Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 10 April | ABC News

As the Easter long weekend begins, Australians are urged to lock in the gains against by staying home.

figures show the shutdowns are bearing fruit, with Australia recording its lowest rise in infections in almost a month – with 96 new cases recorded yesterday.

In the United States, New York continues to be hit hard by the outbreak, with the state recording its highest increase of 799 deaths for a third consecutive day.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now out of intensive care as Britain records a slightly lower daily death toll from the virus, with 881 people losing their lives.

In this :

0:28 – Total number of cases globally after 100 days since Wuhan outbreak

0:43 – The US sees more than 16 million Americans lose their jobs

0:56 – British PM Boris Johnson gets out of ICU

1:11 – Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia returns home

2:38 – Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s urge Australians to stay home in Easter message

2:43 – Arts Minister Don Harwin fined $1,000 for breaching rules

3:36 – Total number of cases of COVID-19 in Australia

5:01 – Police focussing on travel restrictions on Queensland’s Gold Coast

8:34 – Easter weekend in Melbourne

11:31 – Sydney Fish Market is open with control-control measures

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