Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 27 March | ABC News

  • Coronavirus is continuing to spread, with almost 3000 confirmed cases in Australia and the number of global infections exceeding half a million.
    In this update:
    0:18 13 people have died from COVID-19 related deaths in Australia
    0:44 NSW Police begin fining those who fail to follow coronavirus laws
    0:52 G20 leaders hold virtual meeting
    1:07 US has more than 82,400 confirmed cases of coronavirus - more than any other country
    1:30 Stephanie Borys reports on today's National Cabinet meeting:
    2:11 Commercial rents
    2:41 Further lockdowns
    4:15 'Hibernation plan' for small and medium size businesses
    5:53 Flights organised for Australians stuck overseas - 260 Aussies to fly home from Peru on Sunday
    7:00 NSW has more than 1,400 confirmed coronavirus cases and NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian says tougher restrictions are on the table
    8:34 Tasmania's Premier Peter Gutwein has given a stern warning to deter visitors hoping to head to the state
    9:23 A major life insurer has moved to cut off payouts to frontline doctors who die from COVID-19
    9:55 The G-20 has promised to work together to fight the coronavirus at an emergency summit held via video-link
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