British prime minister Boris Johnson was stable overnight in intensive care after suffering a deterioration of his COVID-19 symptoms and he remains in good spirits.
LATEST NEWS ABOUT COVID-19:--NUMBERS* Confirmed cases in Australia: 5,895* Australian deaths: 48 (21 in NSW, 11 in Vic, four in Qld, six in WA, three in Tas, two in ACT, one in SA).
Cardinal George Pell has won his appeal bid to the High Court and been freed from prison.
All cruise ships anchored in Queensland waters will leave by Wednesday as the state continues to crack down on movements to limit the spread of COVID-19.
In Vanuatu, homes have been destroyed and livelihoods ruined by Tropical Cyclone Harold, which passed through the country's northern islands as a category-five system bringing devastation.
Another elderly Tasmanian passenger from the ill-fated Ruby Princess has died, with all three of the state's coronavirus deaths tied to the cruise ship.
Social distancing rules will be a "way of life" until a coronavirus vaccine is found even though the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to stabilise in NSW.
A Labor-chaired committee is set to put the federal government's coronavirus response under the microscope.
Small businesses shut down because of the coronavirus will soon have their rent reduced in line with falls in their revenue.
Australians breaking out of isolation over Easter could completely undo the hard work done so far to tamp down the spread of the coronavirus.