Latest facts and figures on coronavirus

Latest facts and figures on coronavirus

Coronavirus
The federal government has updated the latest statistics surrounding the coronavirus.

The federal government has updated the latest statistics surrounding the coronavirus.

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AUSTRALIA'S RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS * 22 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia: eight in Queensland; four in New South Wales; six in Victoria...

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AUSTRALIA'S RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

* 22 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia: eight in Queensland; four in New South Wales; six in Victoria; three in South Australia; one in WA.

* Of those people, 10 have recovered and the others are in stable conditions.

* Seven cases are passengers who were on the Diamond Princess repatriation flight from Japan. They were in quarantine at the Manigurr-ma Village Howard Springs facility in Darwin when they tested positive to coronavirus. All have returned to their home states for medical treatment.

* The 266 Australian evacuees from Wuhan have all gone home after clearing a 14-day quarantine period.

* There are 78,973 confirmed cases worldwide.

* There have been 2466 deaths worldwide.

* Travel restrictions to Australia have been extended for a further week to February 29.

* Foreign nationals - excluding permanent residents - who have been in mainland China will not be allowed to enter Australia for 14 days from the time they left mainland China.

* Australian citizens and permanent residents will still be able to enter, as will their immediate family members (spouses, legal guardians and dependants only).

* People who have been in contact with someone confirmed to have coronavirus must self-isolate for 14 days from the time they were in contact with that person.

* DFAT's travel advice has been updated for Japan with travellers being told to exercise a high degree of caution in Japan.

* Concerns are also held for the spread in Iran, South Korea and northern Italy.

Sources: WHO; Australian Health Department

Australian Associated Press

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