Victoria recorded 275 new coronavirus cases yesterday, as a dozen schools closed due to their connection with cases and Premier Daniel Andrews said more time was needed to see if Melbourne's lockdown has led to a downward case trend. The national death toll rose to 123 following the death of a Victorian woman in her 80s.
NSW recorded 20 new cases, all with known sources. Targeted shutdowns such as the closure of pubs and restaurants are likely before any total lockdown, government sources say. New cases were recorded in Queensland and Tasmania, although neither were locally acquired. Click here to read the full SMH live news feed.