Australia unveils $2.2b health package to combat coronavirus

Australia unveils $2.2b health package to combat coronavirus

The New Paper - World·2020-03-12 06:00

SYDNEY: Australia announced an A$2.4 billion (S$2.2 billion) health package yesterday that proposes setting up fever clinics and offering cost-free facilities for people to consult doctors over video calls, as it combats the spread of the virus.

Australia has been struggling to contain the disease, which is expected to take a significant economic toll, with the Treasury department warning the outbreak would cut at least half a percentage point from economic growth in the first quarter.

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