The total number of Covid-19 cases identified in Australia since the start of the pandemic is closing in on 10 million, with close to 13,000 deaths since the pandemic emerged in early 2020.
Australian coronavirus cases near 10 million
Australia could register its 10 millionth case of Covid-19 by the end of August.
The nation is also closing in on 13,000 deaths from coronavirus since the pandemic began in early 2020.
As of Tuesday, the total number of cases racked up since early 2020 is 9.82 million, including 19,646 recorded in the previous 24 hours with data still to come for the Northern Territory.
The national death toll stands at 12,959, including 73 fatalities announced so far on Tuesday.