“If they can not handle a program like JobKeeper … then there has obtained to be an important query mark over how they’re going to handle the financial restoration,” Mr Albanese stated.
Sadly, a person in his 60s has died in a Victorian hospital from COVID-19, bringing the nationwide COVID-19 toll to 102.
Victoria recorded 10 new instances on Saturday, however they aren’t believed to be linked to outbreaks on the Cedar Meats abattoir, Fawkner McDonald’s, or aged care amenities. Nonetheless, investigations are nonetheless beneath method.
“It could be that (Saturday’s new) instances are linked to a few of these outbreaks – these outcomes usually are available in fairly late at night time and so it does require fairly a little bit of investigating typically to hyperlink again into different outbreaks or identified instances,” deputy chief well being officer Annaliese van Diemen stated yesterday.
9 individuals are at the moment in hospital in Victoria, together with three in intensive care.
NSW recorded simply three new instances yesterday, however the state’s well being minister Brad Hazzard needs extra individuals to come back ahead to be examined.
“As we attempt to chill out the restrictions that we’ve got lived beneath for the previous two months, it’s essential, completely essential, that folks come ahead for testing if they’ve the slightest trace of any respiratory points in any respect,” he advised reporters in Sydney.