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COVID-19 Monday Roundup 28 September 2020

COVID-19 deaths set to pass a sobering one million globally this week. Australia recorded just 142 new cases in the last week. The unemployment rate fell from 7.5% to 6.8% in August, despite an increase in Victoria. With schools looking to re-open in the US, a study has shown that almost two-thirds of cases were in adults aged 20-49 compared to 1.2% from children aged 0-9. And Cancer Australia publishes a review confirming what has been seen internationally in that there has been significant reduction in cancer screenings this year.

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The collective impact of the Hayne Royal Commission, the summer bushfires and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been well and truly felt throughout the general insurance space. In this practice update podcast, Win-Li Toh (Convenor) and Estelle Pearson, of the Institute’s General Insurance Practice Committee (GIPC), revisit these challenges and how they have shaped the future direction of the GIPC and the profession as a whole.

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