Coronavirus live news: Western Australia opens border, Trump says vaccine soon for vulnerable
Recent arrivals to New Zealand contacted after mystery case; Johns Hopkins records worst day of pandemic so far; state of Victoria still free of new cases
Australia’s ABC has reporters talking to people who are crossing the Western Australia border that opened at midnight on Friday after being shut for seven months.
There are two main road checkpoints where people are moving through to work, see friends and be reunited with family.
Good morning, afternoon or evening. Graham Readfearn here in Australia taking you through the next several hours of live coverage of the global coronavirus pandemic.
It has been a grim 24 hours globally, with more than 666,000 cases recorded in one day.