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Latest news: Public health emergency

‘Vigilance vital’ as COVID-19 deaths rise in Australia

COVID-19 deaths are again on the rise with Australia recording 88 fatalities of patients with the condition over the weekend and 363 in the past seven days.

Queensland public health measures ‘no longer fit for purpose’

Queensland's COVID-19 pandemic public health measures are no longer fit for purpose, a parliamentary committee has been told.

No more COVID deaths, 500 new cases in ACT

The ACT has recorded no more deaths and 500 new cases of COVID-19, as the territory government extended its public health emergency declaration by 90 days and "low-level" restrictions for a further two weeks.

ACT extends public health emergency declaration until 13 May

The ACT Government has extended its COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration (PHED) for a further 90 days, until 13 May.