Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday 11 April | ABC News

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More than 100,000 people have died around the world from COVID-19.

According to Johns Hopkins University, Italy has the highest number of fatalities, before the United States and Spain.

More than 1.6 million cases have been recorded globally.

In this update:

0:01 – More than 100,000 people have died around the world from COVID-19

0:28 – The coronavirus death toll in the United States continues to rise.

1:35 – The UK has recorded its highest daily number of coronavirus deaths.

4:35 – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition improves after going into ICU a few days ago.

7:02 – The head of the World Health Organisation warns the coronavirus could have a deadly resurgence if country lift social distancing restrictions too early.

8:05 – South Korea says 91 people thought to have recovered from coronavirus have tested positive again.

8:33 – Uruguay’s government says it will repatriate 112 Australians and New Zealanders from a cruise ship stranded near the capital.

9:02 – Australia has recorded 6,215 confirmed cases of coronavirus, an increase of 106 cases in the past 24 hours.

9:55 – Queensland introduces further restrictions to tighten existing state border controls.

10:28 – NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin has resigned from Cabinet after breaching public health orders.

11:04 – Overseas travellers begin to head home after spending 14 days in forced hotel quarantine.

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