Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday 9 April | ABC News

The largest single economic bail-out package in Australia’s history has passed Federal Parliament overnight, with the $130 billion JobKeeper scheme becoming law.

In the United States, New York has again recorded its deadliest day since the outbreak with 779 deaths, taking the state’s total to 6,268.

The United Kingdom has had it’s worst day so far with its death toll rising to 938 in 24 hours, reaching a total of 7,097 in total.

In this :

2:23 – JobKeeper package to be rolled out to eligible workers

5:00 – Labor failed to amend scheme for casual and temporary visas workers

6:30 – Agenda of National Cabinet meeting to be held later today

8:12 – Talks about potential of easing restrictions according to Australia and local data

10:00 – South Australian man dies from overnight

12:05 – developments into criminal investigation of Ruby Princess cruise ship

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