How the CoronaVirus is spreading across the world. Courtesy: 9 News
The number of coronavirus cases in NSW has ballooned to 436 after 83 new cases were identified in the state, taking the national total past the 1000 mark.
The increase comes as the NSW government discovered four cases of cruise ships disembarking in Sydney with infected passengers on board.
“The majority of cases diagnosed in NSW were either acquired overseas or are a contact of a known case,” NSW Health said.
“Seventy-four cases have been locally acquired without an identified source of infection. Investigations to establish any links between cases in order to prevent further spread are ongoing.”
Today the NSW Government shut down Bondi Beach after Sydneysiders ignored pleas to stay away and practice social distancing.
Earlier today the global death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 10,000.