British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is undergoing hospital tests after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms for more than 10 days, but the government says he's in good spirits and still in charge.
Another resident of Sydney's Dorothy Henderson Lodge has died from the coronavirus, bringing the state's COVID-19 death toll to 19.
Tasmania is probing an outbreak of coronavirus in the state's northwest, with five cases linked to one hospital.
Japan is to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus, the prime minister says, with the government preparing a stimulus package to soften the economic blow.
Indonesia has confirmed 218 new coronavirus cases, the biggest daily jump since the first cases were announced a month ago, taking the total number of infections to 2491, a Health Ministry official says.
With more than 1.2 million people infected with the coronavirus, the UN chief has appealed for "peace at home" out of concern domestic violence was rising as the social and financial toll of the pandemic deepened.
China has reported 39 new coronavirus cases, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases has also surged, as Beijing continues to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts.
Extra testing for COVID-19 will be rolled out in parts of Queensland due to 32 cases whose sources remain unaccounted for.
Leading jockey Craig Newitt fears for the future of the Tasmanian racing industry following its shutdown by the government in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Scammers are pretending to offer people financial relief from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic by helping them access superannuation early.