The Australian state of Victoria has recorded 317 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours.
This is the highest daily total since 10 July, when Victoria recorded 288 cases in one day, and sets a new record for the highest daily total recorded by Victoria territory since the pandemic began.
In the peak of the first wave, on 28 March, the Australia-wide total was 469 cases reported in a single day.
The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, says two men in their 80s died of the coronavirus overnight. It brings the total number of deaths in the state to 29.
Currently, there are 109 patients in hospital, 29 in intensive care.