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The Australian state of Victoria introduced the country's first lockdown measures specifically targeted at local suburban areas after a spike in ...The Australian state of Victoria introduced the country's first lockdown measures specifically targeted at local suburban areas after a spike in ...

Melbourne imposes lockdown on about 320,000 people to stop COVID-19 spike - CNA

MELBOURNE: Hundreds of thousands of people across Melbourne’s north and west were ordered to stay at home on Tuesday as Australia’s second-biggest city struggled to contain a spike in Covid-19 coronavirus cases.

Melbourne under lockdown as Covid-19 cases surge | New Straits Times

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said on Wednesday morning the whole state could be shutdown if the localised lockdowns, which began at midnight, did not stop the spread of the virus.Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said on Wednesday morning the whole state could be shutdown if the localised lockdowns, which began at midnight, did not stop the spread of the virus.

Stay at home orders could return for ALL of Victoria if coronavirus cases continue to rise | Daily Mail Online

A monumental stuff-up in Victoria’s hotel quarantine system has been a major factor in the state’s rapid increase in cases.A monumental stuff-up in Victoria’s hotel quarantine system has been a major factor in the state’s rapid increase in cases.

Hotel quarantine: Major breach that led to Victoria being cut off

Hundreds of international travellers scheduled to return to Melbourne to undergo a compulsory two-week hotel lockdown will be diverted away from Victoria.Hundreds of international travellers scheduled to return to Melbourne to undergo a compulsory two-week hotel lockdown will be diverted away from Victoria.

Daniel Andrews has announced a formal investigation into Victoria’s hotel quarantine process, which has emerged as a “significant” contributor to the state’s spike in COVID-…

Premier launches formal inquiry into Victoria’s hotel quarantine problem – 3AW

SYDNEY, June 30 — The Australian state of Victoria introduced the country's first lockdown measures specifically targeted at local suburban areas after a spike in coronavirus cases in Melbourne, the nation's second largest city. The new curbs come even as two other Australian states looked to...SYDNEY, June 30 — The Australian state of Victoria introduced the country's first lockdown measures specifically targeted at local suburban areas after a spike in coronavirus cases in Melbourne, the nation's second largest city. The new curbs come even as two other Australian states looked to...

Australia's Victoria state introduces suburban lockdowns to curb new outbreaks | World | Malay Mail

All flights to Melbourne to be diverted to other cities for two weeksAll flights to Melbourne to be diverted to other cities for two weeks

Australian state imposes 4-week lockdown on hotspot suburbs | Oceania – Gulf News

Victoria records 64 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday when compared to 75 news infections reported on Monday. The double-digit increases in the number of Victoria records 64 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday when compared to 75 news infections reported on Monday. The double-digit increases in the number of

Coronavirus update: Victoria reports 64 new infections, Queensland shuts its border

The Victorian spike serves as a reminder that we are still very much in a pandemic. We need to come to terms with the fact we will need follow the basics of infection control for some time.The Victorian spike serves as a reminder that we are still very much in a pandemic. We need to come to terms with the fact we will need follow the basics of infection control for some time.

These 10 postcodes are back in Stage 3 coronavirus lockdown. Here's what that means

These 10 postcodes are back in Stage 3 coronavirus lockdown. Here's what that means

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Read more about Spike in Covid-19 cases in Australia's Victoria stalls sports' restart on Business Standard. Queensland issued new directives that force sporting teams based in the state into a 14-day quarantine should they play a club based in Melbourne, which is the capital of VictoriaQueensland issued new directives that force sporting teams based in the state into a 14-day quarantine should they play a club based in Melbourne, which is the capital of Victoria

Spike in Covid-19 cases in Australia's Victoria stalls sports' restart | Business Standard News

Authorities on Tuesday ordered the lockdown of 36 suburbs in Australia's second biggest city Melbourne in an attempt to stop a spike in coronavius cases, a dramatic departure from the relaxation of restrictions elsewhere in the country.Authorities on Tuesday ordered the lockdown of 36 suburbs in Australia's second biggest city Melbourne in an attempt to stop a spike in coronavius cases, a dramatic departure from the relaxation of restrictions elsewhere in the country.

Australia's second largest city orders 36 suburbs locked down to stop virus spike - Reuters

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has raised the prospect of fines for people refusing to get coronavirus tests as Melbourne grapples with an outbreak, but Premier Daniel Andrews says people will not be forced to take tests. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has raised the prospect of fines for people refusing to get coronavirus tests as Melbourne grapples with an outbreak, but Premier...

People refusing to get tested in Melbourne's hotspot suburbs could face fines, Scott Morrison warns | SBS News

Melbourne Airport pulls down the shutters to all arriving international passenger flights until mid-July.Melbourne Airport pulls down the shutters to all arriving international passenger flights until mid-July.

Melbourne cancels all international flights until July 15 - Executive Traveller

Australian state of Victoria is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases.Australian state of Victoria is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases.

The South Australian government has thrown another spanner in the works for the AFL after he announced teams coming into the state from Victoria would be required to isolate for 14 days.The South Australian government has thrown another spanner in the works for the AFL after he announced teams coming into the state from Victoria would be required to isolate for 14 days.

AFL South Australia adds to AFL headaches with border news

Greetings. And solidarity to our Victorian comrades who live in one of those suburbs consigned to coronavirus lockdown once again. We will persevere.Greetings. And solidarity to our Victorian comrades who live in one of those suburbs consigned to coronavirus lockdown once again. We will persevere.

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia | Business Insider

Ten post code areas across Melbourne are being put into enforced lockdown, in a dramatic scaling up after days of efforts to contain a still burgeoning COVID-19 outbreak.Ten post code areas across Melbourne are being put into enforced lockdown, in a dramatic scaling up after days of efforts to contain a still burgeoning COVID-19 outbreak.

Some Melbourne residents forced to stay home for four weeks - PM - ABC Radio

Coronavirus hotspots in Melbourne’s inner north and west will be put into lockdown in an effort to contain an outbreak of the deadly disease in the...

Victoria virus hotspots put into lockdown | Otago Daily Times Online News

NSW has elimination – not just containment – of the virus within sight. It can't afford to put that at risk.NSW has elimination – not just containment – of the virus within sight. It can't afford to put that at risk.

The Victorian Premier has lost ground as his state fights a spike in coronavirus cases, while his Queensland counterpart's rating has improved.The Victorian Premier has lost ground as his state fights a spike in coronavirus cases, while his Queensland counterpart's rating has improved.

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Yeh, I have been locked down again. I’m not happy about it. My suburb has no virus and is on the distant periphery of the breakout zone while other suburbs much closer are not locked down because the useless Manchurian Dan used postcodes instead of suburbs to demarcate the quarantine. But that’s OK. I’ll take

A message from inside Melbourne's new quarantine zone - MacroBusiness

People who refuse to be tested for coronavirus could risk possible fines, the Prime Minister has suggested.

Coronavirus Australia: Possible fines for people who refuse COVID-19 testing as PM says 'lessons' can be learnt from Victoria's surge

In my previous post I highlighted screenshots from our real-time, global COVID-19 infection/fatality tracking-system that demonstrated that Victoria had never flattened its curve, and had chronically underperformed other Australian states in terms of its COVID-19 containment efficacies. I have reproduced a couple of those screenshots for your benefit immediately below....In my previous post I highlighted screenshots from our real-time, global COVID-19 infection/fatality tracking-system that demonstrated that Victoria had never flattened its curve, and had chronically underperformed other Australian states in terms of its COVID-19 containment efficacies. I have reproduced a couple of those screenshots for your benefit immediately below....

Victorian COVID-19 testing may be part of the problem... - Christopher Joye | Livewire

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HUNDREDS of thousands of people in one of Australia’s largest cities are being ordered back into lockdown after it was rocked by a second wave of coronavirus. Melbourne has re-imposed stay-at…

Coronavirus second wave in Australia forces roadblocks and ‘stay at home’ orders in glimpse of what awaits Britain

Victorian clubs could play in SA after quarantining in another state, while Queensland brings in 14-day restrictionsVictorian clubs could play in SA after quarantining in another state, while Queensland brings in 14-day restrictions

Door ajar for Vic clubs to play in SA, Qld tightens rules

On-the-spot fines for anyone trying to leave their home for non-essential reasons in 10 Melbourne postcodes.On-the-spot fines for anyone trying to leave their home for non-essential reasons in 10 Melbourne postcodes.

Coronavirus: Melbourne suburbs enter new four-week lockdown | The Canberra Times | Canberra, ACT

Albury residents can book a Gold Coast get-away from July 10, but not Wodonga residentsAlbury residents can book a Gold Coast get-away from July 10, but not Wodonga residents

COVID-19: Victorian hotspot suburbs back in lockdown for four weeks as North-East dodges return to tough restrictions | The Border Mail | Wodonga, VIC

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From midnight on Wednesday the first suburb-specific stay-home order will be imposed on some 320,000 people, the Victorian state Premier Daniel Andrews told a news conference on Tuesday. From midnight on Wednesday the first suburb-specific stay-home order will be imposed on some 320,000 people, the Victorian state Premier Daniel Andrews told a news conference on Tuesday.

Australia: Second largest city orders 36 suburbs locked down to stop virus spike

Melbourne is closed to international arrivals and 10 areas are being locked down. Melbourne is closed to international arrivals and 10 areas are being locked down.

Air NZ scraps Auckland-Melbourne flights for two weeks due to Covid-19 spike | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

The Australian state of Victoria has banned all international flights for 14 days over COVID-91 spike fears. Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews has requested all flights to Melbourne be diverted for the next fortnight as the state battles to get to grips with an apparent second spike of coronavirus cases according to Australian Aviation. According to […]

Victoria bans all international flights for 14 days - Airline Ratings

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South Australian Minister for Sport Corey Wingard has explained how Victorian teams could play in his state.South Australian Minister for Sport Corey Wingard has explained how Victorian teams could play in his state.

How Victorian teams could potentially still play in South Australia

Lockdowns are being reintroduced and visitor quarantine measures toughened as Australia’s second-largest city mounts a desperate effort to contain a resurgence of coronavirus.Police will swarm theLockdowns are being reintroduced and visitor quarantine measures toughened as Australia’s second-largest city mounts a desperate effort to contain a resurgence of coronavirus.Police will swarm the

Victoria's coronavirus hot spots are going back into lockdown and international flights will be diverted in a desperate bid to contain a second wave of the de...Victoria's coronavirus hot spots are going back into lockdown and international flights will be diverted in a desperate bid to contain a second wave of the de...

Victoria virus hot spots put into lockdown | The Young Witness | Young, NSW

The premier of the state of Victoria said people were still not taking the virus seriously enoughThe premier of the state of Victoria said people were still not taking the virus seriously enough

Melbourne launches ambitious plan to lock down 10 suburbs 

Australia saw its highest new coronavirus caseload on Monday since mid-April, with 85 cases, officials recently announced.Australia saw its highest new coronavirus caseload on Monday since mid-April, with 85 cases, officials recently announced.

South Australia is becoming more comfortable about lifting border restrictions with NSW and the ACT, Premier Steven Marshall says. The state government has sc...South Australia is becoming more comfortable about lifting border restrictions with NSW and the ACT, Premier Steven Marshall says. The state government has sc...

SA may lift NSW and ACT border rules | The Times | Victor Harbor, SA

Another 73 Victorians have been infected with COVID-19 as the state considers locking down more than just 10 postcodes. Of the new cases, three are from hAnother 73 Victorians have been infected with COVID-19 as the state considers locking down more than just 10 postcodes. Of the new cases, three are from h

73 new cases of Covid-19 in Victoria as entire state faces lockdown