Tag Archives: Omicron

Covid 19 Omicron: Restaurants losing $100k per week in ‘worse than lockdown’ conditions

Covid 19 Omicron: Restaurants losing $100k per week in ‘worse than lockdown’ conditions

A completely empty Doltone House venue centre. Photo / Supplied He thought the end of lockdowns would be a good thing – instead, it’s left him and thousands of others struggling to survive. Aussie restaurant owners have been hit so hard by issues created by the surge in Covid cases that going into lockdown would […]

Omicron surge compounds retailers’ biggest headaches: Worker shortages and supply chain woes

Omicron surge compounds retailers’ biggest headaches: Worker shortages and supply chain woes

A shelf stands empty as customers shop in Columbus, Ohio. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images News | Getty Images Slashing store hours, temporarily shuttering locations and sending apology letters to customers for long lines and delayed appointments. These are the some of the unusual steps that retailers and restaurants are taking as Covid cases spike […]

As Omicron sweeps across Ontario, how will it impact Doug Ford’s political future?

As Omicron sweeps across Ontario, how will it impact Doug Ford’s political future?

Two million Ontario school kids not in class, a near-record number of COVID-19 patients in hospital, and provincewide closures or restrictions on restaurants, bars, gyms and cinemas. It’s definitely not how Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservatives wanted this election year to start off.  Premier Doug Ford announced plans to move Ontario schools online as […]

Omicron POLL: Should Boris shut down restaurants, bars, and nightclubs NOW?

Omicron POLL: Should Boris shut down restaurants, bars, and nightclubs NOW?

At least one patient has died with Omicron and estimated infections in the UK hit on Monday hit 200,000, modelling suggests. Daily infections are set to reach a record one million or more by the start of next week – with cases doubling every two to three days. ———————- Medical advisers have called for the […]