Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

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* While Australia's vaccination rollout is going from strength to strength, the coronavirus death toll continues to climb.

* Victoria reported another nine COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday and NSW one.

* Melbourne diners will be able to claim up to $150 in meal vouchers as part of a $44 million package to revitalise its CBD after six lockdowns.

* Premier Daniel Andrews said $200 million would eventually be spent on helping Melbourne recapture its vibrant food, wine and coffee culture.

* Victoria recorded 1173 new local cases on Sunday, as the state forges ahead with reopening and recovery.

* Sydney's mass vaccination hub at Qudos Bank Arena is closing ahead of restrictions further easing across NSW.

* Premier Dominic Perrottet says the centre, which has delivered more than 360,000 vaccine doses since opening on August 9, would close its doors on Sunday and return to hosting sport and entertainment events.

* NSW is on the brink of hitting 90 per cent full vaccination of people aged 16 and over, and recorded another 244 local cases on Sunday.

* Hundreds of protesters largely dressed in white came together on Sunday in spots such as Parramatta, the Central Coast, Wollongong and Coolangatta on the Queensland-NSW border as part "Reclaim The Line" rallies opposing vaccine mandates.

* A COVID-positive woman who lied on her border entry form when entering Darwin has been fined, while authorities are confident the Top End's three-person cluster is under control.

* Chief Minister Michael Gunner said the 21-year-old was issued with an $5024 infringement notice after being questioned by Northern Territory detectives.

* The ACT recorded 13 new infections, with authorities currently working with nine schools across the territory to actively manage cases.

* Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the state was likely to hit 80 per cent of its 16-plus population having at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by Tuesday.

* Queensland reported three new COVID-19 cases in hotel quarantine, a traveller from Melbourne and two overseas arrivals who flew from Ukraine via Dubai.

* A fourth case linked to the Goondiwindi cluster announced on Saturday was not infectious in the community, with Queensland health authorities "cautiously optimistic" of bringing the outbreak under control.


* There have been 36,707,411 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Sunday, including 104,884 in the previous 24 hours.

* Of the total, 21,642,932 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 55,910 in the previous 24 hours).

* 15,064,479 have been administered by the states and territories, including 48,974 in the previous 24 hours.

* Nationwide, 89.3 per cent of people 16 and over have had at least their first dose and 80.5 per cent are double dosed.


* Australia reported 1430 local cases on Saturday: 1173 in Victoria, 244 in NSW and 13 in the ACT.

* There were two overseas- and one interstate-acquired infections detected in Queensland.

* The national death toll is 1817: Victoria 1177 (+9), NSW 593 (+1), ACT 14, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 7 and SA 4. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states.)


* Cases: at least 249,538,000.

* Deaths: at least 5,044,000.

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 7,226,135,000.

Data current as at 1730 AEDT on November 7, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

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