Biden says new restrictive measures to follow as Sydney sees military help maintain lockdown

Mushrooming outbreaks of the Delta variant prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 curbs on Saturday, as the  World Health Organization (WHO) urged the world to contain the mutation before it turns into something deadlier and draws out the pandemic.

In the United States, President Joe Biden said on Friday that new restrictive measures will "in all probability" soon be introduced. 

China's most serious surge of coronavirus infections in months spread to two more areas Saturday -- Fujian province and the megacity of Chongqing -- in an outbreak that now spans 14 provinces.... Read More: i24