Coronavirus Australia live: Australian Open tennis quarantine disarray; health department chief says overseas travel unlikely this year

Seventy-two tennis players who flew to Melbourne frustrated they are unable to leave their hotel rooms to train. Follow latest updates live

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  • 11.09pm GMT

    Premier Dan Andrews is speaking in Victoria. Once again thanking people for the high test rate (almost 14,000 yesterday).

    11.06pm GMT

    No new local cases in Victoria, but four new cases in hotel quarantine. That is a dozen donuts thanks.

    Yesterday there were 0 new locally acquired cases reported and 4 new cases in hotel quarantine. Thanks to all who were tested – 13,973 results were received.
    More information will be provided later: https://t.co/lIUrl0ZEco#EveryTestHelps #StaySafeStayOpen #COVID19VicData pic.twitter.com/mrreCUjbL7

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    Source: The Guardian
    Coronavirus Australia live: Australian Open tennis quarantine disarray; health department chief says overseas travel unlikely this year