Australia news live: Scott Morrison says India ban is lowering quarantine Covid cases

PM says case numbers in the Howard Springs quarantine facility are falling as Coalition faces increasing pressure to lift India travel ban. Follow latest updates

4.08am BST

“I have a question about carpet design, amongst other things”

That has to be a first at the national press club.

4.05am BST

This just out from NSW Health: NSW Health has been notified this morning of a new COVID-19 case in a person who resides in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Urgent investigations into the source of the infection and contact tracing are underway.

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