Victoria's new coronavirus cases are falling "a little faster" than expected, Premier Daniel Andrews has said, adding that he would be working "into the evening" to determine what steps out of lockdown will be taken on Sunday.
- by Paul Sakkal and Ashleigh McMillan
Leading clinicians are warning that more needs to be done to lower the number of preventable misdiagnoses, leading in some cases to harm and even death.
- by Stuart Layt
NSW Health has issued alerts for multiple venues in western Sydney and the South Coast, while investigations are under way after a Concord Hospital worker who cared for COVID-19 patients tested positive.
- by Michaela Whitbourn and Georgina Mitchell
Researchers say steroid tablets are being overprescribed, raising the risk of long-term side-effects for patients including diabetes and osteoporosis.
- by Stuart Layt
The 41 additional cases come as Victoria prepares for changes to Stage Four lock down on Monday, including an extended curfew for metropolitan Melbourne.
- by Ashleigh McMillan
A series of mistakes led to the death of her beloved father in a country hospital system found sadly lacking.
- by Liz Hayes
A doctor who raised the alarm over unchecked test results at Dubbo Base Hospital was sacked for being "unsupportive" of colleagues.
- by Carrie Fellner
Do you know your asymptomatic from your presymptomatic carriers? Prefer to say SARS-CoV-2 to coronavirus? Here's a quick guide to "covidese".
- by Sherryn Groch
Jane Goodfellow has the ultimate selective hearing. The mother-of-two from Kallaroo can choose to be deaf or hearing whenever she wants. She is the recipient of two cochlear implants.
- by Lauren Pilat
Pharmacy groups and the AMAQ have concerns about a trial of COVID-19 testing in pharmacies, but the state government says it's nothing to worry about.
- by Stuart Layt and Matt Dennien
"It is difficult, trying to keep up with a dead legend," says Cam Hollows. "People still ask me if I want to be a eye doctor, and I can't think of anything more boring."
- by Julie Power