Coronavirus 26 March: 450,000 COVID-19 positive cases worldwide, 20,000 deaths | ABC News

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, March 25, 2020
  • Australia's death toll from coronavirus has risen to 11. Two men in their 70s died in Victoria overnight and there was a death in Queensland yesterday.

    The global death toll has broken through 20,000.

    In this update:
    0:15 Australia records over 2600 COVID-19 cases
    0:25 Australia expands coronavirus testing criteria
    0:33 Flight Centre to stand down 3800 workers
    1:31 450,000 positive cases worldwide, 20,000 deaths
    1:44 US agrees to biggest economic rescue package in history
    1.51 Prince Charles tests positive to COVID-19
    2:10 James Hancock reports from Melbourne providing more details on the overnight deaths from COVID-19 and the number of cases across Australia
    6:10 Lily Mayers reports from the Sydney state emergency centre, updating the coronavirus situation in NSW.
    7:14 NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian
    9:00 Sephanie Boys provides an update on the lifting of some restrictions (hair dressers and barber shops) 10:12 and funerals
    10:30 COVID-19 testing criteria update
    11:40 3000 Australia's still trying to return home

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