Australia widens coronavirus testing as death toll rises
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 Australia will expand coronavirus testing, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as Canberra struggles to contain an outbreak that it said has killed nine people in the country.
The coronavirus pandemic’s U.S. death toll topped 1,000 people, according to Reuters. Hospitals and government authorities are struggling in New York, New Orleans, and other hot spots. A surge in cases and a dire shortage of supplies, staff, and sick beds create major issues. Medical facilities are...
It was supposed to be a symbol of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's command over the Australian economy on Thursday (June 4), but his press conference to announce a fourth stimulus package briefly turned comical when he and reporters were told by a local to get off his newly reseeded grass.
Australia is considering safe haven proposals for Hong Kong residents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, after China imposed a new national security law on the financial hub. Libby Hogan reports.
Australia is under increasing cyber attack from a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. He would not name the state responsible, and said he made the threat public to raise awareness.
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Australia's government will run record budget deficits this year and next as it spends big on stimulus and infrastructure to cushion the economy from the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, warning of tough times ahead. Libby Hogan reports.
Authorities in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, are trying to block a Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney scheduled for Saturday, citing the risk of a coronavirus outbreak. Ryan Brooks reports.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced his brother, Chris Cuomo has tested positive for coronavirus.
The announcement came on the same day New York reported an increase of positive cases..
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