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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW records 14 new Covid-19 cases as Victoria reports 288 new cases

Pop-up testing facility to be set up in Sydney hotel car park as Victorian premier says 37,588 tests were conducted in the state yesterday. Follow live news and updatesVictoria records highest national daily Covid-19 total since pandemic beganScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 7.21am BST Due to the heightened publ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 288 new Covid-19 cases amid Melbourne lockdown

Premier Daniel Andrews says 37,588 tests were conducted in Victoria yesterday. Follow live news and updatesVictoria records highest national daily Covid-19 total since pandemic beganScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 6.19am BST Tasmania was due to open its borders on 24 July, but isn’t opening now until 31 July, i...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews announces 288 new Covid-19 cases in press conference

Daniel Andrews says 37,588 tests were conducted in Victoria yesterday. Follow live news and updatesVictoria records highest national daily Covid-19 total since pandemic beganScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 5.24am BST A reporter asks if the virus is milder in this outbreak, because there is not a proportionate i...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: prime minister Scott Morrison press conference addresses Covid-19 after national cabinet meeting

Scott Morrison says national cabinet discussed the need ‘to protect against complacency in other parts of the country’. Follow live news and updatesScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.24am BST This was flagged yesterday. The national medical advice, for places where there is ongoing community transmission is to w...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria announces $534m business support package amid Melbourne lockdown

National cabinet to discuss hotel quarantine as state and territory leaders to consider cap on international arrivals. Follow live news and updatesEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 2.18am BST I’ve some time trying to establish who’s responsible for screening passengers at airports and what it should involve after Jetstar passengers walked straight off a pl...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: national cabinet to discuss hotel quarantine and Victoria lockdown

State and territory leaders to consider cap on international arrivals as Melbourne infections grow. Follow live news and updatesEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 12.10am BST Reproductive health provider Marie Stopes Australia says it is concerned that telehealth services introduced as part of the coronavirus support package in April could be rolled back in...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Medicare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Marie Stopes, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia


Coronavirus Australia live update: 147 new Covid-19 cases nationally as Melbourne prepares for lockdown

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.23am BST Anyone with even the mildest of respiratory symptoms or fever in the @SNSWLHD area is being urged to attend a #COVID19 clinic for testing, after a child holidaying in Merimbula tested positive to #COVI...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 134 new Covid-19 cases as Melbourne prepares for lockdown

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.17am BST Labor’s Julie Collins has responded to the government announcement of 6,100 new home care packages:The additional home care packages announced today by the Morrison ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: prime minister Scott Morrison holds press conference on Covid-19 response as Victoria records 134 new cases

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.22am BST AAP has an update on Victorians who live near the South Australian border:People living in cross-border communities will be restricted to a 50km radius inside South ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: prime minister Scott Morrison press conference to address Covid-19 response as Victoria records 134 new cases

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.26am BST It’s a two-flag press conference in the prime minister’s courtyard today.In the meantime, we have also been told there will be national Covid-19 update, with deputy ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews press conference reports 134 new Covid-19 cases

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.29am BST Dr Kerry Chant says there were eight new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in NSW in the last 24 hours.Seven were in hotel quarantine.A woman in her 30s from south-western...
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oronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews press conference to address Covid-19 cases and NSW border closure

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow liveWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.28am BST As we reported this morning, borrowers who continue to be in financial distress due to the coronavirus economic crisis might be able to get an extra four months moratorium on r...
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Coronavirus Australia update: confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as authorities warn other states of second wave – live news

‘It’s Victoria now, it could be anyone,’ health minister Greg Hunt warns as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century. Follow liveWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.29pm BST Daniel Andrews has been on an absolute blitz of the breakfast media programs, both TV and radio.Most of it was what we have been hearing over the last week. 11.11pm BST The Red ...
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Melbourne's 'hard lockdown' orders residents of nine public housing towers to stay home as coronavirus cases surge

Five hundred police sent to enforce command that 3,000 tenants remain in their unitsThree thousand people living in nine public housing towers in Melbourne have been placed under the harshest lockdown rules of the coronavirus pandemic in Australia so far and banned from leaving their homes for at least five days.Five hundred police officers have been dispatched to monitor the nine towers in Flemington and North Melbourne and ensure that the residents do not leave their small and often overcrowde...
Tags: Health, Australia, Housing, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, North Melbourne, Flemington, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW refuses to accept diverted flights – as it happened

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. This blog is now closedVictoria’s coronavirus spike continuesFull report: 36 Melbourne suburbs return to lockdownInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 11.12am BST We will leave our live coverage of the coronavirus situation in Australia...
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Coronavirus Australia updates: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW refuses to accept diverted flights – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveVictoria’s coronavirus spike continuesFull report: 36 Melbourne suburbs return to lockdownInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 5.28am BST You can trace the daily Covid cases in Australia, here.Nick Evershed updates it as the...
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Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW announces $11,000 fines – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 3.24am BST Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from The University of Sydney Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy said if remdesivir does prove effective in treating Covid-19, th...
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Coronavirus Australia update: NSW to fine Victorians up to $11,000 if they enter state from lockdown suburbs – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 2.07am BST New South Wales health has confirmed the 14 new cases – all are returned travellers.Fourteen new cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, brin...
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Coronavirus Australia update: Melbourne's hotspot suburbs in lockdown as Victoria struggles to contain outbreak – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 11.24pm BST Meanwhile, Queensland will go into its stage three of easing restrictions a week earlier than planned, with gatherings of up to 100 people allowed at weddings, community conta...
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Coronavirus Victoria: 74 locally acquired cases recorded in highest daily increase

Health authorities expect numbers to get worse in coming days and are considering further lockdownsFollow our Australian coronavirus liveblogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsVictoria has recorded its highest daily jump in locally acquired Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began, with 75 people testing positive and only one confirmed to be a returned international traveller.“I think it will get worse before it gets better,” the state’s chief health office...
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Coronavirus Australia: Malcolm Turnbull apologises for robodebt as NSW advises businesses 'not to interact' with Melbourne travellers – as it happened

Former PM says he is very sorry scheme has ‘created dismay and distress’, while Woolworths announces mass redundancies. This blog is now closedWoolworths to shed 1,300 jobs as it moves to automationVictorian premier warns of ‘significant community transmission’Follow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 9.13am BST We’ll leave it there for now. Thanks for joining us today. We’ll see you tomorrow. 8.50am BST Let’s take ...
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Coronavirus Australia update: Malcolm Turnbull apologises for robodebt as NSW advises businesses 'not to interact' with Melbourne travellers

Former PM says he is very sorry scheme has ‘created dismay and distress’, while Woolworths announces mass redundancies. Follow live Woolworths announces mass redundancies Victorian premier warns of ‘significant community transmission’Follow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 8.26am BST Fraudsters taking advantage of coronavirus stimulus measures have been put on notice, reports AAP.The tax office is cracking down on peo...
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Coronavirus Australia update: Woolworths to shed 1,300 jobs while NSW advises businesses 'not to interact' with Melbourne travellers

Woolworths says it expects to pay out more than $170m in redundancies, while Daniel Andrews threatens to reintroduce Victorian lockdown. Follow liveWoolworths announces mass redundancies Victorian premier warns of ‘significant community transmission’Follow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 6.25am BST The head of the retail workers’ union has floated giving shopping centre security guards temporary powers to crack down ...
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Spike in Victoria coronavirus cases 'certain' to result in 'significant community transmission'

Premier Daniel Andrews says ‘an army’ of health workers will door-knock in Covid-19 hotspot suburbs in MelbournePremier Daniel Andrews has warned that Victorians can be “certain” there will be “some significant community transmission” of Covid-19 as a result of a spike in virus cases in the past week.On Tuesday Victoria recorded its seventh consecutive day of a double-digit increase in cases, with Andrews confirming 17 new cases had been identified overnight. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus Australia update: NSW premier advises businesses 'not to interact' with Melbourne travellers amid 17 new Victoria cases – live news

Daniel Andrews threatens to reintroduce statewide lockdown if outbreaks are not contained. Follow liveVictorian premier warns of ‘significant community transmission’ What we know about Melbourne’s coronavirus hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.26am BST New South Wales is also overhauling its HSC curriculum in another ‘back to basics’ change.Gladys Berejiklian:The purpose of this is to improve standards ...
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Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria announces 17 new Covid-19 cases and 'significant community transmission' as two Melbourne schools close – live news

Daniel Andrews threatens to reintroduce statewide lockdown if outbreaks are not contained. Follow liveVictorian premier warns of ‘significant community transmission’ What we know about Melbourne’s coronavirus hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 2.24am BST The press conference ends after a “how is this not pork barrelling” in regards to the primary producer grants.Scott Morrison:I think that’s a pretty offe...
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Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria announces 17 new cases and 'significant community transmission' as two schools close – live news

Brunswick East and Keilor Views schools closed for cleaning after Victorian students tested positive. Follow liveDaniel Andrews warns of ‘significant community transmission’ What we know about Melbourne’s coronavirus hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 1.22am BST Daniel Andrews also details the doorknocking campaign public health authorities are embarking on:There has been very deep engagement with localis...
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Coronavirus Australia update: police to patrol Melbourne hotspots to enforce lockdown rules – live news

Residents in Melbourne’s hotspot suburbs could get a knock on the door as authorities try to contain a potential second wave. Follow liveVictorian police may be sent to hotspots to enforce social distancingWhat we know about Melbourne’s coronavirus hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 12.16am BST Helen Sullivan has the international coronavirus blog up and running Related: Coronavirus live news: Saudi Ara...
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Australia coronavirus news: police to patrol Melbourne hotspots to enforce lockdown rules – live updates

Residents in Melbourne’s hotspot suburbs could get a knock on the door as authorities try to contain a potential second wave. Follow liveVictorian police may be sent to hotspots to enforce social distancingWhat we know about Melbourne’s coronavirus hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 11.16pm BST The Melbourne Storm are making the move to Sydney “indefinitely” because of the Victorian outbreak.The team has ...
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Coronavirus Australia update: WA eases restrictions as NSW residents urged to avoid travel to Victoria hotspots – live news

Western Australia won’t announce open borders date because of infection spike in Victoria, premier says, while Gladys Berejiklian issues travel warning. Follow liveHigh risk of second wave as workplaces reopen, reports saysFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 6.30am BST About 500 people are arriving in WA every day by air, WA police commissioner Chris Dawson says. Still more are arriving by road or sea. At the mome...
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