Australia sees highest new coronavirus caseload since mid-April, successful virus fight overall
The total COVID-19 cases in Australia have been far lower than hard-hit countries such as the U.S. (nearly 2.7 million cases), Brazil (more than 1.3 million cases) and Russia (more than 646,900 cases), according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
In the latest update from the Australian Government Department of Health, there were 7,824 cases and 104 deaths.
However, the recent jump in cases largely stems from the Australian state of Victoria, which reported 75 of Monday’s 85 new cases, with another 64 reported cases on Tuesday.
“As expected, given we have no immunity from this virus, we are seeing an increase in cases in Australia,” said Dr. Nick Coatsworth, deputy medical officer, in a video posted to Facebook. “This is part …continued .
[Source: Fox News]