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Even with restrictions being relaxed in some parts of Australia, it's important to keep following official health advice to stop the spread of Visit for full coverage.

Australia live news: Prime Minister Scott Morrison is giving an update after the National Cabinet meeting. Watch on ABC Emergency's Facebook page:

coronavirus update: As at 8pm Thursday 28 May 2020, there have been two additional cases of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 27 May, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 3,092.

Both new cases are overseas travellers in hotel quarantine.

coronavirus update: Queensland has no new cases today, however there are still six active cases in the state.
Health Minister Steven Miles said the figure for total cases in Queensland remains 1,058. Just one of the active cases remains in hospital.

coronavirus update: A student at Keilor Downs Secondary College in Melbourne's north west has tested positive for coronavirus. The student was one of seven new cases recorded in the state yesterday, bringing the state's total to 1,634

“If you have any symptoms at all, please do speak to your doctor and get tested. We can’t emphasise that enough. Please do get tested.” – Alison McMillan, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.

coronavirus update: There have been 10 new cases overnight in Victoria. The total number of cases now stands at 1,628.
Another Rydges Swanston staff member has tested positive. Both the cases are security guards working at the hotel.

coronavirus update: As at 8pm Wednesday 27 May 2020, there has been one additional case of COVID-19 diagnosed, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 3,090.

coronavirus update: There are no new cases of coronavirus overnight. There are 6 active cases in the state - 4 in hospital and 1 in ICU.
Total number 1058.
20 contacts of Blackwater death have been identified, 18 tested and returned negative results, 2 outstanding.

coronavirus update: There have been two additional cases of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 25 May, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 3,089.
There were 7,617 tests carried out in the reporting period and nearly 465,000 COVID-19 tests have now been done in NSW.

Today's hearings are focusing on the impact of the fires on threatened species. If you're interested in watching the Bushfire Royal Commission live, here is the link:

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