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Number of positive tests linked to cruise ship rises to 202 while Stuart Robert rebuffs Covid-19 tracking app privacy concerns. Follow all today’s developments

7.48am BST

Malcolm Turnbull has argued he was “writing history” as he defended the level of detail his memoirs contain about his colleagues and cabinet discussions.

The reality is I am writing history. My government is over. We are in a different government, different political era and of course with the Covid pandemic it is, you know, we are crossing what is going to be quite a watershed.

There is not much point in writing a memoir if you cannot write it truthfully. OK, sometimes you have got to use discretion and judgment but it’s important that people know what happened. And, you know, I’ve given a truthful account.

7.37am BST

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg has quit his post in the latest blow to rugby league amid the coronavirus epidemic.

Pressure had been mounting on Greenberg after the sport was plunged into a financial crisis by the suspension of the 2020 season due to the outbreak.

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