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Australians losing faith in gov't handling of COVID-19: poll

Canberra/Xinhua: Australians are losing faith in government handling of the coronavirus crisis, a poll has found.

More than 40 new COVID-19 cases reported in Australia’s Victoria

Moscow/Sputnik: More than 40 new coronavirus cases and nine new deaths from COVID-19 were registered in Australia’s southeastern state of Victoria in the past 24 hours, the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports as the state prepares for a gradual easing of coronavirus restrictions.

Aussie researchers repurpose SARS treatment to fight COVID-19

Sydney/Xinhua: In the race to find a cure for COVID-19, Australian researchers have discovered that a compound originally designed to fight SARS can also stop COVID-19 growth in the laboratory.

Australia records 21 coronavirus deaths on 4th consecutive deadliest day

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's coronavirus death toll has surpassed 350 on the nation's deadliest day of the pandemic.

Australia records 10 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia recorded 10 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, when the country's total confirmed cases surpassed 14,000.

Australia's coronavirus death toll climbs to 108

Canberra/Xinhua: Death toll due to coronavirus in Australia reached 108 on Sunday after a man died in Victoria.

Spike in Australian COVID-19 cases "deeply concerning": health authority

Canberra/Xinhua:  Australia has recorded almost 200 new cases of coronavirus in a single day.

Aussie state scraps easing of COVID-19 restrictions after spike in cases

Sydney/Xinhua: The Australian state of Victoria has taken a step back from easing COVID-19 restrictions scheduled for Monday, after recording a spike in new infections.

Australia reports 18 new COVID-19 cases

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI:  Alison McMillan, Australia's Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, said on Tuesday afternoon that the country's number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased by 18 in 24 hours to 6,964.

Coronavirus restrictions eased in Australian capital

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI:  The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) announced a slight easing of coronavirus social distancing restrictions from this weekend.

Australian capital launches COVID-19 testing blitz

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has launched a coronavirus testing blitz in an attempt to find every case of the virus in the region.

Transmission of COVID-19 in Australia slowing significantly

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI:  The number of COVID-19 cases in Australia has surpassed 4,000 despite a significantly lower rate of transmission.

Australia registers 14th COVID-19 death amid surging cases

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: The 14th person has died in Australia after contracting COVID-19 as confirmed cases across the country surged to over 3,300.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Australia jumps to 41

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: The number of COVID-19 cases in Australia on Wednesday jumped to 41, with a woman aged care worker in Sydney becoming the third person infected while on Australian soil.

Australian PM considering wider coronavirus travel bans

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged coronavirus travel bans for South Korea and Italy.