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Coalition under increasing pressure to lift the ban blocking 9,000 Australians, including 650 who are considered vulnerable, from returning home. Follow latest updates

12.24am BST

Wednesday 5 May – coronavirus cases in Queensland:

• 0 new cases
• 17 active cases
• 1,568 total cases
• 2,479,284 tests conducted

Sadly, seven people with COVID-19 have died. 1,524 patients have recovered.#covid19 pic.twitter.com/vakPa4Zy5O

12.11am BST

The ABC and 10 News are reporting that four men have been arrested over the alleged kidnapping of former Australian cricketer Stuart Macgill in April.

I’ll bring you more information as soon as I can.

Police confirm arrests have been made over the alleged kidnapping of former Australian cricketer Stuart Macgill. He was taken from a street in Cremorne and held at a property for about an hour. The latest @10NewsFirstSyd tonight

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