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Coronavirus numbers in NSW continue to decline, just one new infection recorded

Health authorities in NSW have closed a school after a seven-year-old student tested positive for coronavirus as the Premier declared all children could be back …

More than one million Australians download COVIDSafe contact tracing app

The initial takeup of a mobile phone app authorities hope will improve the tracing of COVID-19 cases has been strong, the government says. More than …

NSW records just two new coronavirus cases but lockdown restrictions to stay

NSW has recorded just two new cases of COVID-19 from 4400 tests and neither were contracted in the community, taking the state total to 3004 …

Tasmania to give cash payments to temporary visa holders affected by coronavirus pandemic

“Tasmania is providing cash payments for temporary visa holders suffering financial hardship as part of a $3 million coronavirus support package.” Tasmania is providing payments …

What will happen in Australia if the coronavirus outbreak becomes a pandemic?

The coronavirus may soon turn into a pandemic. SBS News looks at what that means for Australia. On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned …

Scott Morrison extends China travel ban for another week

Scott Morrison has extended the China travel ban which was due to end on Saturday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has extended a travel ban preventing …