Australia's latest coronavirus deaths include two more passengers from the Ruby Princess cruise ship. That brings the total number of deaths from the vessel to 14.

The ill-fated ship, which docked in Sydney in March and was allowed to let thousands of passengers depart despite reports of COVID-19 symptoms on board.

The ship is responsible for more than 600 coronavirus cases across the country and NSW police have launched a criminal probe into whether the operator downplayed potential cases before passengers were let off.

The criminal investigation into the Ruby Princess debacle is ramping up, but it hasn't eased the public pressure on NSW Premier.

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