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NSW to reassess virus measures each month

Health authorities in NSW will meet at the end of each month to reassess coronavirus shutdown measures, Premier Gladys Berejiklian says, as the number of new overnight cases dipped below 40.

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST NEWS ABOUT COVID-19:--NUMBERS* Confirmed cases in Australia: 6,087* Australian deaths: 51 (21 in NSW, 12 in Vic, four in Qld, six in WA, three in Tas, two in ACT, three in SA).

SA records third coronavirus death

A third person in South Australia has succumbed to the coronavirus.The 76 year old man from regional SA died on Wednesday night from COVID-19 in Royal Adelaide Hospital, lifting the national death toll to 51.

Wage subsidy plan for millions of workers

HOW DOES THE JOBKEEPER PAYMENT WORK?* Businesses will receive $1500 every fortnight for all employees over six months* Employers will be legally obligated to pass the money on to their workers* The tax office will administer the payments, which are worth $130 billion* The scheme is designed to maintain links...

WHO denies being 'China-centric'

World Health Organisation officials have denied that the body was "China-centric" and say the acute phase of a pandemic is not the time to cut funding, after US President Donald Trump said he would put contributions on hold.

Investigation into Ruby Princess underway

Detectives have started investigating the handling of the Ruby Princess coronavirus scandal as the number of new COVID-19 infections across NSW continues to stabilise.