Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

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LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian have announced a federal support package for NSW businesses hit by Sydney's coronavirus outbreak.

* From week four of a lockdown in any declared hotspot in Australia the JobKeeper-style disaster payment will increase to $600 if a person has lost 20 or more hours of work a week, or $375 for between eight and less than 20 hours of work a week foregone.

* Businesses with an annual turnover between $75,000 and $50 million who can demonstrate a 30 per cent decline in turnover will be eligible for direct payments as will not-for-profit organisations and sole traders.

* The Commonwealth and NSW governments will also deliver a $17.35 million mental health support package for NSW.

* NSW recorded 89 new local COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Monday, at least 27 of which were out in the community for part or all of their infectious period.

* A man in his 70s has become the second person to die during Sydney's coronavirus outbreak after a woman in her 90s died on the weekend, taking the national tally to 912 since the pandemic began.

* Federal and state health authorities continued to urge younger people not eligible for Pfizer vaccines to talk to a doctor about getting AstraZeneca.

* A national expert panel reassessed its advice as community transmission increases but maintained its position on preferring the Pfizer vaccine for people under the age of 60.

* NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said health authorities were assessing whether restrictions would be tightened beyond Greater Sydney as a construction worker who was working in Goulburn - about 200km from his home in Sydney - tested positive.

* New testing requirements have been introduced under which anyone performing essential work who lives or works in the Fairfield local government area must be tested every three days, while anyone from Greater Sydney travelling to the regions for work must be tested weekly.

* Victoria recorded one new coronavirus case in a family of four, two of whom have also tested positive, and residents of a Melbourne apartment complex are in lockdown.

* The Northern Territory cancelled its 2023 international multi-sport event, the biannual Arafura Games, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

* Dozens of South Australians will need to isolate after potentially coming into contact with coronavirus-infected removalists who visited a Shell service station in Tailem Bend, 97km southeast of Adelaide.

SPORT:

* St George Illawarra star Josh McGuire said it was an "honest and stupid mistake" for 12 of the team's NRL players to attend an illegal barbecue that breached NSW public health orders.

AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:

* There have been 9,304,026 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Monday, including 154,209 in the previous 24 hours.

* Those figures are made up of 6,868,754 first doses (33.31 per cent of Australians 16 and over) and 2,400,432 second doses (11.64 per cent).

* Of the total, 5,256,473 have been administered by the Commonwealth, including 83,732 in the previous 24 hours.

* 4,047,553 have been administered by the states and territories, including 70,477 in the previous 24 hours.

* 1,299,562 have been administered in Victoria (+22,416), 1,073,809 in NSW (+20,749), 710,110 in Queensland (+11,940), 367,870 in Western Australia (+5447), 288,820 in South Australia (+5112), 132,423 in Tasmania (+1687), 102,736 in the ACT (+1407) and 72,223 in the NT (+1719).

AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* Australia reported 94 local cases on Tuesday, 89 of which were in NSW.

* There were five new overseas-acquired cases in hotel quarantine: four in NSW, and one Queensland.

* The national death toll is 912: Victoria 820, NSW 58, 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).

GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* Cases: at least 187,244,854

* Deaths: at least 4,038,964

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 3,462,860,678

Data current as at 1730 AEST on July 13, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

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