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Coronavirus news, April 6, 2020: Criminal charges could be laid over the Ruby Princess Cruise Ship debacle after 11 died and hundreds of passengers contracted the virus.
Meanwhile, Singapore has recorded its highest daily drop in COVID-19 cases and New York state has had more than 8,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.
Here are the highlights of this wrap:
00:44-The Queen’s address to the nation about coronavirus
01:36- Reporter Linton Besser explains the significance of the Queen’s address
04:36- Update of New York coronavirus situation. More than 4,159 New Yorkers have died.
05:21-COVID-19 news from Spain
05:29- Singapore has recorded its biggest daily drop in COVID-19 cases
06:06- Australian charities have been given concessions to receive extra financial help
07:49- 200 crew members are still aboard the Ruby Princess Cruise Ship as it plans to dock at Port Kembla, NSW.
10:15- Latest infection rate and death stats
11:04- MPs will be flown by RAAF aircrafts for special reduced parliament later this week
12:27- The latest on coronavirus from the United States
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In This Story: Covid-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.
In This: Ruby Princess
Ruby Princess is a Crown-class cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. The Ruby Princess was built in 2008 by Fincantieri in Trieste, Italy, as a sister ship to Crown Princess and Emerald Princess. She was turned over to Carnival Corporation and Princess Cruises in late October 2008.