* Australia has 26 new coronavirus cases on Saturday with 25 in Victoria and one in NSW, lifting the country's active cases to 446. A historical case which is no longer active was also recorded in Western Australia.
* Victoria was forced to reimpose some restrictions and defer others for three weeks after the state suffered its worst day of new cases in more than two months.
* The AFL was forced to postpone Sunday's match between Essendon and Melbourne after Bombers defender Conor McKenna tested positive.
* Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham flagged potential incentives for Australians to take domestic holidays to offset the loss of international tourism revenue.
* Retail staff who have worked throughout the pandemic will be among the last of Australia's lowest-paid employees to receive a $13 pay rise each week.
* AFL chief Gillon McLachlan said Conor McKenna's positive test showed the league's rigorous testing protocols were working as designed.
* The NRL will relax some of the biosecurity measures for clubs' players and staff from Sunday.
* US Open organisers said they would rethink their decision to remove wheelchair tennis from this year's scaled-down event after backlash led by Australian star Dylan Alcott.
EASING OF RESTRICTIONS
* The national cabinet has a three-phase plan to ease restrictions in the coming weeks and months. It's up to states and territories to determine when to ease them.
* JUNE 19 - South Australia to ease patron limits at pubs, restaurants and other venues to 300 maximum
* JUNE 22 - Gyms, cinemas, indoor sports centres and concert venues to reopen in Victoria but restricted to just 20 people. In SA, the Adelaide Zoo will reopen. Tasmania eases restrictions on nursing homes
* JUNE 29 - SA to move to stage three of lifting virus restrictions
* JULY 1 - NSW resumes community sport and will scrap a 50-person cap on indoor venues. Nationally, sporting venues with 40,000 seats will be allowed up to 25 per cent capacity
* JULY 10 - Queensland to reopen borders dependent on case numbers
* JULY 12 - Victoria to ease limits from 20 to 50 people at restaurants, cafes and pubs
* JULY 17 - NT to reopen its borders
* JULY 20 - SA to open its borders to NSW, VIC and the ACT. Jury trials to resume in WA
* Late July - Tasmania likely to open its borders
AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS
* Australia has recorded 7436 cases with 446 still active and no cases in SA, Tasmania, ACT or the NT.
* The national death toll is 102: NSW 50, Victoria 19, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 6, SA 4, ACT 3. (Two Qld residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states).
GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS
* Cases: at least 8,681,357
* Deaths: at least 460,366
* Recovered: at least 4,261,263
Data current as of 2000 AEST June 20, taking in federal government and state/territory government updates, the Johns Hopkins virus tracker and Worldometer.