COVID UPDATE - TUESDAY
IN BREAKING NEWS: South Australia will reopen its border to NSW residents from midnight tomorrow (Wednesday the 23rd). Visitors to SA from NSW will no longer have to do two weeks of mandatory quarantine.
No new cases in the Hunter-New England region over the past 24 hours - that's 46 consecutive days. There are ZERO active cases currently in the Hunter-New England region.
There were just 2 new cases reported statewide over the past 24 hours and both of those are returned overseas travellers who were already in quarantine.
There were 28 new cases reported in Victoria over the past 24 hours and 3 more deaths. No new cases in QLD.
Australia's death toll stands at 854, with the NSW toll still at 55 and Victoria's 766.
The number of active cases in NSW is 136. There are 657 active cases in Victoria. There are 16 active cases in Queensland.
Please continue to stay safe, vigilant, maintain the social distancing, and wear a mask if you have to visit places where social distancing is difficult.
If you notice any symptoms, please self-isolate and get tested as soon as possible.