Coronavirus Australia live update: Ruby Princess inquiry finds NSW Health made 'serious errors', while Victoria records 14 deaths and 372 new Covid cases

Inquiry’s final report finds NSW Health panel effectively ‘did nothing’ over cruise ship; agriculture minister calls for federal approach to border rules; NSW records nine new cases. Follow the latest … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: 'Disaster' to use private security guards for hotel quarantine, says NZ deputy prime minister Winston Peters

NSW authorities are concerned about a number of Covid-19 cases in the past six weeks where the source was unknown. Follow live One death reported in New South Wales Follow … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 19 more deaths and 331 cases as NSW reports 22 cases – latest news

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian announces the highest number of Covid-19 cases since mid-April. Follow today’s live updates Australian stats interactive; Vic cases map; NSW cases map; NSW hotspots list State … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 19 deaths and 322 new Covid cases as national death toll reaches 313

Australia’s coronavirus death toll passes 300. Queensland goes a week without a community coronavirus case. Follow latest updates Deadliest day in Victoria so far: 19 deaths recorded Follow our global … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 725 new Covid cases and 15 deaths as Qld closes border to NSW and ACT

Man in his 30s becomes youngest person to die, as Australia records deadliest day; NSW reports 12 new cases and says residents returning from Victoria must go to hotel quarantine … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 11 deaths and 439 new Covid cases, with 12 infections in NSW

Victoria introduces $4,957 on-the-spot fine for breaching isolation rules as stage 4 lockdown kicks in. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Victoria’s Covid industry shutdown to throw one … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: PM announces $1,500 paid pandemic leave as Victoria premier Dan Andrews outlines business restrictions

Premier outlines further details of state’s new lockdown, including business shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Victoria has 429 new cases and 13 deaths NSW has 13 … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 627 new Covid-19 cases, with 21 new cases in NSW and one in Qld – latest news

Scott Morrison and Daniel Andrews have discussed next steps as eight deaths reported overnight and Covid-19 infections continue to rise. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Australian stats … Read More