Australia Returning to Work28 April 2020 by News Desk
Australia is slowly returning to work, school and leisure as restrictions begin to lift across the country.
With just 10 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in the past 24 hours schools, beaches and some workplaces are set to return to ‘normal’.
Western Australia and Queensland have announced plans to ease their coronavirus restrictions.
Western Australians are now allowed to gather in groups of 10 and from this weekend Queenslanders can travel 50km from their home.
Bondi, Bronte and Tamarama beaches in Sydney’s eastern suburbs will reopen this week but only for local swimmers and surfers. Residents will be able to swim or surf at the beaches between 7am and 5pm on weekdays.
Australia schools to reopen
Children across Australia are due to start attending classes in person one day a week from May 11.
In NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she would begin easing restrictions with new rollbacks every 14 days.
New Zealand is set to return to work five weeks after the country’s total lockdown. About 400,000 Kiwis will return to their workplaces tomorrow. The country has had 19 deaths from 1122 cases.
Over two million Aussies have downloaded the new coronavirus contact tracing app that aims to track the spread of the virus.
Worldwide, the COVID-19 death toll is now almost 207,000 people with over 2.9 million known cases of infection and 870,000 people having recovered according to Johns Hopkins University
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