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| Australians have been warned that time and flight options are running out if they want to flee the US as the coronavirus spreads across the globe. Chelsey Martin, Australia's consulate-general in Los Angeles, issued a stark...
| There are calls to increase the number of intensive care unit beds at Australian hospitals, amid worries coronavirus cases could exceed capacity next week. A new study published by the Medical Journal of Australia compared...
| Mainland China has reported a second consecutive day of no new local coronavirus cases as the country's epicentre of the epidemic, Hubei province, opened its borders (Peng Qi/Xinhua via AP) Mainland China has reported a...
| LATEST ON CORONAVIRUS * 2793 cases with 12 deaths * Most deaths have been elderly people * Testing has been expanded to more categories of people * Over 178,000 tests conducted - more on a per-population basis than anywhere...
| Here's what's happening across Queensland in relation to COVID-19 on Thursday. QUEENSLAND CASES * There are now 493 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Queensland, with 50 new cases recorded overnight. * There have been...
| Following Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's issuing of an Epidemic Notice on Tuesday, a national state of emergency has been declared for NZ (AAP Image/NZ PMO) With another record amount of COVID-19 cases identified, the...
| NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (pictured) has told reporters today that regional areas of the state would not be spared from a future lockdown, even if they are coronavirus-free (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) Health authorities...
| LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * 2252 cases * 197 hospitalised * 17 in intensive care * 8 dead (all aged over 70) * 162,747 tests done HEALTH * All non-urgent elective surgery cancelled from midnight March...
| Premier Steven Marshall (pictured) has announced today that South Australian frontline health staff will be offered "sanctuary" in a dedicated health hotel to better protect themselves and their families against the coronavirus...
| Travel to islands off the Queensland coast will be restricted as authorities try to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Restrictions are in place for Palm Island, off the north Queensland coast, from midnight on Wednesday. State...
| NSW man coughs on officers in virus prank (Bigstock) A 21-year-old Coffs Harbour man is facing jail for a filmed coronavirus prank during which he allegedly coughed on a NSW officer and told her he had the highly infectious...
| The number of COVID-19 cases in NSW has jumped to more than 1000 after the state recorded its first cases of the infection in children under 10. A two-month-old boy and a seven-year-old girl, who both had contact with people...

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