Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

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* Angry state premiers have blasted the Morrison government for giving more coronavirus vaccines to NSW than other states.

* Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia received less than their population's share of Pfizer while the allocation for NSW increased last month.

* Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said his state missed out on 340,000 doses and demanded "unfair" and "under the table" arrangements stop.

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison said extra vaccines sent to NSW were largely from an allocation of one million from a deal with Poland.

* Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said the extra doses were only sent to NSW with the intention of saving lives.

* NSW has reported 1220 new local COVID-19 cases as the government warned unvaccinated people will be left behind once the state hits 70 per cent vaccination coverage and restores freedoms to its jabbed citizens.

* Eight deaths were also recorded in the 24-hours until 8pm on Monday - a man in his 50s, a man in his 60s, three people in their 70s, one man in his 80s and two men in their 90s.

* A 17-year-old on a ventilator is among the 110 Victorians in hospital with coronavirus, as the state opens another 40,000 vaccination bookings a week.

* Victoria recorded 246 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

* An additional 1500 Pacific Island seasonal workers will be on hand for Victoria's fruit and vegetable picking season under the extension of a COVID-19 quarantine deal with Tasmania.

* Canberra recorded 19 new cases on Tuesday, with 13 linked to current exposure sites or contacts and six under investigation.

* The Queensland government is trying to ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations before Delta reappears in the state.

* Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan blamed an uneven distribution of coronavirus vaccines by the federal government for his state's slow rollout.

* South Australia is talking to the freight industry about making COVID-19 vaccinations a requirement for interstate truck drivers.

* The prime minister also dismissed backlash over his travel between locked-down Canberra and Sydney for Father's Day.


* There have been 21,244,935 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Monday, including 258,946 in the previous 24 hours.

* Of the total, 12,266,481 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 167,059 in the previous 24 hours).

* 8,978,454 have been administered by the states and territories, including 91,887 in the previous 24 hours.

* Nationwide, 63.8 per cent of people aged over 16 have received one vaccine dose while 39 per cent are fully vaccinated.


* Australia reported 1485 local cases on Tuesday: 1220 in NSW, 246 in Victoria and 19 in the ACT.

* There were also nine overseas-acquired cases reported: six in SA, two in NSW, and one in the Northern Territory.

* The national death toll is 1050: Victoria 823, NSW 195, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 7, SA 4, ACT 3. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states).


* Cases: at least 221,111,000.

* Deaths: at least 4,575,000.

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 5,493,229,000.

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

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