Victoria recorded 1,268 new local COVID-19 cases with seven lives lost to the highly infectious disease.
The figure came from 65,410 tests and the number of active cases in the state have fallen to 16,662.
There are 651 Victorians hospitalised with 106 in intensive care and 70 of those are on a ventilator.
More than 36,400 coronavirus vaccines were administered on Friday, taking the state’s coverage to 92.1 per cent first dose and 83.3 per cent fully vaccinated.
New South Wales
NSW reported 270 new infections – 21 more than Friday’s figure of 249 – and three deaths including a woman in her 30s.
The unvaccinated woman died at hospital and had underlying health conditions.
The other two fatalities were an unvaccinated man in his 60s from Wollongong and a man in his 50s who had one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. Both had underlying health conditions and passed away in hospital.
There are 270 COVID-19 cases in hospital with 55 in intensive care and 27 of those require ventilation.
More than 72,000 tests were taken by health teams compared to just over 80,000 on the previous day.
Across the state 93.8 per cent of the population aged over 16 have receive one jab while 89.4 per cent are double dosed.
In the 12-15 year age group, 79.9 per cent have had one shot and 67.4 per cent are fully vaccinated.
Analysis: NSW vaccination rates
Of the cases reported to 8pm on Friday night, 73 are from Hunter New England Local Health District (LHD), 39 from South Western Sydney LHD, 37 in Mid North Coast LHD, 23 from Sydney LHD, 21 in Murrumbidgee LHD, 19 from Western Sydney LHD, 10 are from South Eastern Sydney, and 10 are from Western NSW LHD.
Six each from Central Coast LHD and Northern Sydney LHD, five each in Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD and Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, four are from Southern NSW LHD, three are from Northern NSW LHD, one is from Far West LHD and eight are yet to be assigned.
Ongoing sewage surveillance has detected fragments of the virus that causes coronavirus in Uralla, Dungog, Byron Bay and Denman where there are no known cases.
Residents from those area are urged to monitor for symptoms and to isolate and come forward for testing.
Health authorities announced one new case after a woman from Goondiwindi test positive while in home quarantine.
It is understood she was not in the community while infectious.
Acting Chief Health Officer Peter Aitken said the woman was a close contact of an existing case.
The woman will be transferred to Gold Coast Hospital.
Contact tracers are also trying to determine if a woman who flew from Cairns to the Northern Territory before testing positive was infectious while in Queensland.
Close to 8,000 tests were analysed with nine active cases in the Sunshine State.
Northern Territory
A Cairns woman who flew into the territory on October 29 has tested positive.
It is not yet known if the 21-year-old woman has any connection to a mystery case who returned a positive swab in Katherine this week which sent the Top End into a three-day lockdown.
The woman is being interviewed and contact tracing is underway.
Second NT COVID-19 case emerges after Katherine thrown into lockdown
The unvaccinated man in his 20s is believed to have caught the virus from The Monsoons nightclub in Darwin CBD.
Chief Minister Mike Gunner said he does not know the source of the current outbreak.
Exposure sites are expected to grow by the end of Saturday with more than 100 close contacts identified. Eighty are currently isolating.
Australian Capital Territory
The nation’s capital recorded another 18 infections in the 24 hours to 8pm las night.
Two people remain in hospital with one in intensive care and the other on a ventilator.
There were 1,123 negative swabs processed in the 24 hours to 9am and takes the number of active cases in the state to 136.
ACT is leading the way in terms of vaccination figures with 94.4 per cent of the jurisdiction aged 12 and over double dosed.

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