Australia's coronavirus death toll is at 12 after the death of a 66-year-old Queensland man and three Victorian men in their 70s. As of 3pm yesterday, there were 2423 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
In the ACT, there are 53 confirmed cases with all cases linked to interstate or overseas travellers or close contacts of confirmed cases, suggesting there is no community transmission of the virus. One person in the territory has recovered from the virus.
We'll bring you the latest developments here in this live blog (lower in this article) through the day, including how these latest changes will affect Canberra.
Prince Charles is the latest high-profile person to contract the virus. He's got mild symptoms and is self-isolating with the Duchess of Cornwall, who has tested negative.
The stage two restrictions take effect from this morning, including closing seating in food courts, open homes and beauty salons other than hairdressers.
Weddings and funerals have been drastically curtailed. Weddings are only allowed with a couple, a celebrant and witnesses, no more than five people. Funerals are restricted to 10 people, with weddings and funerals both required to adhere to the rule of one person for each four square metres of space.
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