Coronavirus (COVID-19) at a glance – 5 July 2020
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As at 3pm on 5 July 2020, a total of 8,449 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Australia, including 104 deaths and 7,399 have been reported as recovered from COVID-19.
- Over the past week, there has been an average of 82 new cases reported each day. Of the newly reported cases, the majority have been from Victoria.
- COVID-19 cases were reported across all ages.
- The median age of all cases is 45 years (range: 0 to 101 years).
- The median age of deaths is 80 years (range: 42 to 96 years).
- There is a relatively equal ratio of male-to-female cases across most age groups.
- Following the peak of cases at the end of March, there have been a relatively low number of new cases reported daily between mid-April and mid-June 2020. Cases have increased since late June however they remain below the March peak.
- Of cases with a reported place of acquisition, 58% have recent international travel history, including over 1,300 cases associated with cruise ships.
- The overall proportion of cases under investigation in each state and territory is relatively low, indicating that public health actions, including case identification and contact tracing, is occurring in a timely manner.
- To date, over 2,713,000 tests have been conducted nationally. Of those tests conducted 0.3% have been positive.
- The ‘cases in aged care services’ table presents the number of cases that have been reported among care recipients in Australian Government subsidised Residential and In Home Care settings in each state and territory.
- On 03 July, 189 historic cases reported in crew members on board a ship were classified as Australian cases and included in NSW totals.
View the latest information on our current situation and case numbers page.
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