Chief Medical Officer flags National Cabinet plan to ease restrictions | Sky News Australia

4/05/2020 12:10:00 AM

Lockdown measures could soon be lifted after Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said the National Cabinet was working on a plan to relax measures in what would likely be a staggered approach.

Lockdown measures could soon be lifted after Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said the National Cabinet was working on a plan to relax measures in what would likely be a staggered approach.

Lockdown measures could soon be lifted after Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said the National Cabinet was working on a plan to relax measures in what would likely be a staggered approach.\n\nMr Murphy said the cabinet was 'seriously looking' at which measures it could ease as it worked through the development of a package that would 'return our society to as much normality as we can safely do'.\n\nMore than 4.5 million Australians have downloaded the government's COVIDSafe app - a measure Mr Murphy said would expedite the likelihood of restrictions being relaxed. \n\n'The more we have signed up of those 16 million, the more confidence I'll be able to give National Cabinet they'll be able to make a decision,' Mr Murphy said.\n\n'The more confidence they have, the bolder they might be.'\n\nImage: Getty

Chief Medical Officer flags National Cabinet plan to ease restrictions 04/05/2020 | 2min Lockdown measures could soon be lifted after Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said the National Cabinet was working on a plan to relax measures in what would likely be a staggered approach..'Rigid' distancing measures must stay as restrictions ease 03/05/2020 | 8min Australians have been urged to continue some of their lockdown behaviours as restrictions are eased with the Deputy Chief Medical Officer telling Sky News it may be a long while before you can hug your mates.Larger text size Very large text size Pubs could reopen their doors in July with strict operating rules being developed by a powerful secret taskforce that will be presented to the national cabinet.

Mr Murphy said the cabinet was "seriously looking" at which measures it could ease as it worked through the development of a package that would "return our society to as much normality as we can safely do".More than 4.National Cabinet has set three tests Australia would need to pass in order to ease restrictions, which have included the closure of gyms, entertainment facilities and dining in at cafes and restaurants.5 million Australians have downloaded the government's COVIDSafe app - a measure Mr Murphy said would expedite the likelihood of restrictions being relaxed.“What we really want to see is to be able to have the mobility of society increased,” he said."The more we have signed up of those 16 million, the more confidence I'll be able to give National Cabinet they'll be able to make a decision," Mr Murphy said.Find out more Leaders are happy Australia has expanded testing and bolstered the healthcare sector in recent weeks but have some concerns about contact tracing."The more confidence they have, the bolder they might be.Marlene Kairouz, state Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, addressed the group, led by Crown's former gaming chief, on Thursday.

" Image: Getty Favourite."The more people that download the app, the more confidence the National Cabinet will have about that one aspect of our preparedness that we're still a little bit anxious about — the capacity to really get on top of contacts as soon as possible," Professor Murphy said.“If we can do that … we can get society back on its feet while maintaining coronavirus at a very low level.

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Every day we leave home completely aware of 101 ways we could die, and we (for the most part) manage that risk. But introduce a new way to die (albeit overstated), and everyone loses their minds. Humanity made it this far, beyond all odds; we got this. Get on with it.🦠😌 This man is an incompetent greenie with his own agenda.

Hmmm......keep your app. Our winter is comming then you will see this appear and it's second wave ..big mistake to let gambling NRL ..just greed that's it right....shameful just shameful... What right has NRL got to run it's game ... that should be the last thing on our country mind is stupid sport ...it's bullshit money hungry gambling business...it's should be last in this epidemic

VictorianCHO in case you missed it. auspol Travel restrictions last. When we have a vaccine. Don’t be in a hurry we are almost there to remove corona from Australia. Community transmission and missing links are major problem. Hope COVIDSafe app solve the puzzle. Staggered approach being...how about we let this group of people out and see what happens.

Good on you 🇦🇺 . Be kind to communities. Look at budgets, come up with better plans to safeguard families who toiled to save for homes ScottMorrisonMP JoshFrydenberg DanielAndrewsMP JennyMikakos GladysB AnnastaciaMP marshall_steven AlboMP

Chief Medical Officer expects staged easing of coronavirus restrictions but wants physical distancing maintained - ABC NewsChief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy wants a greater uptake of a coronavirus tracing app in a bid to abate lingering concerns about the containing the virus and allow leaders to ease more restrictions. It doesn’t work though! More from the LNP blackmailer auspol COVID19Aus covidsafe not 😂Please go away with this bullshit

'Rigid' distancing measures must stay as restrictions ease | Sky News AustraliaAustralians have been urged to continue some of their lockdown behaviours as restrictions are eased with the Deputy Chief Medical Officer telling Sky News it may be a long while before you can hug your mates. \n\nSpeaking with Sky News, Dr Nick Coatsworth said he was optimistic about Australia’s result in the battle against COVID-19. \n\nBut he said if we want to be able to head back to the classroom and into retail spaces then Australians will need to keep up the “rigid” behaviour. \n\n“What we really want to see is to be able to have the mobility of society increased,” he said. \n\n“But at the same time, the bahviour has to stay very, very rigid and cautious.\n\n“Unfortunately no hugging, no shaking hands for the foreseeable future, excellent hand hygiene, going into every store and seeing some hand santiser there we can use. \n\n“If we can do that … we can get society back on its feet while maintaining coronavirus at a very low level.' Kieran_Gilbert Says guy with guaranteed gov pay every 2 weeks. Kieran_Gilbert Oh I suppose, now it's being revealed that the numbers have been over inflated then? 🙄 Kieran_Gilbert on the evidence of last night it's 6 or 7 drinks before you hug your mates...

Secret plan to reopen pubs, clubs and Crown CasinoPubs and gaming venues could have a different atmosphere with new physical distancing measures being developed by a powerful industry taskforce hoping to reopen venues as soon as lockdown restrictions are eased. Secret casino? I’m THERE Rising Sun hotel won’t get too many patrons then No mention of cafes?

Tas Premier lifts restrictions after shutting down a localised COVID-19 outbreak | Sky News AustraliaExtra lockdown restrictions imposed on Tasmania's north-west are being lifted after localised outbreak was brought under control. \n\nSchools and non-essential businesses were forced to close when a cluster of cases were identified at Tasmania’s North West Regional Hospital. \n\n127 people were infected and 11 people died as a result of the outbreak. \n\nHowever, no new cases have been identified in Tasmania over the past 24 hours, causing the state’s Premier Peter Gutwein to relax the more severe lockdown measures.\n\nImage: Getty Meanwhile in Victoria we have virtually no cases, but kids don’t go to school. Stupid. The UK approach of 'herd immunity' did not work. The UK strategy was based on having 60-70% of the total population getting infected. Hospitals just can't cope. If the easing of restrictions causes further spikes here in Australia, we could end up in same predicament as UK Sky news, giving out false information once again.

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan says a June return to play is plausible, and that restart options may not be limited to hubs - ABC NewsAFL chief Gillon McLachlan is cautiously optimistic following yesterday's National Cabinet meeting — and he leaves open the possibility that the league's hubs model might not be needed to get through the season. what is the point of playing a short season? I hope it doesn't happen. It's been great not hearing about AFL that much anymore.

National COVID-19 death toll at 94 after another aged care fatality | Sky News AustraliaThe death toll at a coronavirus-stricken aged care home in Sydney’s west has risen to 14 after a Nepean Hospital resident died of COVID-19 on Saturday afternoon.\n\nIt is understood a resident had tested negative twice before succumbing to the disease.\n\nThe national toll is 94.\n\nImage: News Corp Australia\n ĐUÔNG DỪA RÚC ÓC SIÊU KINH DỊ | VIET NAM EXOTIC FOOD CHALLENGE Governments across the world are guilty of elderly genocide. They know that certain medications increase ace2 receptors making those that take these types of medications much more susceptible & increased severity of the virus. Are they trying to out do Sweden’s dreadful covid -19 practice of not caring about the welfare of senior citizens? R2P