WATCH LIVE: Prime Minister Scott Morrison holds press conference into COVID-19 crisis
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is due to hold a press conference on the COVID-19 crisis in Australia.
It comes after the death of 30-year-old Queensland man Nathan Turner, who is Australia’s youngest coronavirus victim and confusion over how he contracted the deadly virus.
It has emerged a nurse who drove to the town the watch the sunset may have imposed travel ban imposed on her to contain the virus spread.
In WA, pressure is mounting on Premier Mark McGowan to open the borders to the rest of the country.
Attorney General Christian Porter spoke to Jenna Clarke on West Live this morning where he warned Mr McGowan he will be held responsible for any economic impact from refusing to open borders to the eastern states.
WA now has 18 active cases after a fresh outbreak on live export ship Al Kuwait, which has docked in Fremantle. Twelve crew members have tested positive for the virus this week, while an overseas arrival also tested positive yesterday.
To watch live, see the video player at the top of the page. The press conference is scheduled for 11.45am and is subject to unscheduled delays.