Islamabad, PAKISTAN 

The death toll in Australia from the novel coronavirus increased to 20 after a 95-year old woman died in New South Wales (NSW) state, local media reported Wednesday.

Health authorities in NSW confirmed the death of a 95-year-old woman who was a resident at Sydney’s Dorothy Henderson Lodge, according to ABC News.

The state authorities have unveiled new restrictions on public movement earlier this week. 

Those leaving their homes without a reasonable excuse in New South Wales state, where most of the country’s cases and deaths have been reported, will be fined A$11,000 ($6,796) and risk a six-month

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