Morrison should update his worst case scenario

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Up to 150,000 Australians could die from the coronavirus under the Morrison government’s worst-case scenario, as it considers advice on restricting visits to pubs, cinemas and aged care homes.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly said on Monday that the number of infections would be “somewhere in the range” of 20 per cent to 60 per cent of the population, urging the public to comply with social distancing measures such as avoiding large gatherings of 500 or more people.

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