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Coronavirus ‘endgame’ talks

06 April 2020 by News Desk

Coronavirus emergency will not last forever and the Australian government is set to begin talks to discuss the Coronavirus ‘endgame’.

On Tuesday Australia’s national cabinet will consider modelling to establish the endgame in suppressing COVID-19 without wrecking the economy and the federal and state education ministers will meet to discuss the future of Year 12 students.

Testing in NSW for coronavirus will be expanded in hotspots as the number of transmissions from unknown sources within the community rises and the state’s death toll reached 18.

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said community transmissions were occurring in areas where officers were seeing people ignoring social-distancing rules and congregating at beaches and promenades.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said there was a “chance down the track” that social distancing restrictions would be lifted but stressed the next six months would be hard.

The state government said it was illegal for anyone in NSW to leave their own home to stay in an Airbnb or short-term accommodation without a lawful reason.

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The critical JobKeeper payment package is set to pass the Australian Parliament unobstructed on Wednesday.
The Chinese ambassador to Australia has hit out at the Australian media for “misleading the public” and defaming Chinese companies over reports they had sent vital medical supplies to the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.

Queen Elizabeth II in a personalised written statement overnight said Australians could ‘”rise to the challenge” of the coronavirus pandemic, after a summer of bushfires, followed by floods.

Globally more than 69,500 people have now died from coronavirus (as of 7.30pm according to Johns Hopkins University data). There are more than 1.2 million known cases of infection, while more than 264,000 people have recovered

Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warned Australians against using home testing kits.

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