Australia has prolonged its vacation ban to Italy as verified conditions of the novel coronavirus in the country strike 112, Primary Minister Scott Morrison introduced at a information conference in Canberra on Wednesday.
The ban, which arrives into result on Wednesday evening in Australia, spots overseas travellers from Italy less than the exact same constraints that have been carried out for travelers from China, South Korea and Iran.
All Australian nationals touring from Italy will also be subjected to a required 14-working day quarantine upon their return, Morrison extra.
Morrison also unveiled $2.4 billion Australian bucks ($1.56 billion) in extra health funding to combat the distribute of the virus.
Of the complete, $100 million Australian bucks ($65 million) will fund a new tele-overall health company for citizens going through household isolation. This assistance will assistance individuals in quarantine receive wellness consultations via their cell phone on movie these as FaceTime or Skype, Australia’s Minister for Well being, Greg Hunt added.
Australia’s coronavirus people have been discovered in the pursuing states and territories*:
- New South Wales: 60 scenarios
- Queensland: 15 scenarios
- South Australia: 6 instances
- Tasmania: 2 scenarios
- Victoria: 15 cases
- Western Australia: 4 instances
*10 scenarios in Australia are connected to the Diamond Princess cruise ship.