This is your update on the Coronavirus in Australia for 10 August 2021.
- Premier says lack of compliance increases case numbers in NSW
- Victorians are getting vaccinated in high numbers
- Queensland’s new cases were in quarantine while infectious
- The Therapeutic Goods Administration has given the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine provisional approval
New South Wales
NSW has recorded 356 new locally acquired cases, with one-third of them in community while infectious. Three older people who were not vaccinated died, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths to 32 during the current outbreak.
Byron Shire, Richmond Valley, Lismore and Ballina Shire Local Government Areas are now under lockdown until 12.01am Tuesday 17 August.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian says lack of compliance with public health orders remains the main reason the virus is spreading and urges everyone to get vaccinated.
Find here the list of vaccination clinics.
Victoria has recorded 20 new locally acquired cases linked to known outbreaks, with only five in quarantine while infectious.
Health Minister Martin Foley says there are 333,000 vaccines appointments booked over the next month.
Melbourne residents heading to regional areas could face fines upwards of $5,000 as about 200 police are deployed to main and back roads across the state.
Find here the list of vaccination centres.
Last 24 hours around Australia
- Queensland has recorded three new locally acquired cases. Find here restrictions in place for South East Queensland.
- The government has secured 25 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, with ten million doses expected to arrive before the end of 2021.
Quarantine, travel, testing clinics and pandemic disaster payment
Quarantine and testing requirements are managed and enforced by state and territory governments:
NSW Travel & transport and Quarantine
VIC Travel permit, Overseas travellers and Quarantine
ACT Transport and Quarantine
NT Travel and Quarantine
QLD Travel and Quarantine
SA Travel and Quarantine
TAS Travel and Quarantine
WA Travel and Quarantine
If you want to travel overseas, you may be able to apply online for an exemption. Click here for more information about the conditions to leave Australia. There are temporary measures for international flights that are regularly reviewed by the government and updated on the Smart Traveller website.
- News and information over 60 languages at sbs.com.au/coronavirus
- Relevant guidelines for your state or territory: NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, ACT, Tasmania.
- Information about the COVID-19 vaccine in your language.
Visit the translated resources published by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service:
Testing clinics in each state and territory:
Pandemic disaster payment information in each state and territory: