Tag Archives: Daniel Andrews

Coronavirus Victoria: 73 new Covid-19 cases reported as 36 Melbourne suburbs return to lockdown | World news

Victoria reported 73 new Covid-19 cases overnight, with 10 hotspot postcodes to enter lockdown from midnight as the state tries to bring the cases under control. While there were 14 new cases announced in New South Wales overnight, all of those were in returned international travellers now in quarantine hotels. …

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Coronavirus in Victoria: Daniel Andrews considers suburban lockdowns as 49 new cases confirmed | World news

The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, says the state will consider potential stay-at-home orders and suburban lockdowns to contain several coronavirus clusters in Melbourne, after another 49 cases of coronavirus were detected on Saturday – the highest daily number since April. That contrasts with Western Australia which had one new case …

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Coronavirus Victoria: army to door-knock Melbourne hotspot suburbs to offer free Covid-19 testing | World news

More than 1,000 Australian defence force personnel will door-knock the two Victorian suburbs at the heart of the latest outbreak of Covid-19, with residents offered free testing, as 33 more cases of the virus were identified in the state overnight. On Thursday morning the premier, Daniel Andrews, said residents could …

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Spike in Victoria coronavirus cases ‘certain’ to result in ‘significant community transmission’ | Australia news

Premier Daniel Andrews has warned that Victorians can be “certain” there will be “some significant community transmission” of Covid-19 as a result of a spike in virus cases in the past week. On Tuesday Victoria recorded its seventh consecutive day of a double-digit increase in cases, with Andrews confirming 17 …

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Coronavirus Victoria: what we know about Melbourne’s Covid-19 outbreaks | World news

More than 1 million Victorians have been advised not to leave their suburbs by a national health committee and the state government is considering making the advice a legally enforceable restriction. On Sunday the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee advised against travel to and from the Hume, Brimbank, Moreland, Darebin, …

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Victoria reimposes coronavirus restrictions after highest number of new cases in months | Australia news

Victoria has reimposed tougher coronavirus restrictions with plans to open pubs, restaurants and other venues to more people pushed back to try to prevent a second wave of Covid-19, as everywhere else in Australia restrictions are eased. The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, said on Saturday the steps were necessary after …

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Jacinda Ardern promotes coronavirus ‘travel bubble’ between Australia and New Zealand | World news

New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, will join Australia’s national cabinet meeting on Tuesday to discuss approaches to managing the coronavirus, including the possible implementation of a trans-Tasman “travel bubble” between the two countries. The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, who has been in regular dialogue with other leaders during …

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After the coronavirus, Australia and the world can never be the same again | Katharine Murphy | World news

We are all off balance. From the moment I open my eyes in the morning, I feel the discomfiting sensation of being suspended between the set of propositions that existed before the pandemic and the set of propositions that exist now. I suspect everybody is encountering this out of kilter …

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