SIX new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in Victoria on Sunday, all confined to hotel quarantine.
It comes as Australia fights to keep a more infectious, strain of COVID-19 at bay.
Victoria, NSW and the Northern Territory all revealed cases of the mutant strain from the United Kingdom in hotel quarantine on Saturday.
National cabinet has adopted several new measures to protect Australia against the strain, now spreading around the world.
These include pre-flight testing of returning Australians, mandatory masks on domestic and international flights and a limit on international arrivals to certain states.
A total 23,412 COVID-19 test results were received by the Department of Health and Human Services to Sunday.
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