Australia will make it a crime to use coronavirus tracing data for non-health purposes
Friday, 24 April 2020 Australia will make it illegal for non-health officials to access data collected on smartphone software to trace the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, amid privacy concerns raised by the measure.
The number of deaths being attributed to the novel coronavirus has now exceeded 50,000.
Gizmodo reports Johns Hopkins University has been maintaining data regarding the virus.
The staggering figure comes mere days after the death toll soared past 40,000 earlier this week.
However, tracking the...
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.
The Florida Department of Health would rather the public didn't know how many people have died of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
According to Business Insider, the department has withheld the state's..
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