Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has announced $48 million for mental health and elective surgeries in Australia. Read ahead to know more. Also, find out more about the coronavirus status in Australia.
Coronavirus Status In Australia
According to Reuters, there are 7022 coronavirus cases in Australia. 6301 people have recovered. However, 98 people died due to the coronavirus in the country. Furthermore, a nurse at North Rockhampton nursing center tested positive today.
As a result, the entire nursing center was locked down immediately. Moreover, the nurse continued to work despite being sick and infectious. Moreover, there are 180 staff members and 115 residents at the nursing center.
The Queensland health authorities have tested 23 residents and 8 staff members till now. All of them tested negative. Furthermore, the testing for the remaining people is going on. A staff member at Victoria McDonald’s outlet tested COVID-19 positive.
Moreover, the store closed immediately. The employee’s travel history is noted. Authorities will conduct tests in those regions. The country’s healthcare is assisted by the World Health Organisation.
Aussie PM Resumes $48 Million Mental Health And Elective Surgeries
The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has announced the resumption of elective surgeries set by states. The decision came after today’s cabinet meeting. Furthermore, the Australian Government is also putting $48.1 million towards a mental health response plan.
Furthermore, the country has not reported an increase in the infection rate for a week now. Moreover, the local authorities are confident to reopen limited business hubs and economic machinery again.
AFL And NRL To Resume From June 2020
The Australian Football League Announced that the league will resume from 11th June 2020. Moreover, all the players and staff members will undergo testing before the event commences.
The National Rugby League will restart from 28th May 2020. Moreover, the league has announced the match fixtures for the first two weeks. Moreover, all staff members and players will undergo testing.