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Worry increases, distancing decreases in second wave

An ANU survey has found that more than three in five Australians (62.6%) felt anxious or worried about the coronavirus in August, up from 57.3% in May.

No new cases but no time for complacency

As the ACT welcomes another day with no new COVID-19 cases being recorded overnight, this is no time for complacency, warns Acting ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Vanessa Johnston. While it was important...

ACT agrees to goal of zero community transmission

Despite some calls for Australia to adopt an elimination strategy instead of suppression, the ACT Government has agreed to the National Cabinet’s goal of zero community transmission of COVID-19, ACT Chief Minister...

Melbourne COVID-19 hotspots prompt ACT Health warning

ACT Health is advising anyone who works in high-risk settings and has travelled to a COVID-19 hotspot in Melbourne to not attend work for a period of 14 days after leaving the hotspot.

Pandemic could cost global economy $21 trillion: ANU

Research from the Australian National University (ANU) indicates the global economy could lose up to $21.8 trillion USD in 2020 alone, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The researchers, led by Professor Warwick McKibbin...