Australia’s debt to balloon to World War I levels after coronavirus stimulus | Finance Report

Australia’s net debt is likely to jump to $500 billion – or 16% of GDP – after the third stimulus package. That’s a level not seen since the First World War, and around half that of World War II. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-31/how-will-130-billion-dollar-coronavirus-stimulus-be-paid-for/12105774 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Australia’s debt to balloon to World War I levels after coronavirus stimulus | Finance Report

Coronavirus restrictions: Philippine poor suffer after closures

The Philippines’s most populous island, Luzon has been under quarantine for two weeks. That has left many of its poor unable to go out and work. And they have little in the way of a social safety net or savings to protect them. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila. – Subscribe to our channel: … Read more Coronavirus restrictions: Philippine poor suffer after closures

Pangolins, secondary infection and the fatality rate: the unanswered COVID-19 questions | ABC News

Despite being in the news all day, every day, there is still so much we don’t know about COVID-19. Joe O’Brien takes a look at some of the questions about coronavirus that remain unanswered. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-28/coronavirus-symptoms-stage-3-lockdown-jobseeker-payment-question/12099388 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Pangolins, secondary infection and the fatality rate: the unanswered COVID-19 questions | ABC News

Coronavirus: Bulk-billed telehealth consultations available in Australia from today | ABC News

From today, Australians will be able to access bulk-billed telehealth consultations with their doctors and many other health professionals — meaning they won’t have to pay any out-of-pocket costs. Telehealth or telemedicine consultations are virtual appointments conducted over the phone or video conferencing services like FaceTime, Zoom or WhatsApp. They allow a patient to dial … Read more Coronavirus: Bulk-billed telehealth consultations available in Australia from today | ABC News

Tracking all the latest coronavirus figures from the globe and Australia | ABC News

The latest coronavirus numbers in Australia and around the globe. 0:05 State by State breakdown of coronavirus cases in Australia 1:10 Global totals 2:00 Countries chart 2:18 Trajectories chart Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ 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 … Read more Tracking all the latest coronavirus figures from the globe and Australia | ABC News

Japanese authorities warn coronavirus infection rates on the cusp of exploding | ABC News

Authorities in Japan have warned the number of COVID-19 cases there may be about the explode. Residents were asked to stay home at the weekend, and mother nature provided a few incentives for people to stay indoors. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Japanese authorities warn coronavirus infection rates on the cusp of exploding | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Monday 30 March | ABC News

Tasmania has reported its first coronavirus death, taking Australia’s toll to 17. There are now more than 4,000 confirmed cases of COBID-19 here, but officials are pointing to a trend downwards in the number of new daily cases and are saying there are early signs that the measures in Australia are working to limit the … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Monday 30 March | ABC News

Coronavirus: Global death toll exceeds 30,000, Europe preparing for extended restrictions | ABC News

More than 660,000 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus globally and more than 30,000 have died, as the world enters another week of the COVID-19 pandemic. Spanish authorities have said the country’s death toll — second only to Italy — rose by 838 cases overnight, to 6,528. Madrid’s regional government announced an official … Read more Coronavirus: Global death toll exceeds 30,000, Europe preparing for extended restrictions | ABC News

Australians rushing home from overseas transfer to hotels for coronavirus quarantine | ABC News

The Commonwealth quarantine of overseas travellers came into effect over the weekend, forcing all arrivals into isolation for a fortnight. Australians rushing home from overseas were met at the airport by the army and then bussed to hotels under police guard. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Australians rushing home from overseas transfer to hotels for coronavirus quarantine | ABC News

New gathering limits, a moratorium on evictions to battle COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

Full National Cabinet press conference: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced tighter restrictions on gatherings and a moratorium on evictions as part of Australia’s plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. There’s a two-person limit to gatherings in public. Previously the maximum gathering size was 10 people, excluding family members. Outside gyms and skateparks will be … Read more New gathering limits, a moratorium on evictions to battle COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News