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WHO denies being 'China-centric'

World Health Organisation officials have denied that the body was "China-centric" and say the acute phase of a pandemic is not the time to cut funding, after US President Donald Trump said he would put contributions on hold.

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST NEWS ABOUT COVID-19:--NUMBERS* Confirmed cases in Australia: 6,013* Australian deaths: 50 (21 in NSW, 12 in Vic, four in Qld, six in WA, three in Tas, two in ACT, two in SA).

Investigation into Ruby Princess underway

Detectives have started investigating the handling of the Ruby Princess coronavirus scandal as the number of new COVID-19 infections across NSW continues to stabilise.

Twitter CEO gives $US1bn to virus relief

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and payments company Square, said he is moving $US1 billion ($A1.26 billion) of his equity in Square to fund COVID-19 relief efforts and eventually other causes.

NSW police target travellers, road users

NSW police will patrol caravan parks and use technology such as number plate recognition to ensure people are following social distancing rules over the Easter long weekend.

UK PM Johnson remains in intensive care

British prime minister Boris Johnson was stable overnight in intensive care after suffering a deterioration of his COVID-19 symptoms and he remains in good spirits.