Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

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* Premier Gladys Berejiklian says Sydney's lockdown ending on Friday as scheduled is "almost impossible", with the state recording its highest number of daily COVID-19 infections of the current outbreak.

* NSW recorded 112 new local COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Sunday, at least 46 of which were out in the community for part or all of their infectious period.

* NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said she was "in two minds" about whether Monday's case numbers marked a peak in the outbreak.

* Ms Berejiklian said the government would further ramp up its vaccination drive, with the AstraZeneca jab to be made available to all people aged over 40 at NSW mass vaccination clinics.

* Pfizer has downplayed the role former prime minister Kevin Rudd played in fast-tracking shipments of vaccines to Australia.

* The federal government is finalising a business support package for NSW businesses as that state's coronavirus outbreak worsens.

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison defended a graphic ad showing a young women struggling to breathe after contracting COVID-19.

* Sydney's COVID-19 outbreak has breached the Victorian border again, with two members of a Melbourne family testing positive after returning home.

* Victorian authorities are also on high alert after at least one member of a three-person removalist crew who travelled through Victoria and SA from NSW tested positive for the virus.

* South Australia will increase scrutiny on people returning from Sydney in response to a "seriously deteriorating" COVID-19 situation in NSW.

* Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has told residents in NSW to return home while they still can, warning Sydney's coronavirus crisis could force her to close the border with little notice.

* New Zealand will welcome Queensland back into the trans-Tasman bubble, leaving crisis state NSW the only outlier.

* Tasmania is offering one-off financial payments to people forced to isolate as a result of precautionary coronavirus tests linked to a health worker overseas.


* The Sydney AFL derby will be played in Ballarat, with GWS and the Swans facing an extended stay in Victoria due to NSW's coronavirus crisis.

* The NRL will look at double-headers and triple-headers in the Queensland bubble as part of the 12 clubs from NSW and the ACT moving north.


* There have been 9,149,817 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Sunday, including 51,848 in the previous 24 hours.

* Those figures break down to 6,797,698 first doses (32.97 per cent of Australians 16 and over), 2,325,386 second doses (11.28 per cent).

* Of the total, 5,172,741 have been administered by the Commonwealth, including 14,550 in the previous 24 hours.

* 3,977,076 have been administered by the states and territories, including 37,298 in the previous 24 hours.

* 1,277,146 have been administered in Victoria (+10,860), 1,053,060 in NSW (+11,467), 698,170 in Queensland (+3773), 362,423 in Western Australia (+4810), 283,708 in South Australia (+3466), 130,736 in Tasmania (+1591), 101,329 in the ACT (+1331) and 70,504 in the NT (+0).


* Australia reported 112 local cases on Monday, all in NSW.

* There were eight new overseas-acquired cases in hotel quarantine: four in NSW, two in SA, and one each in Queensland and WA.

* The national death toll is 911: Victoria 820, NSW 57, 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 186,805,301

* Deaths: at least 4,031,711

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 3,436,362,095.

Data current as at 1730 AEST on July 12, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

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