Latest coronavirus updates from Newcastle and the Hunter: Events cancelled or postponed, latest updates, breaking news

Updated April 3 2020 - 4:10am, first published March 23 2020 - 1:30am

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Hunter New England Health area is rising. We have reporters working around the region to bring you regular updates and news as it breaks as the impact of the virus is felt on Newcastle and Hunter residents, their health, homes, businesses and social lives.