- COVID-19 cases are up 263, or 6.6 per cent, to 4243.
- Globally, there are 766,366 cases and 36,873 people have died.
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been rescheduled to start on July 23, 2021, almost a year to the day after the date they were due to begin this year.
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Yesterday the Morrison government unveiled its $130 billion wage subsidy scheme which will help struggling businesses to continue paying their staff. Businesses will receive up to $1500 each fornight, per employee from the JobKeeper subsidy. Read the full story here.
The number of confirmed Australian COVID-19 cases is up 263, or 6.6 per cent, to 4243, and the death toll is at 18.
Globally, the number of people who have contracted the virus has reached 766,366 and the death toll is at 36,873.
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