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| Australia's coronavirus tally could hit 2000 cases by the end of the day as authorities develop new rules about who can get tested. NSW and Victoria reported 205 new cases on Tuesday morning, taking the national tally to...
| LATEST NEWS ABOUT COVID-19: NUMBERS* * Confirmed cases in Australia: 1709 * New cases: 313 since 3pm, March 22 * Australian deaths: seven (six in NSW, one in WA) * Social distancing: one person per four square metres *...
| The Queensland Teachers Union will meet in the evening to consider strike action if the Queensland government does not shut down schools by Wednesday. QTU president Kevin Bates says the Palaszczuk government's decision to...
| Ten aged care residents and seven staff have tested positive to coronavirus across six different homes in NSW, Western Australia and South Australia. Federal Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck revealed the tally in Senate...
| An unexpected loss of the sense of smell may be the first sign a person has the coronavirus, medical specialists are reporting. Ear, nose and throat surgeons say a loss of smell, as the virus causes swelling in the olfactory...
| WHAT IS IN THE CORONAVIRUS PACKAGE? FOR BUSINESS Expanded instant asset write off from March 12 to June 30, rising from $30,000 to $150,000 and available to businesses with an annual turnover between $10 million to $500...
| New Zealand is moving to a near-complete lockdown as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (pictured) aims to seize on a "window of opportunity" to contain COVID-19 (AP Photo/Nick Perry) New Zealand is moving to a near-complete...
| With the current Coronavirus pandemic taking place, there are a few people who had the insight to know something big was coming our way in the form of a virus. From reputable sources like Bill Gates, through to some who may...
| The Australian Olympic Committee has told athletes to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics to be delayed (Kyodo via AP Images) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has conceded the COVID-19 pandemic will ensure the Tokyo Olympics...
| Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Sunday, March 22, 2020. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Pubs, cinemas and churches will be forced to close across...
| Jaeger OMeara of the Hawks kicks the ball during the Round 1 AFL match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Brisbane Lions at the MCG in Melbourne, Sunday, March 22, 2020. (AAP Image/Michael Dodge) The 2020 AFL premiership...
| The world's wealthiest countries have poured cash into the global economy as coronavirus cases ballooned in Europe and waned at its original epicentre, China. DEATHS, INFECTIONS * The virus has infected more than 245,000...

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