The federal government has announced a wage subsidy, and increasingly tight restrictions on social gathering as the coronavirus crisis continues.
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The ACT recorded its first death, but had only one more confirmed case yesterday as the total reached 78.
Health authorities are still investigating how two further cases contracted the virus. If they cannot determine the cause, it will be the territory's first community transmission.
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