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New South Wales has recorded 830 new cases

At least 69 people were in the community during their infectious periods. 

Health Minister Brad Hazzard confirmed three more COVID-related deaths.

A man in his 60s died at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, a man in his 80s also died, and a woman aged in her 80s died at Wollongong Hospital.

NSW has delivered 750,000 doses of the vaccine in the past seven days.

Another 65 cases for locked-down Victoria

The numbers include 21 cases in the Shepparton area.

The Shepparton outbreak sparked the lockdown of regional Victoria yesterday afternoon.

The new cases were identified from 44,147 test results received yesterday.

Fifty-five of the new cases are linked, 10 are under investigation.

There were 26,149 doses of vaccine administered at state-run sites.

Zero-case day in Queensland

Queensland has recorded another day of zero community COVID cases, and no cases in hotel quarantine. Just 39 cases remain active.

In 24 hours, 9,918 tests were completed across the state.

Deputy Premier Steven Miles said 2,715 vehicles were intercepted under new border restrictions requiring essential workers to have at least one vaccine dose before entering from New South Wales.

He said 142 vehicles were turned away, 12 of those were essential workers who had not received a vaccination.

ACT records 19 new locally acquired cases

Six of the new cases were infectious in the community and 17 cases are linked.

The Territory has 121 active COVID-19 cases.

A cluster of 10 to 12 cases has been identified in the Territory’s disability community, which includes people with disabilities and disability support workers.

Delta outbreak grows in New Zealand

New Zealand has recorded 21 new cases of COVID-19, as the Delta outbreak linked to a traveller from Sydney continues to grow.

The new cases bring the country’s total number of active cases to 72.

One million New Zealanders have now been fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the nationwide lockdown, due to end on Tuesday night, will probably have to be extended. 

No new cases reported in WA

WA has reported no new cases however a cargo ship carrying 16 crew members suspected to be infected with COVID-19 is due to arrive in Perth tomorrow.

The grain carrier, which was last at port in Thailand, is due to arrive at Cockburn Sound off the cost of Perth at 1:00am. 

“The authorities have instructed the ship to sail for Cockburn Sound where we can do a better analysis of the people,” WA Premier Mark McGowan said.

He said the Australian Maritime Safety Authority wanted the ship to stay for “a period of time”.

Tasmania to reopen to Northern Territory

Tasmania will reopen to all of the NT from midnight tonight following the lifting of the lockdown in Darwin, Palmerston and Katherine.

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in either Tasmania or the NT today. 

Tasmania has now designated the NT a low-risk area.

Tasmania’s border will remain closed to all of New South Wales, Victoria, the ACT and New Zealand.

South Australia records no new cases

There are just two active cases remaining in the state. 

A total of 4,502 tests were conducted in SA yesterday. 

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Tracking Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout(ABC News)


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