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Coronavirus updates LIVE: COVID-19 deaths surpass 65,000 worldwide, Ruby Princess fiasco to be investigated by NSW Police

Coronavirus updates LIVE: COVID-19 deaths surpass 65,000 worldwide, Ruby Princess fiasco to be investigated by NSW Police

SummaryThe global death toll from coronavirus has passed 65,000. There are more than 1.2 million known cases of infection but more than 245,000 people have recovered, according to the Johns Hopkins University tallyIn Australia, the death toll stands at 35 and there are 5687 confirmed infections. There are 2580 cases in NSWThe US Surgeon General… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates Australia: death toll rises to 20 as Queensland launches ‘care army’ – latest news

Coronavirus live updates Australia: death toll rises to 20 as Queensland launches ‘care army’ – latest news

The first plane of critical medical supplies from the world’s largest producer, China, is to depart from Shanghai today (Australian Western Standard Time). Minderoo Foundation has arranged the charter of the Airbus A330, operated by China Eastern, that will touch down in Perth after a 10-hour flight. Aiming to resolve Australia’s extreme shortage of PPE… Read More »

Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 600,000 worldwide as Spain records 832 new deaths in a day

Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 600,000 worldwide as Spain records 832 new deaths in a day

SummaryAustralia’s death toll stands at 14 with 3657 Australians testing positive to COVID-19. In NSW there are 1617 cases, Victoria 685, Queensland 625, South Australia 287, Western Australia 278, ACT 71, Tasmania 59 and Northern Territory 15As of 12.00am AEST, there are more than 614,000 known infections worldwide and more than 28,000 deaths from COVID-19… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: Race to increase testing as COVID-19 spreads in U.S. and elsewhere

Coronavirus updates: Race to increase testing as COVID-19 spreads in U.S. and elsewhere

  7m ago With CDC delays, states and hospitals race to implement virus testing There were only 15,000 coronavirus test kits available in the United States as of Wednesday, according to the Food and Drug Administration, which has authorized commercial labs to develop more tests. By the end of the week, those labs were expected… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: U.S. preps for a pandemic as COVID-19 claims 6 lives in Washington state

Coronavirus updates: U.S. preps for a pandemic as COVID-19 claims 6 lives in Washington state

  29m ago Planning to fly in these coronavirus times? Watch this first. More than two dozen airlines, including major U.S. carriers, have canceled all flights to mainland China and suspended some services to and from dozens of other destinations, including London, Milan and Dubai. Delta and American Airlines have said they will waive fees for… Read More »

Live updates: Coronavirus defies travel curbs; markets stage cautious recovery on stimulus hopes

Live updates: Coronavirus defies travel curbs; markets stage cautious recovery on stimulus hopes

As Israelis head to the polls on Monday, the country’s top health official urged voters not to allow coronavirus fears to keep them away from the ballot box. The message on Sunday from Moshe Bar Siman-Tov, director-general of Israel’s health ministry, came as the spreading virus has cast a heavy cloud over the country’s elections,… Read More »