Victoria tallied new 627 cases of coronavirus overnight, marking the state's second-highest daily tally after yesterday's record high of 723.
Some outlets are recording 397 cases for Victoria, but I've gone with this source.
The national COVID-19 death toll has risen to 201 with three deaths in Victoria and one in NSW, as health officials weigh up whether stay-at-home orders in place across Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire are doing enough.
"That is a very significant number of new cases and while there is always a temptation to try and read trends into these numbers, there is a growing concern in relation to the number of community transmission cases within that data", he said.
There were 17 new cases recorded in New South Wales on Saturday and an 83-year-old man with Covid-19, linked to the Crossroads Hotel cluster at Casula, died this morning. He said that about 100 cases had been referred to police.More news: Verstappen eyes Silverstone 'fighting chance' against Mercedes' untouchables
Meanwhile, Queensland closer its border to residents from Greater Sydney at 1am today.
"Victoria Police are fed up with it", she said.
Queensland's latest case of COVID-19 is a woman who may have been infectious while working at a Brisbane nursing home.
"They are just three of the fines that we saw issued yesterday".
"There is absolutely no reason or need to drive from Melbourne to Ballarat fresh air".More news: Naya Rivera’s Final TV Appearance Airs On Netflix Weeks After Her Passing
Andrews appealed, "For God's sake, if you have the virus, you have to stay home!"
Vietnam had been seen as a global success story in combating the coronavirus, with no confirmed cases of local transmission for 99 days.
"We have a very hard challenge at the moment", he said.
"All the residents have a private room with an ensuite. the staff are superb but we will provide some additional staff because some staff need to go into quarantine".More news: Nine Premier League clubs asked CAS to uphold Man City's European ban