Coronavirus news in Australia

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AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:

* There have been 44,113,001 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Sunday, including 99,903 in the previous 24 hours.

* Of the total, 26,573,451 have been administered by the Commonwealth, an increase of 42,313 on the previous 24 hours.

* 17,539,550 have been administered by the states and territories, including 57,590 in the previous 24 hours.

* 94.7 per cent of people 16 and over have received at least their first dose and 92 per cent both.

AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* 71,273 new cases: 20,293 in NSW, 34,808 in Victoria, 4024 in South Australia, 9581 in Queensland, 938 in ACT, 1218 in Tasmania, 403 in the Northern Territory, and eight in WA.

* The national death toll is 2389: Victoria 1580 (+2), NSW 745 (+18), ACT 15, Tasmania 13, WA nine, SA 17 (+2), Queensland 10 and the NT one. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states).

GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* Cases: at least 307,141,000

* Deaths: at least 5,488,000

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 9,417,513,000

Data current as at 1730 AEDT January 10, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

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