GPs call for doctor-led national COVID-19 hotline

It comes as Victoria says it will tell some patients of their positive diagnosis via text messages

Prominent GPs have called for a national COVID-19 home healthcare service, warning current arrangements will be unable to cope with the number of cases likely to flood GP practices and hospitals.

Dr Nathan Pinskier.

Based on overseas experiences, Dr Nathan Pinskier says COVID-19 cases in Australia could jump to 10,000 to 15,000 a day once the nation