Coronavirus live news: India sees another daily cases record; illegal protests in Melbourne

India racks up another 97,570 infections; police disperse demonstartors in Victoria; Brazil deaths climb past 130,000. Follow all the developments

7.25am BST

Australian politics can often be like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.

In unrelated news, a political row over the actor Tom Hanks rolls on. Hanks has been allowed back in to the state of Queensland for the filming of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis movie. The state’s borders are currently closed to everyday movements, but exemptions are granted daily.

QLD Deputy Premier Steven Miles has hit back at Peter Dutton’s claim that the Queensland government allowed Tom Hanks into the state.

Miles said that the home affairs minister was “lying” and that Dutton and Border Force control which non-residents can enter Australia. #auspol pic.twitter.com/qNqdkzHlFP

7.01am BST

A 33-year-old woman in coronavirus quarantine in Perth in Western Australia has become the first person to be fitted with an electronic ankle tracker under the state’s expanded security laws.

The woman had travelled from NSW to Perth on 1 September but needed to self-isolate at home for 14 days. When police checked on her, AAP reports they found two men visiting.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: India sees another daily cases record; illegal protests in Melbourne ———

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