The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST on May 6.
* The national death toll is 97 - NSW 46, Victoria 18, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 6 (includes 2 Qld residents who died in NSW and are included in both the Qld and NSW counts), SA 4, ACT 3.
* 11 of 17 new coronavirus cases in Victoria are connected to a cluster at a meatworks facility in Melbourne's west, bringing the total number of cases at that facility to 45.
The coronavirus cluster at a Melbourne abattoir is now shaping up as one of Australia's worst, with 11 new cases confirmed. The company says it's devastated, but insists that it did everything right. https://t.co/AVvaWLotVs @laurelirving7 #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/XViPzCAX1n— 7NEWS Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) May 5, 2020
* 6856 cases have been recorded in Australia but only around 960 remain active, with 25 new cases and 27 in intensive care.
* Deaths at Newmarch House, the western Sydney aged care home, have hit 16.
* More than 660,000 people have been tested in Australia, out of a population of 25.7 million.
* More than five million of an estimated 16 million people have registered for the federal government's coronavirus tracing app, COVIDSafe, since April 26.
* National cabinet will on Friday decide whether to relax some coronavirus measures across the country.
* National cabinet has set a July target to "reignite" business and industry.
* Reopening of Australia's international borders is still a long way off.
* Businesses that ban people from entry unless they have downloaded the government's coronavirus contact tracing app may face up to five years in jail and a $63,000 fine under proposed new federal laws.
* Victorians will get $490 million in tax relief split between payroll tax relief and forgone premiums under WorkCover.
* In NSW, households are now allowed two adult visitors and their children. Most beaches are open for exercise, swimming and surfing only. Property inspection restrictions will be lifted from next weekend.
* In WA, up to 10 people can gather for non-contact recreational activities while open homes and display villages are also permitted.
* In Queensland, people can now travel 50km from their residence to visit parks, have picnics and jet ski. Shopping for non-essential items is also permitted while cafes and restaurants will open in June at the earliest.
* The Northern Territory has relaxed restrictions on parks, golf, fishing and swimming. Restaurants and bars are to reopen with a two-hour limit on May 15 followed later by bans on entertainment venues.
* Restrictions on funeral attendance and travel to regional areas will be the first major restrictions to be lifted in South Australia, which has already reopened playgrounds and skate parks.
* Tasmania will ease restrictions on aged care home visits next week and announce its road map towards releasing other social clamps on Friday.
* Victoria has no plans to lift restrictions until May 11 at the earliest.
* Queensland kindergarten, prep, grade 1 and year 11 and 12 students will return to classrooms full time from May 11 with schools expected to be fully operational by May 25.
* NSW students will start attending school in stages starting from May 11.
* Western Australia hopes all students will return to classes by May 11.
* Still open: supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, public transport, some schools, hairdressers, petrol stations, postal and freight services, bottle shops, newsagents, retail shops. Restaurants restricted to takeaway and delivery in most states.
* A Melbourne meat-processing facility at the epicentre of a growing cluster of coronavirus cases in Victoria recorded its first case more than a month ago.
* Supermarkets must increase payments to dairy farmers now suffering through the coronavirus crisis after enduring recent devastating natural disasters, the federal government says.
* Qantas has extended the suspension of domestic and trans-Tasman flights to the end of June, and international flights until the end of July.
* NRL clubs will resume group training on Wednesday after officially agreeing to an 80 per cent pay cut for the rest of the season.
* A-League soccer clubs are preparing for competition to re-start in August, despite no official word from Football Federation Australia.
* If COVID-19 cases continue to decline, the AFL season could resume end of June and without quarantine hubs the federal government says.
* Tennis' governing bodies have set up a $9.3 million fund to help players affected by the sport's shutdown.
* $4 billion a week is being shed from the economy under current restrictions.
* Treasury has estimated the economy will take a $50 billion hit in the June quarter.
* About one million people have lost their jobs during the pandemic, with Victoria the worst-hit state.
* Wages have dropped 8.2 per cent
* 18.5 per cent of Australians aged under 20 lost their jobs.
* Job advertisements suffered their largest ever fall in April - at 53 per cent - with 27 per cent of arts and recreation jobs lost and one in three accommodation and food sector jobs gone.
* Cases: at least 3,714,924
* Deaths: at least 257,301
* Recovered: at least 1,235,717
*Data current as at 0730 AEST May 6, taking in federal government and state/territory government updates.
© AAP 2020