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Cases surge in Victoria despite Melbourne lockdown

Australia’s virus-hit state of Victoria has reported its worst death toll and case rise – prompting fears that a six-week lockdown of state capital Melbourne is not working. The state confirmed 13 new deaths and 723 new cases on Thursday – a 36% jump on the case record set on Monday. There are fears now […]

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Australia's Victoria risks longer lockdown as coronavirus surges

State premier warns lockdown might have to be extended, as Victoria posts highest number of cases since outbreak began. Australia’s Victoria state on Monday reported the country’s highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases, prompting the authorities to warn that a six-week lockdown might have to be extended if people continued to go to work while […]