In this file photo taken Australian prime minister Scott Morrison (C) speaks as he sits with Australian state premiers and territory leaders during a media conference after the Meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) at Parramatta Stadium, in western Sydney on 13 March 2020.
In this file photo taken Australian prime minister Scott Morrison (C) speaks as he sits with Australian state premiers and territory leaders during a media conference after the Meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) at Parramatta Stadium, in western Sydney on 13 March 2020.AFP

Australia on Sunday announced anyone arriving into the country will face mandatory 14-day self-isolation, in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

"We are going to have to get used to some changes in the way we live our lives," prime minister Scott Morrison said, adding the measure will come into effect from midnight (1300 GMT Sunday).

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