Australia will impose a 14-day self isolation on all international passenger arrivals from midnight Sunday to try and contain the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.
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Australia will also ban cruise ships from foreign ports for an initial 30 days, he said.
Australia has recorded more than 250 coronavirus cases and three deaths.
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