Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

An apartment building in the southwest Sydney suburb of Campbelltown has been locked down.
An apartment building in the southwest Sydney suburb of Campbelltown has been locked down.

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:

* Two people have died from COVID-19 in NSW including a southwest Sydney man in his 20s, the second person under 30 to die of the virus in Australia. A woman aged in her 80s also died in hospital.

* NSW recorded 233 new local coronavirus cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Tuesday, with least 68 cases in the community while infectious.

* Queensland has seen the largest daily rise in cases in the state since the first wave of the pandemic, after recording 17 new local COVID-19 cases with a cluster growing to 63 cases.

* A major retail body has criticised the Queensland government over a lack of clarity about which stores and shopping is essential, citing inconsistencies in the government's health directives since the lockdown started.

* Victoria has recorded a new mystery case of COVID-19 in a teacher at a school in Melbourne's west, with the college forced to close and students and staff plunged into isolation.

* There are fears a mine worker may have been infectious while in the West Australian community, having returned a "very weak" positive coronavirus test result. The man had previously tested positive to the virus in March or April last year.

* South Australia will push ahead with plans to ease virus restrictions on Thursday morning, despite reporting one new COVID-19 case.

* Two Tasmanian women have been fined a combined $1557 for breaching a stay-at-home order enforced for recent arrivals from southeast Queensland.

* Australians could soon receive coronavirus jabs at drive-through hubs, stadiums and shopping centres under the federal government's latest vaccination plan.

* The federal government has blamed anti-vaxxers on social media for a low vaccination rate among remote Indigenous communities. Just 11.5 per cent of Australians who identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander were fully vaccinated as of Tuesday.

AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:

* There have been 12,808,398 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Monday, including 213,947 in the previous 24 hours.

* Nationwide, 49.40 per cent of people aged over 16 have received one vaccine dose while 24.4 per cent are fully vaccinated.

* Of the total, 7,256,228 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 133,431 in the previous 24 hours).

* 6,721,853 have been issued in primary care (+131,348) and 534,375 in aged and disability facilities (+2083).

* 5,552,170 have been administered by the states and territories, including 80,516 in the previous 24 hours.

* Doses administered by the states number 1,698,684 in Victoria (+17,600), 1,560,488 in NSW (+25,470), 947,882 in Queensland (+15,502), 528,857 in Western Australia (+10,164), 407,802 in South Australia (+5609), 170,949 in Tasmania (+2349), 145,113 in the ACT (+2334) and 92,395 in the NT (+1488).

AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

* Australia reported 251 local cases on Tuesday August 3: 233 in NSW, 17 in Queensland and one in South Australia. (Victoria and WA's new cases will be reported in Wednesday's numbers.)

* There were five new overseas-acquired cases: one in NSW and two in South Australia and two in Queensland.

* The national death toll is 927: Victoria 820, NSW 73, 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 199,523,213

* Deaths: at least 4,245,640

* Vaccine doses administered: at least 4,149,469,250

Data current as at 1730 AEST on August 4, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.

Australian Associated Press