The coronavirus pandemic is "far from over" and is still disrupting normal health services, especially life-saving immunisation for children in the poorest countries, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.
More than two million Australians have downloaded the coronavirus tracing app within a day of its release, far exceeding expectations.
Australians will have to permanently change their behaviour even as restrictions to deal with coronavirus are eased.
South Korean officials are emphasising they have detected no unusual movements in North Korea and are cautioning against reports its leader Kim Jong-un may be ill or is being isolated because of coronavirus concerns.
The man accused of being behind the wheel of a truck that fatally ploughed into four police on a Melbourne freeway has made a brief court appearance, as officers raid homes connected to his employer.
Artists and entertainers are calling for more support as 70 per cent of their sector is estimated to be out of work because of coronavirus.
Disability services worker Rob Hosking has received over-the-phone coaching for his therapy dog Missy, all for free.
Deliberately spitting, coughing or sneezing on Queensland's frontline workers will now incur a $1300 on-the-spot fine while it's become easier to dob on people who breach COVID-19 restrictions.
The COVID-19 contact tracing app is called COVIDSafe.It only works on smartphones and can be downloaded from the Apple or Google app stores.
Governments are being warned not to redirect resources earmarked for climate change in recovery efforts after coronavirus.