Australia is about to see an explosion in case numbers - it is, sadly, a textbook case of the dangers of a slow response to COVID-19. Flip, flop, flap is not effective. The chart below shows case numbers from the first day with >100 cases for a handful of countries. Australia continues to track Belgium and with a lockdown only just beginning to be introduced, ongoing exponential growth is likely - expect case numbers roughly to triple in the next week.
Meanwhile lockdowns are having a positive impact in other countries - see our full summary here.