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| Members of the public are seen walking past a sign reading '1.5 Metres Apart' at Scarborough Beach, Perth, Monday, April 6, 2020. Beaches in Perth remain open but people must still adhere to social distancing rules. (AAP...
| Two more staff at a hospital in Tasmania's northwest have tested positive to the coronavirus, with authorities banning visitors from the facility. The new cases at the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie were confirmed...
| Mainland China has reported 39 new coronavirus cases as the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as Beijing continues to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts. The National Health Commission...
| Scammers are pretending to offer people financial relief from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic by helping them access superannuation early. The fraudsters are phoning people and claiming to be from organisations that...
| NSW has now recorded 18 COVID-19 deaths as the state's total number of cases rises to 2637. NSW Health said on Monday the state had recorded 57 new cases - a drop on the previous day which was partly explained by fewer tests...
| A tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the US or a tiger anywhere. The four-year-old Malayan tiger, and six other...
| British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus (EPA/Will Oliver) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests...
| Queen Elizabeth II during her address to the nation and the Commonwealth in relation to the coronavirus epidemic (EPA/Buckingham Palace) Queen Elizabeth has told the British people that they would overcome the coronavirus...
| Queensland's coronavirus infection rate has slowed, but tough restrictions remain in place amid fears any relaxation could cause a spike in cases. The state recorded an extra nine cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the lowest...
| NSW Police to investigate Ruby Princess (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) The Ruby Princess will be berthing at the port of Port Kembla, near Wollongong on the same day a criminal investigation is set to begin into the ill-fated...
| Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (pictured) has warned Queensland is still some way off approaching its infection peak (AAP Image/Darren England) Queensland's coronavirus tally has climbed again and the state is months away...
| According to Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) politician pay cuts would not be helpful (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) The Morrison government has rejected calls for politicians and public servants to take a pay cut as the...

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