COVID-19 numbers, August 5: Victoria posts record 725 new coronavirus cases, 15 deaths | ABC News

ABC analyst Casey Briggs takes a closer look at the record coronavirus case numbers from Victoria.

He says the figures make an end to the pandemic look even further away.

#ABCNews #coronavirus

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-05/coronavirus-australia-live-news-worker-permits-melbourne/12524320

For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY
You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1

Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE
Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2
You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au
Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au
Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews

In This Story: Australia

Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country by total area.

7 Recent Items: Australia

  • Every Cameron Green first-class wicket (so far)
  • Inside the Australia-China Trade Tension Over Covid-19
  • Renewed lockdowns ‘light’ and hard as COVID cases surge | Global coronavirus news
  • Sports File: Tri-Nations Rugby
  • Young, Black and Behind Bars | 101 East
  • Addressing France’s “deep-seated problems” after another deadly attack | The World
  • Australia: Children as young as 10 are still being incarcerated
  • 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.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • 96,000 people a day contracting COVID-19
  • Trump Celebrates Third-Quarter GDP Growth at Florida Rally
  • Melania Trump Downplays Coronavirus Pandemic at Tampa, Florida Rally
  • What a Trump or Biden Win Means For Your Money
  • Macron Stands Firm Against Islamic Extremism After 3 Killed in Nice Terror Attack
  • Leave a Comment