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Coronavirus shuts all French ski resorts

All French ski resorts are closing on Sunday and will not reopen for the rest of the season as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, ski resort operators say, dealing another heavy blow to a France's tourism industry.

Lockdowns, entry bans to fight virus

France and Spain have imposed lockdowns, Australia has ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners, and Argentina and El Salvador have extended entry bans as the world seeks to contain the coronavirus.

Trump negative for virus, extends bans

Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus and extended a travel ban to Britain and Ireland to try to slow the spread of a pandemic that has shut down much of the daily routine of American life.

Self-isolation for all arrivals: PM

All people coming to Australia will now have to self-isolate as the Morrison government took further steps to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Treasurer ready to further protect economy

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has promised to undertake whatever measures are needed to support the economy in the face of the coronavirus when he hands down his second budget on May 12.

Latest on the spread of coronavirus

Spain and France have imposed stringent measures to combat the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak as the the death toll keeps climbing in China and the United States extends a travel ban.