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Australia closes first school after pupil contracts coronavirus

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Australia ordered its first school closure on Friday after a 16-year-old pupil tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country's prime minister warned the public bill for treating infected patients could top A$1 billion (S$916 million).

[SYDNEY] Australia ordered its first school closure on Friday after a 16-year-old pupil tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country's prime minister warned the public bill for treating infected patients could top A$1 billion (S$916 million).

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he...

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