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Australia confident Sydney virus cases under control, despite Melbourne outbreak

31 July 2020, 2:20 AM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he was confident a coronavirus flare-up in Sydney, the country’s biggest city, was under control but acknowledged the larger spike in cases in Melbourne remained a challenge.

Australia to report record daily coronavirus cases, at least 13 deaths – Herald Sun

30 July 2020, 3:05 AM

Australia is set to record its worst day in the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday with 700 new infections and as many as 13 deaths in Victoria state alone, The Herald Sun newspaper reported.

Emergency response team dispatched to Australia coronavirus outbreak

29 July 2020, 3:46 AM

Australian officials have sent an emergency medical team, usually deployed to disaster zones, to aged care homes in the city of Melbourne to try help contain a rapidly spreading outbreak of the coronavirus.

Australian PM abandons interstate tour to tackle coronavirus crisis

28 July 2020, 4:58 AM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison cut short a planned interstate tour to focus on the country’s coronavirus crisis on Tuesday, citing a “very complex” outbreak in aged care homes in the city of Melbourne.

Australia’s fragile economic recovery rests on virus containment: Reuters poll

23 July 2020, 3:35 AM

Australia’s economy will rebound in coming months as life returns to some sort of normal, though much depends on whether authorities can keep a lid on new coronavirus outbreaks in its two biggest cities, a Reuters poll found.



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