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With a steady stream of information and misinformation about COVID-19 (coronavirus) circulating, Echonetdaily will endeavour to update this page as news comes to hand.

UPDATED May 18, 11.30am

NSW COVID-19 statistics

Last updated 8pm, 17 May 2020. Source: NSW Health

3076 people with confirmed cases including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities
2612 recovered
416 active cases – (excluding persons recovered and lives lost)
This does not necessarily mean that these cases are infectious.
48 lives lost
368,805 people tested and cleared


Queensland COVID-19 statistics

Last updated: Midday 17 May 2020

0 New cases (last 24h)
1,055 Total cases
154,220 Total tests
6 Total lives lost


World Health Organization stats – UPDATED May 18, 2.42am AEST

Globally, as of 6:42pm CEST, 17 May 2020, (May 18, 2.42am AEST) there have been 4,534,731 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 307,537 deaths, reported to WHO.

The World Health Organization COVID-19 stats map (cases) updated at 18/05/2020 2.42am AEST.

The World Health Organization COVID-19 stats map (deaths) updated at 18/05/2020 2.42am AEST.


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Public transport mask mandate to end

Masks will no longer be mandatory on public transport from tomorrow, Wednesday 21 September.

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NSW Police: be COVID-vigilant at Splendour in the Grass

SW Police are urging festival-goers at this weekend’s music festival to celebrate in a safe and responsible manner, whilst also being aware of COVID-Safety measures.

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COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

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AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

The AEC says that voters who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 will be able to phone in their vote in the federal election.

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COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

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It’s National Volunteer Week

Volunteering Australia says volleys are the backbone of the country in times of crisis and emergency.

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COVID-19 update: May 9

Today there are 41 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with none of these in ICU.

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