Summary so far To recap everything that has happened so far today:
Australia’s total cases have risen to 3,400.
The median age is 48, and 67% are linked to travel.
A 91-year-old woman from the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Sydney died overnight, bringing the death toll sadly up to 14.
An A-League player has tested positive, only days after the season was suspended. The unnamed Newcastle Jets player was a member of the squad for last weekend’s matches against Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City Millions of Queenslanders turned out to vote in local government elections and two byelections, despite experts labeling this a “lethal risk”. Total job losses across Australia have exceeded 75,000 as more retailers announced closures.
Ruby Princess cases nearly hit 300. There are now 171 cases in NSW linked to the ship and 122 interstate. From midnight tonight, all travelers arriving in Australia from overseas must be quarantined in hotels for 14 days. More than 100 Australian doctors and dentists, who were stranded on a cruise ship off the coast of Chile, have returned.