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Following a bad night for coronavirus death cases, Tasmania has introduced strict border control as schools remain open and events continue to be cancelled en masse around the country.

Crikey takes a look at developments from around the world. 

Sharp leap in cases

There’s been a sharp jump in cases overnight -- according to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre, at time of writing there were nearly 215,000 confirmed cases worldwide and almost 9,000 deaths.