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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced tighter restrictions on gatherings and a moratorium on evictions as part of Australia's plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

There's a two-person limit to gatherings in public. Previously the maximum gathering size was 10 people, excluding family members.

Outside gyms and skateparks will be closed from tomorrow. Bootcamps will also be reduced to two people.

There will be a moratorium on evictions from rental properties for people who are facing financial distress.

The Prime Minister asked people aged over 70, those with chronic illnesses aged over 60, and Indigenous people aged over 50 to stay home "to the maximum extent practical"

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