JobKeeper extension urged, COVID-19 circumstances surpass 5.2 million worldwide, Australian loss of life toll stands at 102


The ACT, South Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania haven’t reported a brand new case for greater than per week.

On Saturday:

  • A Victorian man in his 60s died in hospital with coronavirus taking the nationwide loss of life toll to 102
  • There have been 13 new circumstances of coronavirus reported, with three of these from individuals who had arrived from abroad and are in enforced quarantine in New South Wales

Learn extra from senior author Caitlin Fitzsimmons: ‘Not invincible’: Health Minister Brad Hazzard wants young people to be tested

  • Australia’s Muslims celebrated a subdued Eid because of the coronavirus restrictions

Learn extra from city affairs reporter Angus Thompson: ‘Taking it in our stride’: Eid with a difference for Sydney’s Muslim community

  • Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed that the state’s bid to host the 2032 Olympics had been placed on maintain whereas the federal government targeted on the COVID-19 outbreak

Learn extra: Queensland presses pause on Olympic bid amid COVID-19 recovery

  • The UK mentioned that abroad travellers must quarantine for 14 days from June eight

Learn extra from our Europe correspondent Bevan Shields: UK rejects Australia’s push for exemption from coronavirus quarantine

  • The Worldwide Cricket Council launched pointers for resuming play that would see post-wicket huddles, spitting on the ball and umpires holding bowler’s caps all banned

Learn extra: Hats off: tradition latest COVID-19 victim as ICC releases guidelines

  • A serious research has discovered that Trump’s favoured coronavirus remedy hydroxychloroquine considerably will increase the danger of loss of life

Learn extra: Malaria drug touted by Trump linked to increased risk of death: study

  • Brazil grew to become the sixth nation to report greater than 20,000 deaths

Learn extra from deputy overseas editor Lia Timson: Brazil’s lethal coronavirus cocktail

  • And producers of the Avatar sequel mentioned they’ll resume filming in New Zealand subsequent week

Learn extra: ‘Avatar’ movie sequel to resume production in NZ

Recap: As the day unfolded: Morrison government reveals JobKeeper ‘error’ as global COVID-19 cases surpass 5.1 million, Australian death toll stands at 102

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