Victoria may need to close entire industries if COVID numbers remain ‘unacceptably high’ | ABC News

Victoria records 532 new coronavirus cases, the highest one-day total in the state, and six more people die from the virus as the Premier warns going to work whilst sick remains the “biggest driver” of transmission.

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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.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

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  • COVID-19 BREAKING NEWS: Lockdown to end on December 2 allowing shops, gyms and salons to reopen
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