July 31, 2020

Major Australian city in virus ‘limbo’ as outbreak rages

Melbourne (AFP) – Australian officials were eyeing tighter restrictions in the nation’s second-biggest city Friday as hundreds more coronavirus cases were recorded despite more than three weeks in lockdown.As greater Melbourne passed the halfway point of a lockdown initially intended to last six weeks, Premier Daniel Andrews said the state would be stuck in “limbo” unless it could cut the infection rate.”We’ve stopped it from getting completely out of control… but we haven’t been able to suppress it sufficiently,” Andrews told media in Melbourne.Without a drop in infections, there was an “ab…

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