Australia overview

27,499

cases

905

DEATHS

25,181

recovered

3.3%

Fatality Rate

91.6%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Australia

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Australia:

1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Australia. - This does not apply to nationals of Australia. - This does not apply to the immediate family members of nationals of Australia. - This does not apply to permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members. - This does not apply to nationals of New Zealand residing in Australia. - This does not apply to airline crew. - This does not apply to diplomats accredited to Australia and currently resident in Australia, and their immediate family members. - This does not apply to nationals of Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa (American), Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu when they are transiting through Australia to their home country. - This does not apply to passengers who reside in Cook Isl., French Polynesia or New Caledonia when they are transiting through Australia to their home country. 2. All passengers are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days at their first arrival location in Australia. If their duration of stay is less than 14 days, they must self-isolate for the entire duration of stay. - This does not apply to airline crew with the appropriate personal protective equipment. 3. Nationals of Australia are not allowed to travel out of Australia. This does not apply to the following: - Persons ordinarily resident in a country other than Australia; - Airline and maritime crew and associated safety workers; - Persons engaged in the day to day conduct of outbound and inbound freight; - Persons whose travel is associated with essential work at offshore facilities; and - Persons travelling on official government business, including members of the Australian Defence Force.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.