Latest facts and figures on coronavirus

The Australian government is working on the basis a coronavirus pandemic will be declared.
The Australian government is working on the basis a coronavirus pandemic will be declared.

AUSTRALIA'S RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

* 23 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia: 8 in Queensland; 4 in NSW; 7 in Victoria; 3 in South Australia; 1 in Western Australia

* 15 of these cases are reported to have recovered. The remaining cases are in a stable condition.

* 8 cases are passengers who were on the Diamond Princess repatriation flight from Japan. They have returned to their home states for medical treatment.

* Across the world, there have been 81,310 confirmed cases and 2771 reported deaths

* Of the confirmed cases reported globally, the case fatality rate is 3.4 per cent. The case fatality rate in countries and regions outside mainland China is 1.4 per cent

* Australia's travel restrictions have been extended for a further week

* Foreign nationals - excluding permanent residents - who have been in mainland China will not be allowed to enter Australia for 14 days from the time they left mainland China

* Australian citizens and permanent residents will still be able to enter, as will their immediate family members (spouses, legal guardians and dependants only)

* People who have been in contact with someone confirmed to have coronavirus must self-isolate for 14 days from the time they were in contact with that person

* Australian government is operating on the basis that a pandemic will be declared soon.

Australian Associated Press