Australia has recorded 502 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, the single largest daily number of cases since the pandemic began.
- Australia has surpassed the previous record for daily coronavirus cases, which was set in March
- More than 2,400 people have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week
- Health authorities are pleading with people to follow rules aimed at slowing the spread of the virus
The previous highest number reported in a single …