Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday May 20 | ABC News
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New South Wales has today reported four new cases, all in people who have returned from overseas.
In this update:
0:00 - News brief of the key elements in our coronavirus coverage.
2:06 - The Chinese Government continues to criticise Australia for claiming to lead the push for an independent review into the coronavirus response.
3:00 - Australia's Foreign Affairs Minister has defended the independence of the coronavirus review.
3:53 - Travel restrictions will be eased in New South Wales from June 1.
5:53 - The Queensland Premier has defended the closure of the State's borders until possibly September.
8:00 - All residents and staff tested at the North Rockhampton Nursing Centre, where a nurse worked while contagious, have returned negative tests.
13:12 - Victorian public health officials have begun using the new CovidSafe app to identify close contacts of a person who has tested positive.