Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact
LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:
* Australian Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly urged people to continue to get vaccinated and not jump to conclusions as investigations continue into a NSW woman's death.
* A 48-year-old woman with a number of chronic conditions was given the AstraZeneca vaccine three to four days before she became unwell.
* The Therapeutic Goods Administration says it has not yet been established whether there is a link between the vaccine and her death.
* Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australians should listen to medical experts and inform themselves properly.
* NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she would still enthusiastically line up for her second AstraZeneca dose.
* So far, just more than 1.4 million Australians have had at least one dose of the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine.
* Prof Kelly said experts were working on advice to go to national cabinet, which next meets on Monday, about the health aspects of reopening borders.
* Cabinet minister Simon Birmingham said the issue of transmission of the virus after a person is vaccinated would also be key to borders reopening.
* Mr Morrison said weekly COVID-19 cases could rise into the thousands if Australia lifts international borders.
* The federal government will consider the possibility of Australians needing a third Pfizer jab after the company's boss predicted that would be the case to maintain protection against the virus.
* Queensland recorded five new cases of coronavirus linked to Papua New Guinea, with all detected in hotel quarantine.
* Socceroos stalwart Mathew Leckie is in self-isolation in Germany after another positive coronavirus test at his German club Hertha Berlin.
AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:
* There have been 1,420,577 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Thursday, including 61,272 in the past 24 hours.
* Of the total, 793,937 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 45,965 in the past 24 hours).
* 629,289 have been doled out in primary care (+40,009), and 164,648 in aged and disability facilities (+5956).
* 626,640 have been administered by the states and territories, including 15,307 in the past 24 hours.
* 169,284 have been administered in NSW (+4429), 158,498 in Victoria (+2570), 120,458 in Queensland (+2695), 74,046 in Western Australia (+1783), 44,150 in South Australia (+1549), 28,047 in Tasmania (+1319), 19,813 in the ACT (+577), and 12,344 in the NT (+385).
AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:
* Australia reported no locally-acquired virus cases on Friday. There were at least 14 overseas-acquired cases in quarantine: seven in NSW, five in Queensland, and one each in SA and WA.
* 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 139,120,305.
* Deaths: at least 2,986,951.
* Recovered: at least 79,225,051.
Data current as of 1800 AEST on April 16, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.
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