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Emergency flights to restart farm exports

Hundreds of emergency flights will send fresh produce to key export markets in a bid to help Australian farmers and fishers under economic pressure due to the coronavirus.

US death toll eclipses China

The US death toll from the coronavirus has climbed past 3,600, eclipsing China's official count, as hard-hit New York City rushed to bring in more medical professionals and ambulances and...

Twelve coronavirus patients in ICU in WA

Single-digit growth in coronavirus cases in Western Australia is being seen as an encouraging sign but 54 people are battling the disease in hospital, including 12 in intensive care.

Four Victorian babies diagnosed with virus

Four babies are among the latest cases of coronavirus in Victoria.Three of the 96 new cases recorded in the state on Tuesday are babies under 12 months and the fourth...

Businesses switch to making virus supplies

Australian manufacturers have intensified efforts to shore up medical supplies as the federal government tries to save millions of jobs under threat from coronavirus.

NSW cracks down as virus cases pass 2000

NSW Health authorities are ramping up coronavirus testing in Sydney's eastern suburbs where clusters of the disease have developed within the backpacker community.