Also, according to the British newspaper “Daily Star”, the man chanted slogans condemning the closures and strict restrictions imposed in Australia on the epidemic before the fire. COVID-19.
According to the British newspaper, police at the scene tried to rescue the man, and those close to him helped.
New cases of COVID-19 in Australia fell on Sunday as testing was slow over the weekend, but hospital admissions in New South Wales rose to more than 30,000 amid growing concerns about possible pressures on the public health system.
Statistics from the Ministry of Health show that the newly diagnosed patients New South Wales, The most populous state, dropped a quarter of the number of tests taken on New Year’s Day to 18,278 from 22,577 the previous day.
But the number of hospital admissions, with a change to live with the virus, is closely monitored by authorities, up 18 percent to 1,066, officials say.
And in the state Victoria The number of daily cases was over 7,000 and 3,587 new cases were reported in Queensland.
On Sunday, more than 32,200 cases were reported in Australia, up from 35,327 on Saturday, although Western Australia and the northern states have not yet released new infection statistics.
According to Reuters, five deaths have been reported in New South Wales and Victoria, bringing the total number of deaths nationwide to 2,260 since the outbreak.
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