National death toll at 83, as one million download COVIDSafe.
The national coronavirus death toll reached 83 on Sunday, with three new deaths reported in NSW, Tasmania and Victoria, but the rate of new infections continues to drop.
There were just 16 new COVID-19 cases across the nation on Sunday, bringing the total to 6711 cases.
“What we have seen is a sustained and consolidated and now extended flattening of the curve,” Greg Hunt told reporters in Canberra yesterday, as he unveiled the government’s contact tracing app.
Called COVIDSafe, the voluntary app will play a key part in easing restrictions, along with increased testing. As of 10:30pm, at least one million people had downloaded the app.
As at 10:30 PM 1 million Australians have now downloaded and registered for the #CovidSafeapp – please join us and help protect ourselves, our families, each other but above all else our…