“So I am working from home. I’m self-isolating,” Johnson said. “Be in no doubt that I can continue, thanks to the wizardry of modern technology, to communicate with all my top team to lead the national fightback against coronavirus.”
In the UK, 578 people have so far died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus and the number of confirmed cases has risen to nearly 12,000.
Australian cases reaches 3000.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 3,000 across Australia, with that number continuing to rise. There have been 13 fatalities in Australia.
This time last week, on Saturday March 21, there were 1000 cases in Australia. Now, there are nearly 1,500 cases in New South Wales alone.
In other states and territories, there are 574 cases in Victoria, 555 cases in Queensland, 257 cases in South Australia, 255 cases in Western Australia, 46 infections in Tasmania, 62 in the…