreed on a number of important initiatives to manage the health and economic consequences of COVID-19.
- New city-based vaccination clinic opens today due to increase demandSince the change in those eligible for a COVID-19 fourth booster, an increased demand for vaccines has meant a new clinic has opened in the city.
- More age groups now eligible to get fourth COVID-19 boosterAnyone over 30 is now eligible to get a fourth covid-19 booster shot with those aged over 50 specifically recommended to be boosted.