Latest medical advice on coronavirus

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly says testing has been expanded to more categories of people.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly says testing has been expanded to more categories of people.

LATEST ON CORONAVIRUS

* 2793 cases with 12 deaths

* Most deaths have been elderly people

* Testing has been expanded to more categories of people

* Over 178,000 tests conducted - more on a per-population basis than anywhere else in the world. Capacity has risen to 10,000 a day

* 14,000 healthcare workers took part in a national "webinar" to discuss the coronavirus and learn more about it

* Search is under way for more ventilators for intensive care units

* Increasing domestic production of masks

* Social isolation and social distancing remains crucial

* If you have symptoms, stay at home and isolate from others to protect them

Australian Associated Press