The future of embattled Adelaide-Melbourne train service The Overland is in limbo due to coronavirus, with a lifeline to keep it operating expiring tomorrow.
The US could see more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths and millions of cases, the government’s top infectious disease expert has warned, as more hotspots erupt around the nation.
Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States have soared past 80,000 to overtake both Italy and China, as the region in China where the pandemic began reported no new cases and began to emerge from its two-month lockdown.
Tasmania has ordered all visitors to leave the island state by midnight Sunday, as Australia’s coronavirus death toll rose to 11 with more than 2500 confirmed cases.
Italy’s death toll rose to 7503 overnight with 683 new fatalities, while the country’s south warned of a jump in cases if people flouted strict lockdown rules.
US president Donald Trump has declared he wants the nation’s businesses to reopen by Easter despite warnings America could become the pandemic’s epicentre, as India locks down its 1.3 billion citizens for three weeks from tonight.