National News

Latest medical advice on coronavirus



* 2793 cases with 12 deaths

* Most deaths have been elderly people

* Testing has been expanded to more categories of people

* Over 178,000 tests conducted - more on a per-population basis than anywhere else in the world. Capacity has risen to 10,000 a day

* 14,000 healthcare workers took part in a national "webinar" to discuss the coronavirus and learn more about it

* Search is under way for more ventilators for intensive care units

* Increasing domestic production of masks

* Social isolation and social distancing remains crucial

* If you have symptoms, stay at home and isolate from others to protect them

© AAP 2020