Shane Warne has missed London Spirit's clash with Southern Brave in the new English cricket limited-overs competition The Hundred after he was one of two members of the team's coaching staff to test positive for COVID-19.
The call to get vaccinated has intensified across the nation with Sydney clocking up another 200-plus day of new coronavirus cases and yet another death recorded, the 14th in this current outbreak.
Over 250 fines have been issued for straying beyond local government areas after more than 70,000 vehicle checks as part of a massive police operation to thwart lockdown protesters entering central Sydney.
Up to a thousand police officers will be on duty to meet anyone considering attending an anti-lockdown protest in Sydney this weekend, NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has warned.
Lockdowns will to continue to be used in Australia's fight against coronavirus outbreaks until at least 70 per cent of people are fully vaccinated.
Australia's health minister believes the nation is winning the battle against coronavirus vaccination misinformation after daily doses reached a record high.
AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot did not increase the instances of rare blood clots with low platelets in people after the second dose, a study shows, potentially easing some worries over the vaccine's side-effects.
South Australia will end its COVID-19 lockdown on schedule after reporting no new virus infections.
Five weeks into Sydney's lockdown, NSW is opening its vaccination hubs to younger adults wanting AstraZeneca jabs.
VICTORIA'S EASED RESTRICTIONS FROM 11:59PM ON TUESDAY:* The 5km travel limit will be removed as well as the stay-at -home requirement.