Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday May 9 | ABC News

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0:00 There's been another coronavirus related death at Sydney's Newmarch house. It’s the 17th at the troubled aged care facility bring the total number of coronavirus related deaths in Australia to 98.

92-year-old, Fay Rendoth, died at Newmarch house yesterday after testing positive to the virus three weeks ago.

2:22 After the Prime Minister unveiled the National Cabinet's plan to exit lockdown some States and Territories are further easing restrictions from today.

6:22 Some of those forced into mandatory quarantine as part of the COVID-19 pandemic say they have been left traumatised and claim their mental health needs were overlooked.

7:26 The World Health Organisation has warned that countries must continue to focus on surveillance to stop the spread of coronavirus. It comes as many countries including the US, Germany and Australia have turned their efforts towards re-opening economies and easing restrictions.

8:19 The US unemployment rate has risen to almost 15%, the worst figure since the great depression of the 1930s. As the pandemic continues to upend life and the US death toll nears 78,000 economists are warning things are likely to get worse.

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