Victoria has recorded 81 new coronavirus cases on Friday. The state's death toll increased by 59, including 50 aged care deaths which occurred in July and August, pushing the national toll to 737.
Attendees at a Sydney gym have been directed to self-isolate, as NSW recorded nine new community cases on Thursday. After aged care visits in the Sydney area were restricted, an announcement easing the rules before Father's Day is expected to be announced today. Click here to read the full SMH live news feed.