Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

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* Australia has hit 80 per cent full vaccination, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison declaring the achievement "another magnificent milestone".

"A huge thank you to everyone," he said on Facebook. "This has been a massive Australian national effort and the work doesn't stop here. We are on track to have one of the highest vaccination rates in the world."

The PM also made special mention of older Australians for leading the way.

* Thousands of demonstrators have swarmed the steps of Victoria's parliament building to protest the state government's proposed pandemic laws and mandatory vaccination.

* Victoria recorded 1268 new locally acquired cases and seven deaths.

* Chanting "kill the bill", protesters wielding signs including 'save our children' and 'Vaxtoria' gathered outside parliament from about midday.

* The contentious laws would give the state premier the power to declare a pandemic and extend emergency conditions for three months at a time, for as long as considered necessary.

* Latest figures show there are 651 Victorians in hospital, of whom 106 are in intensive care including 70 on a ventilator.

* NSW added 270 new locally-acquired infections to its caseload and a further three deaths to its toll. Some 270 patients also remain in the state's hospitals, 55 of whom are in ICU and 27 require ventilation.

* Meanwhile, an increase in cases in regional and remote areas has sparked concerns Indigenous communities are underprepared.

* Some 73 of the infections were detected in the Hunter New England district, 37 on the mid north coast, 21 in Murrumbidgee and 10 in western NSW.

* The source of the Northern Territory's first community COVID outbreak remains a mystery, as another new infection was recorded.

* Western Australia will wait until as late as early-February to reopen its interstate borders in a move the premier says will save hundreds of lives.

* The federal government has agreed to top up the funding of state and territory health systems ahead of a predicted surge in hospitalisations.


* There have been 36,602,527 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Saturday, including 189,471 in the previous 24 hours.

* Of the total, 21,587,022 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 129,785 in the previous 24 hours).

* 20,524,740 have been issued in primary care (+128,039) and 1,062,282 in aged and disability facilities (+1746).

* 15,015,505 have been administered by the states and territories, including 59,686 in the previous 24 hours.


* Australia reported 1558 local cases on Friday: 1268 in Victoria, 270 in NSW, 18 in the ACT and one each in the NT and Queensland.

* There was one overseas-acquired infection detected in NSW.

* The national death toll is 1802: Victoria 1168 (+7), NSW 592 (+3), Tasmania 13, ACT 11 (+1), 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 249,134,481.

* Deaths: at least 5,038,372.

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 7,189,715,626.

Data current as at 1700 AEDT on November 6, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

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