Virus 'spot fires' appear across Australia.
COVID-19 is enveloping Australia once again, with outbreaks across three states and a territory causing lockdowns, tightened restrictions, border closures and the potential for further measures.
An emergency meeting of the national security committee will be held on Monday. And state and territory leaders will also be summoned to an unscheduled national cabinet hook up as the federal government reacts to widespread restrictions and the subsequent impact on the economy.
"The national security committee of cabinet is meeting in the morning with a specific COVID agenda, particularly to consider the outbreaks," the prime minister's office confirmed.
The Prime Minister has called an emergency meeting of Australia's National Security Committee after COVID-19 was detected in multiple states and a territory, sparking lockdowns, border closures and new restrictions.— Sunrise (@sunriseon7) June 27, 2021
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