Victoria has recorded 19 coronavirus-related deaths for the second consecutive day and 331 new cases. There are hopes the state's coronavirus case numbers are finally stabilising after a month of rapid escalation, but Victorians have been warned to brace for more deaths.
NSW contact tracers are bracing for a COVID-19 cluster at Tangara School For Girls in Cherrybrook to grow as Premier Gladys Berejiklian urges non-government schools and other organisations to stick to COVID-safe protocols. The state recorded 14 new cases yesterday. Click here to read the full SMH live news feed.