Coronavirus latest updates: US bans foreign arrivals from China as deaths hit 259 – live news

Death toll rises, with 11,000 confirmed cases of infection in China. Follow the latest developments

2.24am GMT

More from Annastacia Palaszczuk’s press conference:

“The community needs to be calm. There are only two confirmed cases but the number of cases in Australia is the same as in the United States.”

2.21am GMT

Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Queensland premier, has called for more regular updates from the federal government.

“We do need more clear messaging to reassure Australians.”

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Source: The Guardian
Coronavirus latest updates: US bans foreign arrivals from China as deaths hit 259 – live news