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Concern for vulnerable residents in Melbourne public housing towers in 'hard lockdown' as coronavirus spreads

Credit: SBS- Published on July 4, 2020
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the concern is that the "virus can spread like wildfire" in large apartment blocks that have now emerged as new clusters in the state, with concern mounting for vulnerable residents.
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Published on July 5, 2020 -  06:25
Melbourne: Thousands in public housing towers asked to lock down
New coronavirus cases discovered in Australian city, as thousands of public housing residents are ordered to stay at home.

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Daniel Andrews

Australian politician, Premier of Victoria
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is being held now via live stream. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is giving evidence as well as other..
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Another 19 people have died of coronavirus in Victoria, marking Australia's deadliest day since the pandemic began. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and state..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday that the state has recorded 394 new coronavirus cases and 17 deaths - the deadliest day of the pandemic in..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday that the state has recorded 394 new coronavirus cases and 17 deaths - the deadliest day of the pandemic in..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday that the state has recorded 394 new coronavirus cases and 17 deaths - the deadliest day of the pandemic in..
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Melbourne

City in Victoria, Australia
An aged care resident in Melbourne has told the Royal Commission she has skipped medical appointments to avoid going into stricter lockdown, while the hearing is..
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An aged care resident in Melbourne has told the royal commission she has skipped medical appointments to avoid going into stricter lockdown.
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It's believed the man was from New Zealand and had been in detention for about four years.
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With Melbourne residents ordered to cover their faces due to a surge in coronavirus cases, and others are advised to, small businesses are working around the..
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A further 107 mystery cases have also been added to the state's tally of community transmission, Premier Daniel Andrews said on Thursday.
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Victoria (Australia)

State in Australia
A new COVID-19 advertisement campaign has been launched by The Department of Health and Human Services Victoria. Two of the ads feature young Victorians who have..
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