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Apple, Google bring coronavirus contact-tracing to 3 billion people

The second step takes longer. In the coming months, both companies will add the technology directly into their operating systems so this contact-tracing software works without having to download an app. Users must opt in, but this approach means many more people can be included. Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android …

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No fines for people in shops, as car wash penalty revoked

By Friday, Victoria Police said the fine had been revoked, explaining that errors were sometimes made and people were allowed to buy goods and services from commercial outlets that had not been ordered to close, so long as they observed social-distancing rules. In a video recording taken of the incident, …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Fourth Tasmanian dies pushing national toll to 54, no proven cure for COVID-19

The asthmatic child of a Qantas cabin crew member has been diagnosed with COVID-19 after contracting the virus from their mother. The child is among four family members and flatmates of Qantas staff who caught the virus from flight crew exempt from mandatory quarantine rules and returned home after working …

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Child of Qantas crew member infected with coronavirus amid quarantine exemptions

“This is exactly what the workers were fearful of, and now the tragic consequence of these is that they’ve had members of the family infected,” Ms O’Neil said. Loading The crew member and mother of the asthmatic child was hospitalised with COVID-19 after working on an international flight. The crew …

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WA coronavirus LIVE: Isolation ends for hundreds of cruise ship passengers as battle to secure flights home begins

The virus-riddled Artania cruise ship could be departing WA waters as early as next week, according to WA Health Minister Roger Cook. For weeks, the Artaniahas been the WA government’s biggest headache, after an outbreak onboard the German cruise ship left the state with more than 50 patients to care …

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Police find body of woman missing from Queensland swimming spot

Police have found the body of a young woman missing since Monday after failing to resurface at a notorious far north Queensland swimming spot. Madison Tam, 18, had been swimming with friends at the Babinda Boulders when she vanished earlier this week. Crews search for missing teen Madison Tam at …

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Verry Elleegant poised to take Queen Winx’s crown in battle royale

“She is relaxed and is a different horse this time,” Waller said. “It’s taken some work from the best track riders in Australia, if not the world, and our team but she is there.” While Saturday’s edition is a real world-wide contest including Danon Premium from Japan, Addeybb from the …

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Southside hoons fined as leaders drive home messaging

Police have issued public health order fines to members of a group allegedly doing burnouts in a south-east Queensland industrial area, as authorities pleaded for people to stay in their homes over the Easter period. The infringements came as the state recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of …

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Can you catch the virus from your pets? What about central heating? Your COVID-19 questions answered

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Since it emerged in China in late 2019, the new coronavirus has infected more than 1.5 million people and claimed 94,000 lives. To stop a pandemic that spreads from person to person in close quarters, the world has largely shut down, with …

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‘Very concerning’: Number of health workers with coronavirus doubles

Loading “I’m very concerned by these numbers because although healthcare workers comprise about three per cent of the population, this means they are accounting for about 12 per cent of the infections,” AMA Victorian president Associate Professor Julian Rait said on Friday. “We need to look more carefully at what’s …

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