LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:
* Australia has recorded more than 2000 new local cases for the first time during the pandemic, with numbers in NSW set to peak next week.
* The federal government has announced it will contribute $5 million to researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne to find a new antibody treatment to fight the virus.
* Stay-at-home restrictions have lifted for much of the northeast and southwest of NSW, including the regional centres of Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay, Wagga Wagga and Albury.
* The Queensland government says no lockdown is needed yet as eight new cases emerge in the state, but the situation will be monitored closely over the next 48 hours.
* South Australia will make the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination available to all residents aged over 12 years, including those above 60.
AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:
* There have been 22,473,563 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Thursday, including 303,552 in the previous 24 hours.
* Of the total, 12,961,634 have been administered by the Commonwealth (an increase of 177,257 in the previous 24 hours).
* 9,511,929 have been administered by the states and territories, including 126,295 in the previous 24 hours.
* Nationwide, 66.9 per cent of people aged over 16 have received one vaccine dose while 41.9 per cent are fully vaccinated.
AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:
* Australia reported 2072 local cases on Saturday: 1599 in NSW, 450 in Victoria, 15 in the ACT and 8 in Queensland.
* There were also seven overseas-acquired cases reported, three in Queensland and four in NSW.
* The national death toll is 1084: Victoria 824, NSW 226, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 7, SA 4, ACT 3. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states).
GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:
* Cases: at least 223,811,000.
* Deaths: at least 4,616,000.
* Vaccine doses administered: at least 5,625,824,000.
Data current as at 1730 AEST on September 11, taking in federal and state/territory government updates and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre figures.
Australian Associated Press