As of 5pm yesterday 759 people have sadly died from coronavirus – a jump of 181.
The Department of Health announced that as off 9am today 14,579 people have tested positive.
Doctors in china say between three and 14 per cent of recovered cases have become infected a second time.
At the Tongji Hospital – where the virus was first diagnosed – five of 145 recovered patients tested positive a second time.
But hospital chiefs said there was “no evidence” the five were infectious.
A Belgian cat has reportedly been diagnosed with Covid-19.
Steven Van Gucht, a federal government virologist said it was an isolated case and the cat’s health was improving.
It’s thought the animal contracted it from its owner.