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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 25, am

NSW COVID-19 statistics

Last updated 8pm, 23 May 2020. Source: NSW Health.

3087 people with confirmed cases including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities
2653 recovered
384 active cases – (excluding persons recovered and lives lost)
This does not necessarily mean that these cases are infectious.
50 lives lost
415,340 people tested and cleared


Upcoming changes

From Monday 1 June 2020, the following will be allowed:

Rules that continue to apply include


Queensland COVID-19 statistics

Last updated: Midday May 24, 2020

1 New cases (last 24h)
1,061 Total cases
173,864 Total tests
6 Total lives lost

 


Queensland 24 May 2020

Queensland has one confirmed case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to report today.
The case is from the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

HHS* Active cases Recovered cases Deaths Total confirmed
cases to date
Cairns and Hinterland 1 35 0 36
Central Queensland 1 8 0 9
Central West 0 0 0 0
Darling Downs 0 40 2 42
Gold Coast 2 193 0 195
Mackay 0 15 0 15
Metro North 1 314 3 318
Metro South 7 259 0 266
North West 0 0 0 0
South West 0 0 0 0
Sunshine Coast 1 92 1 94
Torres and Cape 0 0 0 0
Townsville 0 24 0 24
West Moreton 1 37 0 38
Wide Bay 0 24 0 24
Overseas 0 0 0 0
Total 14 1041 6 1061**

 

* HHS level case data may include a patient’s residential address, Public Health Unit managing or location where test was ordered.
** Changes may occur in the number of notifications reported from day to day. This is due to ongoing maintenance and update of notification details as new information becomes available, or where discrepancies are detected through data quality assurance activities.

 


World Health Organization stats – UPDATED May 25, 2am AEST

The World Health Organization COVID-19 stats map (cases) updated at 25/05/2020 3.07am AEST.

The World Health Organization COVID-19 stats map (deaths) updated at 25/05/2020 3.07am AEST.

 


Recent stories, information and updates regarding COVID-19

Fresh air federal funds for Northern Rivers schools in need

Eighteen schools in the Northern Rivers division of Richmond have received $25,000 each as part of the federal government’s School Upgrade Fund, Labor Member for Richmond Justine Elliot said last week.

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COVID-19 pandemic has cut life expectancy globally

COVID-19 reversed earlier trends toward longer life expectancies. During the pandemic, life expectancies globally dropped by 1.6 years according to a new study published in the Lancet medical journal.

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COVID-19 update for New South Wales

Let’s not forget that Covid-19 is still a big issue in our community with 31,935 cases reported across Australia in the last week – an average of 4,562 cases per day.

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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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