More coronavirus cases in Canberra
ACT Health have confirmed another nine cases of coronavirus in Canberra, taking the region’s total to 71.
March 28, 2020 4:17 pm
COVID-19 detecting drones under development in Australia
A pandemic drone, that monitors temperature, heart and respiratory rates, is being developed to detect the coronavirus.
March 26, 2020 2:28 pm
More than 2,300 Covid-19 cases in Australia
Australia now has more than 2300 coronavirus cases after NSW reported another record increase of 211 and Victoria another 55.
March 25, 2020 12:20 pm
Australia limits funerals to 10 people
A maximum of 10 people will be allowed to attend funerals and five to attend weddings in Australia under new curbs in the fight against coronavirus.
March 25, 2020 11:41 am
Australia's New South Wales sees big spike in coronavirus cases
The Australian state of New South Wales reported that it identified 149 new novel coronavirus cases.
March 24, 2020 5:39 pm
Ruby Princess cruise ship reportedly now has almost 50 cases
Almost 50 people on the Ruby Princess cruise ship have now been diagnosed with COVID-19.
March 23, 2020 3:14 pm
Australia prepares for lockdowns as COVID-19 cases increase by 20-25 percent a day
Australia’s state governments are on the verge of approving dramatic lockdowns of the worst coronavirus-hit communities.
March 22, 2020 4:12 pm
New South Wales reaches more than 500 cases of COVID-19 with 97 new infections
New South Wales has now recorded in excess of 500 cases of COVID-19, with 97 new cases confirmed in the 24 hours to 8:00pm on Saturday.
March 22, 2020 3:49 pm
Cruise ship in Sydney hit by COVID-19
At least three people on a cruise ship that docked in Sydney, Australia have tested positive for coronavirus.
March 20, 2020 4:17 pm
Six-year-old youngest NSW case yet
A six-year-old child has been diagnosed with coronavirus in NSW, the state’s youngest case so far, as the national tally blows past 630.
March 19, 2020 2:02 pm
No overseas travel for Australian citizens
Australia has implemented a blanket no-travel ban on all overseas travel for its citizens.
March 18, 2020 9:40 am
Australian supermarkets open early for elderly shoppers
With bursts of panic buying in Australia, some more vulnerable groups have found it difficult to buy supplies for themselves.