Coronavirus update: 96 people in intensive care, 35 on ventilators across Australia | ABC News

The deputy chief medical officer believes Australia has flattened the curve, but it’s no time for complacency.

Australia’s death toll hits 40 after five new fatalities due to COVID-19.

448 people in hospitals across Australia with COVID-19, 96 people in intensive care, and 35 on ventilators.

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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)

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