Australia to keep coronavirus restrictions for four more weeks despite success
Thursday, 16 April 2020 Australia will retain restrictions on public movement for at least four more weeks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, dashing speculation the country's sustained low growth in new cases could spur a quicker return to normal.
Donald Trump says four states are set to ease lockdown restrictions, while again hailing the US response to the coronavirus. Mr Trump also warned China could face consequences over its early handling of the outbreak.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday delayed the opening of parliament for several weeks as the new coronavirus continued spreading through the country's two most populous states. Emer McCarthy reports.
Australia will halve the number of citizens allowed to return home from overseas each week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as authorities struggle to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in the country's second most populous city. Libby Hogan reports.
Australia's healthcare system should be able to cope with the coronavirus pandemic based on its current trajectory, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday. Reuters India Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Australia will retain restrictions on public movement for at least four more weeks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, dashing speculation the... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Reuters India