Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact


* NSW will end 100 days of lockdown on Monday as other jurisdictions under stay-at-home orders gear up to follow suit.

* Federal Labor’s Tanya Plibersek believes mask wearing for primary school students where possible will be important as NSW children return to class, as is proper ventilation for their rooms.

* On its final day of lockdown, the state reported 477 new local cases and six deaths, all men and none fully vaccinated.

* NSW on Friday tipped over 90 per cent first-dose vaccination coverage, while more than 73 per cent are now fully jabbed. Stay-at-home orders will cease for the fully vaccinated population from Monday.

* Double-vaccinated Victorians will be able to attend the Melbourne Cup and live music within weeks under a large-scale trial of crowd numbers.

* About 10,000 racing fans can go to the Melbourne Cup on November 2, while Oaks Day and Stakes Day will be allowed similar-sized crowds if the state reaches its 80 per cent double-jab threshold.

* Victoria added 1890 infections to its caseload on Sunday and there were an additional five deaths over the previous 24 hours.

* Victoria is managing more than 18,340 active cases. Another 609 people are in hospital, with 126 in intensive care and 88 on ventilators. Less that seven per cent of those in hospital have been fully vaccinated.

* Almost 40,000 vaccines were administered across the state on Saturday, while 74,105 tests were conducted.

* With one of the highest vaccination rates in the country, the ACT is on track to start lifting coronavirus restrictions from next Friday as planned despite recording 30 new cases on Sunday.

* Almost a quarter of baby boomers are less keen on aged care homes than they were before the pandemic, while another 14 per cent are more enthusiastic about living at home with visits from a nurse, according to a survey of more than 1000 Australians aged 56-74.


* There have been 30,540,757 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Saturday, including 236,407 in the previous 24 hours.

* Of the total, 17,767,841 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 135,081 in the previous 24 hours).

* 16,715,884 have been issued in primary care (+129,323) and 1,051,957 in aged and disability facilities (+5,758).

* 12,772,916 have been administered by the states and territories, including 101,326 in the previous 24 hours.


* Australia reported 2397 local cases on Sunday: 1890 in Victoria, 477 in NSW and 30 in the ACT.

* There were five hotel quarantine cases: Two each in Queensland and NSW and one in South Australia.

* The national death toll is 1434: Victoria 905, NSW 487, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 7, ACT 9, and SA 4. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states).


* Cases: at least 237,559,169

* Deaths: at least 4,847,229

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 6,445,110,809.

Data current as at 1630 AEDT on October 10, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

The Fort News