Coronavirus live updates and news, August 5, 2020

Hundreds more coronavirus cases, man in his 30s dies

Victoria has set a tragic new record for both the amount of COVID-19 cases and deaths in one day.

There were 725 cases confirmed in the last 24 hours, with 15 deaths also recorded. You can find out more here.

People wanting to enter NSW from Victoria will be required to spend 14 days in hotel quarantine from Friday, Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced. NSW has recorded 12 new cases today,

As it stands Australia has 7881 active cases of COVID-19 and 10,790 people have recovered. Sadly, 247 deaths have been attributed to the virus.

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