SITREP for 01 Apr 2020

Author: James Sharp – Client Success & Community Manager

World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation Updates


750 890 confirmed (57 610 new)
36 405 deaths (3301 new)

WHO Global Risk Assessment: Very High

Source: WHO Sitrep – 71

Argentina in Compulsory Isolation

From 20 March until 12 April, All persons who live in the country or are in it temporarily must remain in their usual homes or where they were from midnight 20 March.

Until April 12 inclusive, they must refrain from attending their workplaces and may not circulate on routes, roads and public spaces.

Source: GOvt of Argentina

International Health Organisation Updates

As of 31 March, 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 new probable cases. The combined total of confirmed and probable cases in New Zealand is 647, 58 more than yesterday.

Source: NZ MInistry of Health

Hong Kong
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced that as of 4pm today (March 31), the CHP is investigating 32 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the number of cases to 715 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 714 confirmed cases and one probable case).
Source: Hong Kong Govt (Asia)

As of 31 March 2020, 12pm [SST], the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 47 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, of which 16 are imported and 31 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad.

Source: Singapore MOH

As of 5:30pm [IST] 31 March there are 1238
Active COVID 2019 cases.

Source: Indian Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

There are 77635 cases in Italy as at 6 pm [CEST] on 31 March. Cases recovered 15729.

The link below provides a break down by province.

Source: Protezione Civile

As of 31 March 2020, confirms 46 new additional cases that have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the causative pathogen for COVID-19.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa to 1353.

Of the 46 newly tested cases, 22 were identified in Gauteng, nine in Western Cape, seven in KwaZulu-Natal, three in Limpopo, three in Mpumalanga and two in Free State provinces, respectively.

Source: South African Institute for Communicable Diseases


As of 31 March the CDC is reporting the following:
Total cases: 163,539
Total deaths: 2,860
Jurisdictions reporting cases: 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

Source: US Centre for Disease Control


As of 31 March, 966 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Source: Govt of Argentina

National and
State Government Health Updates (Australia)


As of 1pm, [AEST] 31 March 2020, Victoria has 917 total confirmed cases, 29 people are in hospitals including four people in intensive care. Four people have died. Almost two thirds of cases are directly linked to overseas travel, and 32 were locally acquired with no know link to overseas travel or another confirmed case. In total, 291 people have recovered.

Source: VIC DHHS

As at 8pm [AEST], Monday 30 March 2020, an additional 114 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, since 8pm 29 March, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 2,032.
Source: NSW Govt Health

Status as at 31 March 2020: Queensland has 55 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 743.

Source: QLD Health

Tasmania has confirmed no further cases of coronavirus today.

The State’s tally remains at 69.

Source: Tasmanian Dept of Health

As of 31 March Thirty-two people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 337 confirmed cases in South Australia.

We are currently investigating six cases of COVID-19 in Qantas baggage handlers at Adelaide Airport. We are working closely with Qantas to ensure flights are not disrupted and the carousel area is fully cleaned.
Source: SA Health

The Department of Health has reported nine new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the State’s total to 364.

All the new cases are from the Perth metropolitan area and all are self-isolating at home.

Four of the confirmed cases are travellers who have returned from overseas and three are close contacts of overseas travellers.

There are currently 54 confirmed COVID-19 patients in Perth metropolitan hospitals, with 12 in ICU.

Source: WA Health

As of 6:00 am [AEST] 01 April there have four additional cases in the NT bringing the state total to 19.

Only approved remote essential workers can now visit remote communities.
Source: NT Health

As of 6:00 am [AEST] 01 April there have two additional cases in the ACT bringing the state total to 80.

Source: ACT Health

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