Australian Coronavirus Deaths 2020


Coronavirus COVID-19 Deaths in Australia.

12th July 2020, there are now 108 deaths following 1 more death in Victoria, a male aged in his 70s.

11th July 2020, there are now 107 deaths following 1 more death in Victoria, a male aged in his 90s.

On the 16th March 2020, the Australian government said that up to 150,000 Australians could die from the coronavirus under a worst case scenario.




As at Sunday 12th July 2020, there have been 108 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 11th July 2020, there have been 107 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Monthly Covid-19 related Deaths in Australia

    • 20 deaths in Mar 2020
    • 72 deaths in Apr 2020
    • 11 deaths in May 2020
    • 1 death in Jun 2020
    • 4 deaths in Jul 2020

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At least 28 (25.93%) of these were residents in Australian Aged Care Facilities, and 31 (28.7%) of these deaths were from Cruise Ships, included in the figures below:

COVID-19 Coronavirus Deaths by State

These figures are based on the State that the person died in. Some may be residents from other States, or countries.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Deaths – Cruise Ship Passengers

The cruise ship deaths (28.7% of all), include:

  • 3 from the Voyager of the Seas. (Sydney, NSW).
  • 20 from the Ruby Princess. (Sydney, NSW).
  • 1 from the Diamond Princess. (Japan).
  • 1 from the Celebrity Solstice. (Sydney, NSW).
  • 4 from the MV Artania. (Fremantle, WA).
  • 1 from the Ovation of the Seas. (Sydney, NSW).
  • 1 from the Celebrity Eclipse. (Sydney, NSW).

Age groups of Coronavirus Deaths

  • 1 aged under 50. (0.93% of total.)
  • 2 aged 50 to 59. (1.85% of total.)
  • 11 aged 60 to 69. (10.19% of total.)
  • 32 aged 70 to 79. (29.63% of total.)
  • 35 aged 80 to 89. (32.41% of total.)
  • 19 aged Over 90. (17.59% of total.)
  • 8 aged unstated. (7.41% of total.)

The World Health Organisation say that 95% of deaths in Europe are for the over 60 age group, and 50% are over 80.

Australian Deaths so far, are 97.2% in the over 60 age group and 57.4% are over 80. With 2.8% in the UNDER 60 age group.


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Australian Coronavirus Deaths

Sunday 12th July 2020 – 108 reported deaths so far

  • A male in his 70s died in Victoria.

Saturday 11th July 2020 – 107 reported deaths so far

  • A male in his 90s died in Victoria. He was a resident at the Glendale Aged care home in Melbourne. 10 out of the 484 staff and residents tested positive for COVID-19.

Monday 6th July 2020 – 106 reported deaths so far

  • A male in his 60s died in hospital in Victoria.
  • A male in his 90s died in hospital in Victoria.

Thursday 25th June 2020 – 104 reported deaths so far

  • An 85 yr old male that died on Mon, 27 April 2020, at the Opal Care home in NSW, was reclassified as a Covid-19 death.

Wednesday 24th June 2020 – 103 reported deaths so far.

  • A male in his 80s died in Victoria.

Saturday 23rd May 2020 – 102 deaths so far. 

  • A male in his 60s died in Victoria.

Friday 22nd May 2020 – 101 deaths so far.

  • An 80 year old woman died from the virus at Concord hospital in Sydney NSW.

Tuesday 19th May 2020 – 100 deaths so far

  • A 93 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.

Monday 18th May 2020 – 99 deaths so far

  • A man in his 60s has died from Covid-19, in NSW.

Wednesday 13th May 2020 – 99 deaths so far

  • An 81-year-old female passenger from the Ruby Princess has died in NSW.

Saturday 9th May 2020 – 98 deaths so far

  • A 92 yr old Female resident at the Newmarch House aged care home, is their 17th Covid-19 fatality.  This death has not been included in the official COVID deaths as she was reported as having recovered prior to her death. However, it is stated that COVID-19 weakened her enough for her condition to result in her early death..

Tuesday 5th May 2020 – 97 deaths so far

  • An unnamed resident at the Newmarch House aged care home, is their 16th Covid-19 fatality.

Monday 4th May 2020 – 96 deaths so far

  • A Male resident is the 15th to die at the Newmarch House aged care home.

Sunday 3rd May 2020 – 95 deaths so far

  • A 76 yr old female resident of the Newmarch House aged care home, NSW, died overnight.
  • An 83 yr old female, with pre-existing health conditions, has died in WA.

Friday 1st May 2020 – 93 deaths so far

  • A 74 yr old Male resident of the Newmarch House aged care home, died overnight.
  • An 86-year-old woman died at the Mersey Community Hospital in Latrobe, Tasmania.

Thursday 30th April 2020 – 91 deaths so far

  • An 86-year-old woman from northwest Tasmania died overnight..

Wednesday 29th April 2020 – 90 deaths so far

  • The 12th death at the Newmarch House aged care home in NSW have been reported today.
  • A woman in her 80s has died in Victoria.

Tuesday 28th April 2020 – 88 deaths so far

  • An 89 year old female resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.
  • Four deaths at the Newmarch House aged care home in NSW have been reported today.

Sunday 26th April 2020 – 83 deaths so far

  • A man in his 90s died in Mersey Community hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania.
  • A man in his 90s died in hospital in Victoria.

Saturday 25th April 2020 – 81 deaths so far

  • An 83-year-old male resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.

Friday 24th April 2020 – 80 deaths so far

  • A 79-year-old woman, from Melaleuca aged care, Devonport, Tasmania, passed away overnight.
  • A male in his 70s, a passenger from the Artania, is the 8th COVID death in WA. The 7th from a cruise ship in WA.
  • A 96 yr old female, with multiple health issues, died in the Newmarch age care home, NSW (5th at Newmarch)
  • A 90 year old man died in Mersey Community hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania.

Thursday 23rd April 2020 – 76 deaths so far

  • A man in his 60s, diagnosed with Covid-19, died overnight in Victoria.
  • A 79 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.

Tuesday 21st April 2020 – 74 deaths so far. 

  • A 92 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.
  • A 75-year-old man died at Sydney’s St George Hospital
  • An 80-year-old woman died at Gosford Hospital

Sunday 19th April 2020 – 71 deaths so far. 

  • An 84 yr old man died in hospital in Victoria, taking the state’s death toll to 15.
  • A 94 yr old male resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.

Saturday 18th April  2020 – 69 deaths so far. 

  • A 74-year-old man died at the Northwest Regional Hospital, Tasmania. The state’s death toll is 8.
  • An 83-year-old Queensland man, a Celebrity Eclipse passenger, died in the Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney.
  • A 58-year-old woman died in Tamworth Hospital, NSW, bringing the national toll to 68.
  • A 93 yr old male resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.

Friday 17th April  2020 – 65 deaths so far. 

  • A 72-year-old man has died from coronavirus in Latrobe, Tasmania. The state’s death toll is 7.

Thursday 16th April 2020 – 64 deaths in total. 

  • A 42 yr old Filipino crew member of the Artania cruise ship has died in Perth, WA.

Wednesday 15th April 2020 – 63 deaths in total. 

  • A woman, in her 60s, a Ruby Princess passenger, has died in a Canberra Hospital.

Tuesday 14th April 2020 – 62 deaths in total. 

  • A 91 yr old woman died in Mersey Community Hospital in Tasmania.

Monday 13th April 2020 – 61 deaths in total. 

  • A 76-year-old male Ruby Princess passenger, has died in Newcastle, NSW from coronavirus.
  • A 74-year-old female Ruby Princess passenger, has died at the John Hunter hospitals, NSW from coronavirus.

Sunday 12th April 2020 – 59 deaths in total. 

  • A 74-year-old male Ruby Princess passenger, has died in South Australia from coronavirus.
  • A woman in her 70s has died in Tasmania.
  • An 82 yr old man has died in NSW.

Saturday 11th April 2020 – 56 deaths in total.

  • An elderly man, in his late 70s has died with Covid at a hospital in Tasmania.
  • A man in his 80s has died in Victoria.
  • A  91 yr old woman with pre-existing health conditions died in a NSW hospital.

Friday 10th April 2020 – 53 deaths in total.

  • A man, aged in his 80s, died in a Victorian hospital overnight.
  • A 69-year-old NSW man has died from coronavirus at a Newcastle hospital, after returning from QLD.

Thursday 9th April 2020 – 51 deaths in total.

  • A 76-year-old man died in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA. He is linked to the Barossa cluster.

Wednesday 8th April 2020 – 50 deaths in total.

  • A woman in her 80s died in hospital in Victoria after contracting COVID-19.
  • A 62 yr old woman died in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA acquiring COVID-19 from the Ruby Princess.
  • A woman in her 70s died at Royal Perth Hospital, WA,recently returned from overseas.
  • A man in his 70s died at Royal Perth Hospital, WA, a passenger on the MV Artania.

Tuesday 7th April 2020 – 46 deaths in total.

  • A 75-year-old Adelaide man died from COVID-19 while in the Intensive Care Unit at Royal Adelaide Hospital on Monday night. (SA) Linked to wedding with guests from Italy.  7news.com.au
  • An 87-year-old woman in NSW was a recent Ruby Princess passenger.  (7news.com.au)
  • A 90-year-old male resident of the Opal Care nursing home in Bankstown (2nd death from there) who died in Liverpool Hospital, NSW. (7news.com.au)
  • Victoria has recorded another death, details withheld.
  • A man on his 80s, a Ruby Princess passenger, has died in Tasmania.

Monday 6th April 2020 – 41 deaths in total.

  • An 85 year old man died from COVID-19 in New South Wales. 7news.com.au
  • An 86 year old man died from COVID-19 at the Opal Care Bankstown, New South Wales. 7news.com.au
  • A 55 yr old male health care worker has died from COVID-19 in Dandenong Hospital, Victoria.
  • A woman in her 80s has died from COVID-19 in Victoria.
  • An 84 yr old man has died at Royal Perth Hospital. He was a Ruby Princess passenger. abc.net.au
  • A 90 year old male resident of the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, NSW has died from COVID-19, the 6th from this aged care facility.  baptistcare.org.au/…/dorothy-henderson-lodge

Sunday 5th April 2020 – 35 deaths in total.

  • A 61 yr old from the Ruby Princess Cruise ship, died in Westmead Hospital. abc.net.au
  • A 76 yr old from the Ruby Princess Cruise ship, died in Westmead Hospital. abc.net.au
  • An 80 yr old from the Ruby Princess Cruise ship, died in Port Macquarie Base Hospital. abc.net.au
  • A 91 yr old died at Hornsby Hospital. abc.net.au
  • A 78-year-old man who reportedly had underlying medical conditions, passed away at Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. He is the 11th Ruby Princess passenger to die from COVID-19. 7news.com.au

Saturday 4th April 2020 – 30 deaths in total.

  • A woman aged in her 70s died overnight in hospital in Victoria after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • A man aged in his 80s with pre-existing health conditions, died in Canberra.

Friday 3rd April 2020 – 28 deaths in total.

  • A foreign passenger, in his 60’s, from the MV Artania cruise ship, died at Joondalup Health Campus, WA.  (www.abc.net.au)
  • A 75-year-old man passenger from the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship died in Wollongong Hospital.
  • A Victorian woman in her 80s died in hospital.
  • A man in his 80s died in intensive care at a Melbourne hospital, Victoria.
  • A 74-year-old woman died in Albury, NSW. (abc.net.au)

Thursday 2nd April 2020 – 23 deaths in total.

  • An 85 year old man died in hospital at Toowoomba, (a Ruby Princess passenger). abc.net.au
  • A woman in her 70s died in a Victorian hospital. (5th case in Victoria). (themorningbulletin.com.au)

Wednesday 1st April 2020 – 21 deaths in total.

  • A 67 year old female died at Orange Base Hospital in NSW’s Central West. A Ruby Princess passenger.
  • A 95 year old female became the 5th resident at the Dorothy Henderson aged care facility, in Sydney, to die from COVID-19.

Tuesday 31st March 2020 – 19 deaths in total.

  • An 80 year old man died in Tasmania overnight. He is the 2nd death in Tasmania related to the Ruby Princess.

Monday 30th March 2020 –  18 deaths in total.

  • A woman in her 80s has died after contracting Covid-19 from the Ruby Princess cruise ship. 7news. This is the first death in Tasmania.
  • A woman in her 80s, died in a Canberra Hospital, she was a Ruby Princess passenger and had pre-existing health conditions. 7news. This is the first death in the ACT.

Sunday 29th March 2020 – 16 deaths in total.

  • A 75 year old passenger from the Ruby Princess died overnight, in Queensland. Queensland now has 2 deaths.
  • A man in his 80’s has died in a Melbourne hospital. Victoria now has 4 deaths.

Saturday 28th March 2020 – 14 deaths in total.

  • A 91 year old female, from the Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care home in Sydney, has died. NSW now has 8 deaths.

Thursday 26th March 2020 – 13 Deaths in total

  • A male in his 70’s, from the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship which docked in Sydney, died in Perth.
  • A male in his 70’s has died in a Melbourne hospital. WA now has 2 deaths and Victoria has 3 deaths.

Wednesday 25th March 2020 – 11 deaths in total

  • Garry Kirstenfeldt, 68, died in intensive care at Toowoomba Hospital, Queensland, after disembarking the Voyager of the Seas.
  • A man in his 70s died in hospital in Victoria. Contracted the disease while on the Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas
  • A second man in his 70s died in hospital in Victoria. Contracted the disease while on the Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas

Tuesday 24th March 2020 – 8 deaths in total.

  • A woman in her 70s, who had been on the Ruby Princess cruise ship, became Australia’s eighth coronavirus death.

Thursday 19th March 2020 – 7 deaths in total.

  • An 81 year old woman, who had close contact with another confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ryde Hospital, died during the night. NSW now has 5 deaths.

Wednesday 18th March 2020 – 6 deaths in total.

  • An 86 year old man confirmed with COVID-19 died overnight in a Sydney hospital. NSW now has 4 deaths.

Sunday 15th March 2020 – 5 deaths in total.

  • A 90 year old Sydney woman, the third from the Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care home in Sydney’s north, died on Sunday. NSW now has 3 deaths.

Friday 13th March 2020 – 4 deaths in total.

  • A 77 year old Queensland woman died while in New South Wales, after flying from Brisbane to Sydney.

Sunday 8th March 2020 – 3 deaths in total.

  • An 82 year old male resident of Dorothy Henderson Lodge, (hospitalised on 1 March), died overnight from COVID-19. (NSW)

Wednesday 4th March 2020 – 2 deaths in total.

  • A 95-year-old woman becomes Australia’s second death related to coronavirus. She lived in the Dorothy Henderson nursing home and had contact with an aged-care worker who has been tested positive for the coronavirus at the Ryde hospital. (NSW)

Sunday 1st March 2020 – First death.

  • A 78 year old Perth man, from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, became the first person in Australia to die from the coronavirus. (WA)

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Previous Daily Report Summaries

(Some total case numbers get revised each day, due to reporting errors)

As at Saturday 11th July 2020, there have been 107 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 6th July 2020, there have been 106 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 25th June 2020, there have been 104 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 24th June 2020, there have been 103 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 25th May 2020, there have been 102 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 24th May 2020, there have been 102 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 23rd May 2020, there have been 102 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Friday 22nd May 2020, there have been 101 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Thursday 21st May 2020, there have been 100 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 20th May 2020, there have been 100 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Tuesday 19th May 2020, there have been 100 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 18th May 2020, there have been 99 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 17th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 16th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Friday 15th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Thursday 14th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 13th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Tuesday 12th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 11th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 10th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 9th May 2020, there have been 98 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Friday 8th May 2020, there have been 97 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Thursday 7th May 2020, there were 97 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 6th May 2020, there have been 97 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Tuesday 5th May 2020, there have been 97 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 4th May 2020, there have been 96 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 3rd May 2020, there have been 95 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 2nd May 2020, there have been 93 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Friday 1st May 2020, there have been 93 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Thursday 30th April 2020, there have been 91 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 29th April 2020, there have been 90 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Tuesday 28th April 2020, there have been 88 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 27th April 2020, there have been 83 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 26th April 2020, there have been 83 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 25th April 2020, there have been 81 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Friday 24th April 2020, there have been 80 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Thursday 23rd April 2020, there have been 76 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Wednesday 22nd April 2020, there were 74 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Tuesday 21st April 2020, there have been 74 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 20th April 2020, there have been 71 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 19th April 2020, there have been 71 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Saturday 18th April 2020, there have been 69 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Friday 17th April 2020, there have been 65 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Thursday 16th April 2020, there have been 64 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Wednesday 15th April 2020, there have been 63 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Tuesday 14th April 2020, there have been 62 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Monday 13th April 2020, there have been 61 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at Sunday 12th April 2020, there have been 59 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Saturday 11th April 2020, there have been 56 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Friday 10th April 2020, there have been 53 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Thursday 9th April 2020, there have been 51 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Wednesday 8th April 2020, there were 50 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At Tuesday 7th April 2020, there have been 46 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 6th April 2020, there have been 41 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 5th April 2020, there have been 35 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 4th April 2020, there have been 30 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 3rd April 2020, there have been 30 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 2nd April 2020, there have been 28 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 31th March 2020, there have been 21 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 30th March 2020, there have been 18 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

At 29th March 2020, there have been 16 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at 26th March 2020, there have been 13 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at 25th March 2020, there have been 11 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at 20th March 2020, there have been 7 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at 18th March 2020, there have been 6 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at 15th March 2020, there have been 5 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at 14th March 2020, there have been 3 reported deaths in Australia, from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

As at the 8th March 2020, there have been 3 reported deaths in Australia, from the COVID-19 coronavirus.


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Diamond Princess cruise ship

The Diamond Princess cruise ship has had 712 cases of the virus, with 14 deaths, as at 18th April 2020. (COVID-19 Deaths – Diamond Princess cruise ship)
One death was an Australian national, the 78-year-old James Kwan, who died in Perth, Australia, after being evacuated from Japan.


Aged Care Facility Deaths

Deaths at Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility

  1. 4 March 2020. A 95-year-old woman becomes Australia’s second death related to coronavirus. She lived in the Dorothy Henderson nursing home.
  2. 8 March 2020.An 82 year old male resident of Dorothy Henderson Lodge, (hospitalised on 1 March), died overnight from COVID-19.
  3. 15 March 2020. A 90 year old Sydney woman, the third from the Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care home in Sydney’s north, died on Sunday.
  4. 28 March 2020. A 91 year old female, from the Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care home in Sydney, has died.
  5. 1 April 2020. A 95 year old female became the 5th resident at the Dorothy Henderson aged care facility, in Sydney, to die from COVID-19.
  6. 6 April 2020. A 90 year old male resident of the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, NSW has died from COVID-19, the 6th from this aged care facility.
    (baptistcare.org.au/covid-19/dorothy-henderson-lodge-updates)

Deaths at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney

At 25th April this aged care facility had recorded 48 cases of the virus.  31 residents and 17 staff members. At 3rd May, this has risen to 63 cases of the virus.  37 residents and 26 staff members.

  1. 18 April 2020. A 93 yr old male resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.
  2. 19 April 2020. A 94 yr old male resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.
  3. 21 April 2020. A 92 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.
  4. 23 April 2020. A 79 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.
  5. 24 April 2020. A 96 yr old female, with multiple health issues,  died in the Newmarch age care home, NSW.
  6. 25 April 2020. An 83 yr old male resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.
  7. 28 April 2020. An 89 yr old female resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.
  8. 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died making 8.
  9. 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died making 9.
  10. 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died, making 10.
  11. 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died, making 11.
  12. 29 April 2020. The 12th resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.
  13. 1 May 2020. A 74 yr old Male resident of the Newmarch House aged care home, died overnight.
  14. 3 May 2020. A 76 yr old female resident of the Newmarch House aged care home, NSW, died overnight.
  15. 4 May 2020. A Male resident is the 15th to die at the Newmarch House aged care home.
  16. 5 May 2020. An unnamed resident at the Newmarch House aged care home, is their 16th Covid-19 fatality
  17. 9 May 2020. A 92 yr old Female resident at the Newmarch House aged care home, is their 17th Covid-19 fatality.  This death has not been included in the official COVID deaths as she was reported as having recovered prior to her death. However, it is stated that COVID-19 weakened her enough for her condition to result in her early death.
  18. 19 May 2020. A 93 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.

Deaths at the Opal Care facility in Bankstown, NSW

  1. 6 April 2020. An 86 year old man died from COVID-19 at the Opal Care Bankstown, New South Wales.
  2. 7 April 2020. A 90-year-old male resident of the Opal Care nursing home in Bankstown died in Liverpool Hospital, NSW
  3. 27 April 2020.  An 85 yr old male in the Opal Care home was reclassified as a Covid-19 death on 25 June 2020.

There are more deaths from residents in Aged Facilities in Australia that are not listed above.


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State Deaths by Date


COVID-19 Deaths by Australian State Subsections:


COVID-19 Deaths in Australian Capital Territory

  1. Mon, 30 March 2020. A woman in her 80s died at Canberra Hospital, ACT, after acquiring the disease overseas. She had been on board the Ruby Princess.
  2. Sat, 4 April 2020. A man aged in his 80s with pre-existing health conditions, died in Canberra.
  3. Wed, 15 April 2020. A woman, in her 60s, a Ruby Princess passenger, has died in a Canberra Hospital.

COVID-19 Deaths in New South Wales

  1. Tue, 3 March 2020. A 95-year-old female resident at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, in Sydney’s north.
  2. Sun, 8 March 2020. An 82-year-old male resident at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, in Sydney’s north.
  3. Fri, 13 March 2020. A 77-year-old woman died in a Sydney hospital after developing symptoms on the flight from Queensland. She died the same day.
  4. Sat, 14 March 2020. A 90-year-old female resident at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, in Sydney’s north.
  5. Tue, 17 March 2020. An 86-year-old man died in a Sydney hospital on Tuesday.
  6. Thu, 19 March 2020. An 81-year-old woman died in Ryde hospital, NSW. She had close contact with another confirmed case at Ryde Hospital.
  7. Tue, 24 March 2020. A 77-year-old woman died in a Sydney hospital after disembarking the Ruby Princess cruise ship in Sydney on March 14
  8. Sat, 28 March 2020. A 91 yr old resident at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, in Sydney’s north, died in hospital.
  9. Tue, 31 March 2020. A 95-year-old female resident at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, in Sydney’s north.
  10. Wed, 1 April 2020. A NSW grandmother died at Orange Base Hospital in NSW Central West.
  11. Fri, 3 April 2020. A 75-year-old man passenger from the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship died in Wollongong Hospital, NSW.
  12. Fri, 3 April 2020 A 74-year-old woman died in Albury, NSW.
  13. Sun, 5 April 2020. 61 yr old from the Ruby Princess Cruise ship, died in Westmead Hospital
  14. Sun, 5 April 2020. 76 yr old from the Ruby Princess Cruise ship, died in Westmead Hospital
  15. Sun, 5 April 2020. 80 yr old from the Ruby Princess Cruise ship, died in Port Macquarie Base Hospital
  16. Sun, 5 April 2020. 91 yr old died at Hornsby Hospital
  17. Mon, 6 April 2020. 85 year old man died in New South Wales
  18. Mon, 6 April 2020. 86 year old man died in New South Wales
  19. Mon, 6 April 2020. A 91 year old male resident of the Dorothy Henderson Lodge in Macquarie Park, NSW has died from COVID-19, the 6th from this aged care facility.
  20. Tue, 7 April 2020. An 87-year-old woman in NSW was a recent Ruby Princess passenger.
  21. Tue, 7 April 2020. A 90-year-old male resident of the Opal Care nursing home in Bankstown (2nd death from there) who died in Liverpool Hospital, NSW.
  22. Fri, 10 April 2020. A 69-year-old NSW man has died from coronavirus at a Newcastle hospital, after returning from QLD.
  23. Sat, 11 April 2020. A  91 yr old woman with pre-existing health conditions died in a NSW hospital.
  24. Sun, 12 April 2020. An 82-year-old man has died in NSW, the 24th death from coronavirus in NSW
  25. Mon, 13 April 2020. A 76-year-old male Ruby Princess passenger, has died in Newcastle, NSW from coronavirus.
  26. Mon, 13 April 2020. A 74-year-old female Ruby Princess passenger, has died at the John Hunter hospitals, NSW from coronavirus.
  27. Sat, 18 April 2020. An 83-year-old Queensland man, a Celebrity Eclipse passenger, died in the Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney.
  28. Sat, 18 April 2020. A 58-year-old woman died in Tamworth Hospital, NSW, bringing the national toll to 68.
  29. Sat, 18 April 2020. A 93 yr old male resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.
  30. Sun, 19 April 2020. A 94 yr old male resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.
  31. Tue, 21 April 2020. A 92 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died with COVID-19.
  32. Tue, 21 April 2020. A 75-year-old man died at Sydney’s St George Hospital, NSW
  33. Tue, 21 April 2020. An 80-year-old woman died at Gosford Hospital, NSW
  34. Thu, 23 April 2020. A 79 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.
  35. Fri, 24 April 2020. A 96 yr old female, with multiple health issues,  died in the Newmarch age care home, NSW.
  36. Sat, 25 April 2020. An 83-year-old male resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.
  37. Tue, 28 April 2020. An 89 yr old female resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died making 7 at this facility.
  38. Tue, 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died making 8 at this facility.
  39. Tue, 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died making 9 at this facility.
  40. Tue, 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died, making 10 at this facility.
  41. Tue, 28 April 2020. Another resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died, making 11 at this facility.
  42. Wed, 29 April 2020. The 12th resident at Newmarch House aged care home in NSW has died.
  43. Fri, 1 May 2020. A 74 yr old Male resident of the Newmarch House aged care home, died overnight.
  44. Sun, 3 May 2020. A 76 yr old female resident of the Newmarch House aged care home, NSW, died overnight.
  45. Mon, 4 May 2020. A Male resident is the 15th to die at the Newmarch House aged care home.
  46. Tue, 5 May 2020. An unnamed resident at the Newmarch House aged care home, is their 16th Covid-19 fatality
  47. Sat, 9 May 2020. A 92 yr old Female resident at the Newmarch House aged care home, is their 17th Covid-19 fatality.  This death has not been included in the official COVID deaths as she was reported as having recovered prior to her death. However, it is stated that COVID-19 weakened her enough for her condition to result in her early death..
  48. Wed, 13 May 2020. An 81-year-old female passenger from the Ruby Princess has died in NSW.
  49. Mon, 18 May 2020. A man in his 60s has died from Covid-19, in NSW.
  50. Tue, 19 May 2020. A 93 yr old female resident at the Newmarch aged-care facility in Western Sydney has died.
  51. Fri, 22 May 2020. An 80 year old woman died from the virus at Concord hospital in Sydney NSW.
  52. Mon, 27 April 2020. An 85 yr old male in the Opal Care home was reclassified as a Covid-19 death on 25 June 2020.

COVID-19 Deaths in Queensland

  1. Wed, 25 March 2020. Garry Kirstenfeldt, 68, died in intensive care at Toowoomba Hospital, Queensland, after disembarking the Voyager of the Seas.
  2. Sat, 28 March 2020. A 75-year-old female Ruby Princess passenger died in Caboolture hospital, north of Brisbane.
  3. Thu, 2 April 2020. An 85-year-old man died overnight at Darling Downs Hospital in Toowoomba, Queensland. He had been on board the Ruby Princess.
  4. Sun, 5 April 2020. A 78-year-old man with underlying medical conditions, died at Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. 11th Ruby Princess passenger

COVID-19 Deaths in South Australia

  1. Tue, 7 April 2020. A 75-year-old Adelaide man died from COVID-19 while in the Intensive Care Unit at Royal Adelaide Hospital on Monday night. (SA)
  2. Wed, 8 April 2020. A 62 yr old woman died in the Royal Adelaide Hospital acquiring COVID-19 from the Ruby Princess.
  3. Thu, 9 April 2020. A 76-year-old man died in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA. He is linked to the Barossa cluster.
  4. Sun, 12 April 2020. A 74-year-old male Ruby Princess passenger, has died in South Australia from coronavirus.

COVID-19 Deaths in Tasmania

  1. Mon, 30 March 2020. A woman in her 80s died at North-West Regional Hospital, Tasmania. She had been on board the Ruby Princess.
  2. Mon, 30 March 2020. A man in his 80s died at Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania. He had also been on board the Ruby Princess.
  3. Tue, 7 April 2020. A man on his 80s, a Ruby Princess passenger, has died in Tasmania.
  4. Sat, 11 April 2020. An elderly man in his late 70s, has died with Covid at a hospital in Tasmania.
  5. Sun, 12 April 2020. A Tasmanian woman in her 70s has died of coronavirus, taking the state’s death toll to five.
  6. Tue, 14 April 2020. A 91 yr old woman died in Mersey Community Hospital in Tasmania
  7. Thu, 16 April 2020. A 72-year-old man has died from coronavirus in Latrobe, Tasmania. The state’s death toll is 7.
  8. Sat, 18 April 2020. A 74-year-old man died at the Northwest Regional Hospital, Tasmania. The state’s death toll is 8.
  9. Fri, 24 April 2020. A 79-year-old woman from Melaleuca aged care, Devonport, Tasmania, passed away overnight.
  10. Sat, 25 April 2020. A 90 year old man died in Mersey Community hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania.
  11. Sun, 26 April 2020. A man in his 90s died in Mersey Community hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania.
  12. Thu, 30 April 2020. An 86-year-old woman from northwest Tasmania died overnight.
  13. Thu, 30 April 2020. An 86-year-old woman died at the Mersey Community Hospital in Latrobe, Tasmania.

COVID-19 Deaths in Victoria

  1. Wed, 25 March 2020. A man in his 70s died in hospital in Victoria. Contracted the disease while on the Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas
  2. Wed, 25 March 2020. A second man in his 70s died in hospital in Victoria. Contracted the disease while on the Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas
  3. Thu, 26 March 2020. A Victorian man in his 70s died in hospital. He had pre existing conditions.
  4. Sat, 28 March 2020. A man in his 80s died at a Melbourne hospital.
  5. Thu, 2 April 2020. A woman in her 70s died in hospital in Victoria.
  6. Fri, 3 April 2020. A Victorian woman in her 80s died in hospital.
  7. Fri, 3 April 2020. A man in his 80s died in intensive care at a Melbourne hospital, Victoria.
  8. Sat, 4 April 2020. A woman aged in her 70s died overnight in hospital in Victoria after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
  9. Mon, 6 April 2020. A 55 yr old male health care worker has died from COVID-19 in Dandenong Hospital, Victoria.
  10. Mon, 6 April 2020. An 82 year old woman has died from COVID-19 at Frankston Hospital, Melbourne.
  11. Tue, 7 April 2020. Victoria has recorded another death, details withheld. bringing the state total to 11.
  12. Wed, 8 April 2020. A woman in her 80s died in hospital in Victoria after contracting COVID-19
  13. Fri, 10 April 2020. A man, aged in his 80s, died in a Victorian hospital overnight.
  14. Sat, 11 April 2020. A man in his 80s has died in Victoria.
  15. Sun, 19 April 2020. An 84 yr old man died in the Sunshine hospital, Victoria, taking the state’s death toll to 15.
  16. Thu, 23 April 2020. A man in his 60s, diagnosed with Covid-19, died overnight in Victoria
  17. Sun, 26 April 2020. A man in his 90s died in hospital in Victoria.
  18. Wed, 29 April 2020. A woman in her 80s has died in Victoria.
  19. Sat, 23 May 2020. A male in his 60s died in Victoria.
  20. Wed, 24 Jun 2020. A male in his 80s died in Victoria.
  21. Mon, 6 Jul 2020.  A male in his 60s died in hospital in Victoria.
  22. Mon, 6 Jul 2020.  A male in his 90s died in hospital in Victoria.
  23. Sat, 11 Jul 2020. A male in his 90s died in Victoria. He was a resident at the Glendale Aged care home in Melbourne. 10 out of the 484 staff and residents tested positive for COVID-19.
  24. Sun, 12 Jul 2020. A male in his 70s died in Victoria.

COVID-19 Deaths in Western Australia

  1. Sun, 1 March 2020. James Kwan, a 78-year-old Perth man, died at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, after being quarantined in the Northern Territory.
  2. Thu, 26 March 2020. Ray Daniels, 73, died in Joondalup Hospital in Perth. He had disembarked the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship in Sydney six days earlier.
  3. Fri, 3 April 2020. A German passenger, in his 60’s, from the MV Artania cruise ship, died at Joondalup Health Campus, WA.
  4. Mon, 6 April 2020. An 84 yr old man has died at Royal Perth Hospital. He was a Ruby Princess passenger
  5. Wed, 8 April 2020. A woman in her 70’s died at Royal Perth Hospital, recently returned from overseas,
  6. Wed, 8 April 2020. A man in his 70’s died at Royal Perth Hospital, a passenger on the Artania.
  7. Fri, 17 April 2020. A 42 yr old Filipino crew member of the Artania cruise ship has died in Perth, WA.
  8. Fri, 24 April 2020. A male in his 70s, a passenger from the Artania, is the 8th COVID death in WA. The 7th from a cruise ship in WA.
  9. An 83 yr old female, with pre-existing health conditions, has died in WA.

Information Subsections:


Total Cases in Australia at Friday 10th July 2020

There have so far been 9,359 total COVID-19 cases in Australia, and these are distributed throughout Australia as follows:

  • 3,467 Cases in New South Wales
  • 3,379 Cases in Victoria
  • 1,068 Cases in Queensland
  • 630 Cases in Western Australia
  • 443 Cases in South Australia
  • 228 Cases in Tasmania
  • 113 Cases in Australian Capital Territory
  • 31 Cases in Northern Territory

Increase in COVID cases May to July.

Between the 9th May and the 10th July the increase in cases has been a total of 2,430, distributed by state as:

  • 416 Cases in New South Wales
  • 1,900 Cases in Victoria
  • 23 Cases in Queensland
  • 78 Cases in Western Australia
  • 4 Cases in South Australia
  • 1 Cases in Tasmania
  • 6 Cases in Australian Capital Territory
  • 2 Cases in Northern Territory

Total Cases in Australia at Saturday 9th May 2020

There have so far been 6,929 total COVID-19 cases in Australia, and these are distributed throughout Australia as follows:

  • 3,051 Cases in New South Wales
  • 1,479 Cases in Victoria
  • 1,045 Cases in Queensland
  • 552 Cases in Western Australia
  • 439 Cases in South Australia
  • 227 Cases in Tasmania
  • 107 Cases in Australian Capital Territory
  • 29 Cases in Northern Territory

New Cases between 29th April and 9th May (Total for 10 days)

  • 35 New South Wales.
  • 125 Victoria.
  • 11 Queensland.
  • 1 Western Australia.
  • 1 South Australia.
  • 7 Tasmania.
  • 1 Australian Capital Territory.
  • 2 Northern Territory.
  • 183 Total New Cases for Australia in 10 days.

Total Cases in Australia at Wednesday, 29th April 2020

There have so far been 6,746 total COVID-19 cases in Australia, and these are distributed throughout Australia as follows:

  • 3,016 Cases in New South Wales
  • 1,354 Cases in Victoria
  • 1,034 Cases in Queensland
  • 551 Cases in Western Australia
  • 438 Cases in South Australia
  • 220 Cases in Tasmania
  • 106 Cases in Australian Capital Territory
  • 27 Cases in Northern Territory

Worldwide Coronavirus COVID-19

World COVID-19 Deaths in July 2020

World COVID-19 Deaths in June 2020

Sources include:

Australia: www.health.gov.au
QLD: www.health.qld.gov.au
NSW: www.health.nsw.gov.au
Vic: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au
SA: www.covid-19.sa.gov.au
WA: ww2.health.wa.gov.au
Tas: coronavirus.tas.gov.au
ACT: www.covid19.act.gov.au
NT: coronavirus.nt.gov.au

As at Wednesday 27th May 2020, there had been 103 reported deaths in Australia from the COVID-19 coronavirus, but this included a death where COVID-19 was not actually involved:

    • A 30 year old male from Blackwater, West of Rockhampton, Central Queensland died at home after being ill for several weeks. The body of Nathan Turner was immediately tested and found to have COVID-19. He was not tested for Covid-19 before his death, and a second test, during postmortem, came back negative. It remains unclear if Covid-19 was the actual cause of death. He is the 2nd miner in Blackwater to have been tested positive, but then negative a few days later.

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6 thoughts on “Australian Coronavirus Deaths 2020”


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  2. Australia has done extremely well, compared to similar countries.

    Australia has recorded 276 cases per million people, with 4 deaths per million population.

    Western Europe has recorded 2,982 cases per million people, with 336 deaths per million population.

    USA, UK and Canada combined has recorded 4,180 cases per million people, with 297 deaths per million population.


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  4. Some world figures for comparison:

    At Tuesday 5th May 2020.

    USA: 72,271 reported deaths in USA from the COVID-19 coronavirus. There were 964,736 people in USA with the virus, with 16,179 in critical condition, after 200,626 from the total of 123,7633 cases, have been reported as recovered.

    UK: 29,427 reported deaths in UK from the COVID-19 coronavirus. There were 165,219 people in UK with the virus, with 1,559 in critical condition, after N/A from the total of 194,990 cases, have been reported as recovered.

    Italy: 29,315 reported deaths in Italy from the COVID-19 coronavirus. There were 98,467 people in Italy with the virus, with 1,427 in critical condition, after 85,231 from the total of 213,013 cases, have been reported as recovered.

    Spain: 25,613 reported deaths in Spain from the COVID-19 coronavirus. There were 70,230 people in Spain with the virus, with 2,254 in critical condition, after 154,718 from the total of 250,561 cases, have been reported as recovered.


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  6. As at 24 April 2020, Australia is reported to have done 18,799 COVID-19 tests per million population.

    Tests per million population, as at 24 April 2020.
    22,446 New Zealand (110,000 total tests)
    18,799 Australia (480,000 total tests)
    16,822 Canada (635,000 total tests)
    14,428 USA (4,775,000 total tests)
    8,595 UK (585,000 total tests)


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  8. At 23rd April 2020, the COVID-19 death rate in Australia is 3 deaths per million population.

    However, the rate for those aged 70 or more, is 26 deaths per million population.
    No Australian, under 58 years of age, has been reported as a death from COVID-19.

    These rates would be much lower if the Cruise deaths had not been included. TWO out of every FIVE deaths were passengers or crew from the Cruise ships.


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  11. Australian government figures at Wednesday 8th April show that 2,547 people had recovered from the virus, from the 5,956 infected, and 50 have died.

    From the remaining 3,359 active cases, there are 294 people in hospital with 92 in an Intensive Care Unit and 36 of those are on respirators.

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