Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 27 March | ABC News

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Coronavirus is continuing to spread, with almost 3000 confirmed cases in Australia with the number of global infections exceeding half a million.

In this update:
0:18 13 people have died from COVID-19 related deaths in Australia
0.44 NSW Police begin fining those who fail to follow coronavirus laws
0:52 G20 leaders hold virtual meeting
1:07 US has more than 82,400 confirmed cases of coronavirus – more than any other country

1.30 Stephanie Borys reports on today’s National Cabinet meeting:
2:11 Commercial rents
2:41 Further lockdowns
4:15 ‘Hibernation plan’ for small and medium size businesses
5:53 Flights organised for Australians stuck overseas – 260 Aussies to fly home from Peru on Sunday

7:00 NSW has more than 1,400 confirmed coronavirus cases and NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian says tougher restrictions are on the table

8:34 Tasmania’s Premier Peter Gutwein has given a stern warning to deter visitors hoping to head to the state

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