Australia’s death toll passes 400; NSW premier apologises for Ruby Princess mistakes, as Sydney Girls high school closes for cleaning after student tests positive. This blog is now closed

That’s where I’ll leave you for now. Amy Remeikis will be back tomorrow morning. Thanks for reading (and bearing with me on my blog debut), and good night.

Here’s what we learned today:

The first day of hearings in Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry has wrapped up.

The inquiry heard that a mandatory training module on Covid-19 for private security personnel working in hotel quarantine appeared designed for the general public, contained no advice on personal protective equipment and gave “confusing” and “clearly misleading” advice about mask use, my colleague Josh Taylor reports.

Related: Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry: Covid training for security gave ‘misleading’ advice

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