The United States' death toll from the novel coronavirus has exceeded the 58,220 American lives lost during the Vietnam War as cases topped one million, according to a Reuters tally.
Scott Morrison wants Australians to consider putting a coronavirus contact tracing app on their phones as the same as putting on suncream to protect their skin.
Australians have flocked to online courses teaching them how to work from home as they seek help adapting to life under the coronavirus pandemic.
Queensland has once again reported zero cases of COVID-19, with health officials testing more than 100,000 people for the illness.
The NSW premier has warned the number of COVID-19 cases in the state will inevitably rise as restrictions on house visits are eased, even as a nursing home in western Sydney recorded another four deaths.
Queensland doctors say vaccinations have plunged ahead of the peak flu season but chemists say they're struggling to keep up with demand.
Hundreds of surfers have returned to the water at Bondi for the first time since the beach was closed five weeks ago due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A Perth clinical research company wants healthy adults and elderly volunteers to participate in one of the world's first human coronavirus vaccine trials.
US President Donald Trump says China could have stopped the coronavirus before it swept the globe and said his administration was conducting "serious investigations" into what happened.
WHICH STATES AND TERRITORIES ARE EASING CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS?NEW SOUTH WALES* NSW will ease gathering restrictions from Friday, May 1.