While the number of new cases is tailing off in some parts of Europe including Spain and Italy, outbreaks are growing in Britain and Turkey.
Tasmania hit hard by COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus is crippling Tasmania’s northwest with another death linked to the outbreak.
An elderly woman was the sixth person to die from COVID-19 in the island state, after two hospitals in the northwest were closed when a virus outbreak hit 66 people, including 45 healthcare workers.
The state has 165 confirmed cases, with an increase of 15 cases.
Of the total cases, 47 came over the Easter break in the northwest outbreak.
The current COVID-19 figures.
“It is again a tragic and stark reminder that this virus can be deadly,” said Premier Peter Gutwein.
The two hospital closures have forced about 5000 people into quarantine for two weeks, with 1200 staff and their families affected.
The medical facilities will be…