Steps taken by individuals and authorities including social distancing measures, increased testing and the closure of national borders have helped us successfully slow the spread of the virus.
“If things continue as they have been we will move to around 700 cases or less, from our current caseload of 2356,” Professor Phillips told news.com.au.
“All of the difficult decisions that have been made, from those of individuals through to businesses and state and federal government, have had a dramatic effect. There is no doubt that we have, at this stage, averted a crisis, and we can be proud of that,” he told the publication.
Australia’s death toll has risen to 72.
A third resident of a Sydney aged care home has died, bringing Australia’s death toll to 72.
A 94-year-old and 93-year-old man had already died at the same home, after an employee infected with coronavirus came to work while…