Florida has reported the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any US state since the beginning of the pandemic, with 15,000 infections.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth has warned Australia's death toll could rise further given the increasing number of COVID-19 infections.
For little Renee Hokandar and her family it was a desperate race against time to be allowed into South Australia for life-changing skull surgery. But after a long fight they made it just in time.
Almost 650 children in severe mental crisis are being rushed to an emergency department in WA every month sparking calls for more early intervention and prevention programs for young people.
The Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre in Stirling has been a saving grace almost 1000 families with children with the autoimmune disease who have been through its doors over the past five years.
Victoria has posed another 216 COVID-19 infections as the state recorded another death, bringing Australia's toll to 107.
Western Australia's total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 634 after two people were infected and a further two historical cases were added to the tally.
A Perth family is safely back home with their babies who were born via a Georgian surrogate after being stuck there for more than two months because of COVID-19.
A late-night birthday trip to KFC turned into an expensive affair for a group of Melbourne residents after they were hit with $26,000 in fines for breaching coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Update: Mark McGowan says WA’s hard border with the rest of the nation will be up for “as long as it takes” amid news the start of phase five of WA’s COVID-19 restrictions will be delayed.
Peter de Kruijff
Premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Roger Cook are fronting a press conference to present an update into WA’s coronavirus response.
Victoria’s new coronavirus case tally is the nation’s biggest daily increase since the pandemic began, and boosts the active case numbers in the State to more than 1000.
The prospects of WA hosting a sold-out western derby are up in the air amid Victoria’s coronavirus outbreak — meaning thousands of ticket-holders are at risk of being turned away.
A global transport union has slammed the NSW government for not expanding the terms of reference of the special inquiry into the Ruby Princess fiasco, which is linked to a cluster of COVID-19 deaths.
Victoria has recorded 165 new cases of coronavirus on its first day of a six- week lockdown.
Daily temperature checks will be introduced at schools across metropolitan Melbourne and some regional areas as a precautionary coronavirus measure.
Global coronavirus cases have topped 12 million, with even places that have been relatively successful in containing infections facing flare-ups.
New Jersey and New York, the hard-hit states at the outset of the US coronavirus outbreak, want to preserve progress against the virus as cases surge elsewhere.
Peter Szekely and Barbara Goldberg
Twelve thousand people each day across the globe are predicted to die from hunger linked to the coronavirus pandemic by the end of the year.
A 32-year-old man, who later tested positive to COVID-19, will be charged after leaving his isolation at an Auckland hotel and going to a supermarket.
The UK government has announced a dining discount plan for August that will give people a 50 per cent reduction at participating restaurants, cafes and pubs.
The NT has declared all of Victoria a COVID-19 hotspot and closed its border with the state while still planning to reopen to the rest of the nation on July 17.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has agreed to cap international arrivals after state premiers raised concerns about stretched hotel quarantine systems.
Matt Coughlan and Daniel McCulloch
NSW Health authorities have failed to conduct health screenings for a Melbourne- to-Sydney flight on the evening before border closures came into effect, as they were busy checking another plane.
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