Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday 1 April | ABC News

The death toll from the in Australia continues to climb.

New South Wales health authorities have confirmed a 9th fatality, bringing the national toll to 20.

Globally, the death toll has surged past 40,000 – half of those in Spain and Italy – and the number of confirmed cases in the US continues to surge, likely to hit 200,000 in the next 20 hours.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au//2020-04-01/-live-updates-covid-19-australia/12108616

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