Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

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Vic Health Minister Martin Foley threatened tough penalties for those failing to check in to venues.
Camera IconVic Health Minister Martin Foley threatened tough penalties for those failing to check in to venues. Credit: AAP

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:

* Genomic sequencing has confirmed the latest COVID-19 case in Melbourne became infected while in hotel quarantine in Adelaide.

* The Melbourne man was staying in a hotel room next to another person who tested positive to the virus, and it appears both have the same strain.

* Victorian health authorities are racing to track down hundreds of fans who went to last Friday's AFL match between Geelong and Richmond on the same train as the man.

* There are fears crowds of people may have been exposed to the virus on the Craigieburn line train while travelling to or from the match at the MCG.

* Victoria's Health Minister Martin Foley warned people will soon face tough penalties if they fail to check in with QR codes at venues, after some patrons at a new exposure site failed to use the system.

* No other new cases were recorded in Victoria on Wednesday, extending the state's streak without a locally acquired infection to 75 days.

* Scott Morrison has given himself some wriggle room on getting all Australians COVID-19 vaccinations by the end of this year.

* Treasurer Josh Frydenberg told reporters in the federal budget lockup on Tuesday that all willing Australians would receive two doses by December 31.

* But the prime minister is keen to point out it is a budget assumption rather than a concrete policy commitment.

* The federal government will spend an extra $1.9 billion over the coming year to boost its vaccine supply to 170 million doses and speed up the rollout.

* The budget also contained funding to expand the Howard Springs quarantine centre, but there was no money for a Victorian quarantine proposal.

* Qantas delayed its planned resumption of international flights until late December after Treasury forecasted international travel to "remain low" through to mid-2022.

* Queensland's Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said a man reportedly responsible for a COVID scare at Brisbane airport was "no risk to anyone" after arriving from PNG.

* NSW is forging ahead with its COVID-19 vaccination rollout and Premier Gladys Berejiklian is keen to ramp up the program.

AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:

* There were 2,812,486 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Tuesday, including 76,379 in the previous 24 hours.

* Of the total, 1,824,940 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 52,683 in the previous 24 hours).

* 1,550,941 have been issued in primary care (+45,804) and 273,999 in aged and disability facilities (+6879).

* 987,546 have been administered by the states and territories, including 23,696 in the previous 24 hours.

* 281,501 have been administered in Victoria (+8281), 248,641 in NSW (+6492), 162,239 in Queensland (+2444), 119,871 in Western Australia (+2896), 73,389 in South Australia (+1279), 45,948 in Tasmania (+1144), 35,501 in the ACT (+744) and 20,456 in the NT (+416).

AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* Australia reported one new locally acquired virus case on Wednesday - a previously announced Victorian infection. There were eight new overseas-acquired cases: four in NSW, three in Queensland, and one in SA.

* The national death toll is 910: Victoria 820, NSW 56, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 7, SA 4, ACT 3 (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states).

GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* Cases: at least 159,703,000

* Deaths: at least 3,318,000

* Recovered: at least 95,776,000.

Data current as of 1745 AEST on May 12, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

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