SITREP for 04 Apr 2020

Author: James Sharp – Client Success & Community Manager

World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation Updates


1 133 758 confirmed (82061 new)
62 784 deaths (5790 new)

WHO Global Risk Assessment: Very High

Source: WHO Sitrep – 76

International Health Organisation Updates

[06 Apr] [NZ] As 05 April 2020 there are 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 41 new probable cases. There are no additional deaths to report.

There are now 156 reported cases which we can confirm have recovered. The combined total of confirmed and probable cases in New Zealand is 1039, 89 more than yesterday.

Source: NZ MInistry of Health

Hong Kong

[06 Apr] [HK] The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced that as of 4pm today (April 4), the CHP is investigating 28 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the number of cases to 891 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 890 confirmed cases and one probable case).

Source: Hong Kong Govt (Asia)

[06 Apr] [ASIA] As of 05 April 2020, 12pm [SST], the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 120 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, of which four are imported and 116 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad. Among the local cases, we have established links to existing clusters for 50 cases. Contact tracing is ongoing for the remaining 66 cases. In all, 320 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

Source: Singapore MOH

[06 Apr] [ASIA] As of 6:00pm [IST] 05 April there are 3,219
active COVID-19 cases. 274 cured / discharged.

Source: Indian Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

[06 Apr] [EU] There are 91,246 cases in Italy as at 6 pm [CEST] on 05 April. Cases recovered 21,815.

The link below provides a break down by province.

Source: Protezione Civile

[06 Apr] [AFR] WHO Update, as of 05 April 2020, 1585 confirmed cases, 80 new cases.

Source: South African Institute for Communicable Diseases


[06 Apr] [USA] As of 05 April the CDC is reporting the following:
Total cases: 304,826
Total deaths: 7,616
Jurisdictions reporting cases: 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Marianas, and US Virgin Islands)

Source: US Centre for Disease Control


[06 Apr] [ASIA] WHO Update, as of 05 April 2020, 3271 confirmed cases. 351 new confirmed cases.

Source: Japan MoHL&W

National and
State Government Health Updates (Australia)


[06 Apr] [AUS] As of 5 April 2020, Victoria has 1,135 total confirmed cases (an increase of 20 since yesterday), 47 people are in hospitals including 11 people in intensive care. Sadly, eight people have died. 75 cases in Victoria have been identified from an unknown source (an increase of 2 since yesterday). In total, 573 people have recovered.

Source: VIC DHHS

[06 Apr] [AUS] As at 8pm, Saturday, 4 April 2020, an additional 87 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, since 8pm 3 April, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 2,580.

Source: NSW Govt Health

[06 Apr] [AUS] Status as at 05 April 2020
Queensland has 9 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 907.

Source: QLD Health

[06 Apr] [AUS] As of 05 April 2020 – Since 6pm last night, Tasmania has confirmed four cases of coronavirus.

This brings the state’s tally to 86.

Source: Tasmanian Dept of Health

[06 Apr] [AUS] As of 05 April 2020 – Two people in South Australia have today tested positive for COVID-19. There have now been a total of 409 confirmed cases in South Australia.

Today’s cases range in age from a person in their 40s through to a person in their 60s.

To date, 51 people have been confirmed cleared of COVID-19 however we expect this number to increase as our data is updated.

Nine people aged between 52 and 77-years-old are currently in hospital in the Intensive Care Unit, of which seven are in a critical condition and two are stable.

Investigations are ongoing into the cluster of cases identified at Adelaide Airport. Three additional cases have now been linked to close contacts of the baggage handlers, bringing the total cluster to 28.

Source: SA Health

[06 Apr] [AUS] The Department of Health has reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the State’s total to 453.

Of these confirmed cases 16 are from metropolitan Perth and one is from the Great Southern region.

Three of today’s cases are related to cruise ships and six to overseas travel. Three are close contacts of confirmed cases, three are health care workers and five are still under investigation.

Source: WA Health

[06 Apr] [AUS] As of 05 April The Northern Territory has recorded one new case of coronavirus (COVID-19) overnight taking the State’s total at 27.

Source: NT Health


[06 Apr] [AUS] In the ACT, there have been three (3) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the ACT’s total to 96.

The new cases consist of two (2) males and one (1) female, aged between 25 to 55. Two (2) of the new cases are linked to overseas travel, and the other is under investigation.

There are currently six (6) COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals.

A total of 28 cases have recovered from COVID-19 and have been released from self-isolation. The remainder are isolating at home with ACT Health support.

Source: ACT Health

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