Australia Australia's coronavirus death toll climbs to 48 after seven people die in 24 hours

00:21  08 april  2020
00:21  08 april  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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Australia's coronavirus death toll has risen to 48 after seven more fatalities were recorded in the past 24 hours.

The latest include a man and a woman in their 70s from Western Australia.

The male passenger from the Artania cruise ship passed away at Joondalup Health Campus, and the female died at Royal Perth Hospital after returning from overseas.

The number of COVID-19 cases across Australia has risen to 5,910.

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The UK coronavirus death toll has continued to riseCredit: Reuters. The total death toll in the UK is now at 5,373 after 439 died in hospital in 24 hours , the Department of Health (DoH) revealed today. But the true number is at least 40 people higher once deaths that occurred outside of hospital are

Australia ' s death toll climbs : Nursing home resident, 90, becomes the 41st person to die of coronavirus and the sixth at the facility. The man became New South Wales' 20th fatality, and the 41st for Australia , including 12 people who disembarked the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise liner on


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