Sydney ends coronavirus lockdown after 106 days

Elated Sydneysiders celebrated the end of almost four months of coronavirus lockdown on Oct. 11, putting behind them a period of "blood, sweat and no beers" in Australia's largest city.

Sydney's more than five million residents were subjected to a 106-day lockdown, designed to limit the march of the highly transmissible Delta variant.

Mathematician: There Will be a New Lockdown in Bulgaria around October 15

Most likely, there will be a new lockdown in the country around October 15 due to the growth of the newly infected, the mathematician from BAS, Prof. Ognyan Kunchev, predicted in "This Morning".

According to him, the main reason is the high number of hospitalized and people in the intensive care units with COVID-19

Bulgaria May Need New Lockdown as of 15 October - Mathematical modeling prompts

45% of Bulgarians say that they have not vaccinated themselves and do not intend to do so. Meanwhile, doctors have warned that only 26% of Covid beds in Sofia are vacant.

The mathematician from BAS Prof. Ognyan Kunchev believes that a new lockdown will have to be imposed in Bulgaria soon.

Australia’s capital Canberra to enter virus lockdown

Australia's capital Canberra was ordered into a seven-day lockdown on Aug. 12, after a single COVID-19 case was detected in the city that has largely avoided virus restrictions.


About 400,000 people in the nation's political hub will be under stay-at-home orders from 5:00 pm local time, joining millions more already under lockdown in Australia's southeast.

Sydney hits new COVID case record as outbreak spreads

Sydney posted a new record of COVID-19 infections on Aug. 10 as the city struggles to control an outbreak that is sending other Australian regions into lockdown.


New South Wales state announced 356 new cases, a fresh record for a Delta-variant outbreak that began in mid-June and continues to grow in a population with low vaccination rates.