Coronavirus: Marise Payne announces rescue flights for Australians stranded overseas | ABC News
Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne, Health Minister Greg Hunt and Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth deliver a coronavirus update from Canberra.
Marise Payne says that she has secured an agreement with Qantas to carry out flights to bring home Australians stranded in Peru, Argentina and South Africa.
Greg Hunt urged Australians not to travel over the Easter holidays, saying ‘this in many ways is the most important weekend we may face in the whole course of the virus.’
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth said Australia would ramp up production of ventilators.