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Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports three more deaths and 363 new cases as masks made mandatory in Melbourne | World news

[ad_1] Victoria has recorded 363 new Covid-19 cases and three more people have died as premier Daniel Andrews announced face masks will be made mandatory across Melbourne as the state attempts to control a second-wave outbreak of the virus. Meanwhile New South Wales has seen its highest increase for three …

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Victoria reports 238 new coronavirus cases and one death as NSW Crossroads cluster worsens | Australia news

[ad_1] Victoria has recorded 238 new cases of Covid-19 and the death of a woman in her 90s and New South Wales has recorded 13 new cases, including 10 linked to the Crossroads hotel cluster in south-west Sydney which has now affected 34 people. Victoria’s deputy police commissioner, Rick Nugent, …

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Coronavirus Victoria: state records 77 new cases as Covid-19 cluster emerges in Melbourne’s north | World news

[ad_1] Victoria has recorded its fourth day of high yet stable Covid-19 numbers, with 77 new cases overnight, as a large cluster of at least 20 people emerged in Melbourne’s north. The Victorian chief health officer, Brett Sutton, said despite numbers appearing to plateau he was still concerned. “I get …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Coronavirus Victoria: 74 locally acquired cases recorded in highest daily increase | World news

[ad_1] Victoria has recorded its highest daily jump in locally acquired Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began, with 75 people testing positive and only one confirmed to be a returned international traveller. “I think it will get worse before it gets better,” the state’s chief health officer, Brett Sutton, said. …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Coronavirus Victoria: Woolworths reintroduces purchase limits as military called in to help | World news

[ad_1] Victoria has reintroduced limits on purchases in supermarkets and has called in the military as a spike in Covid-19 cases over the past week has placed renewed pressure on testing facilities and sparked a rush on supermarkets for supplies. A Victorian government spokeswoman confirmed state officials had asked the …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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