August 2, 2020

Virus curfew imposed on Australia’s second-biggest city

Melbourne (AFP) – Australia on Sunday introduced sweeping new measures to control a growing coronavirus outbreak in its second-biggest city, including an overnight curfew and a ban on weddings for the first time during the pandemic.Despite a lockdown that began in early July, Melbourne has continued to report hundreds of new cases daily, and authorities said the city’s residents would now face a curfew from 8 pm to 5 am for the next six weeks.Declaring a “state of disaster” on Sunday, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said the state capital would move to Stage 4 restrictions until September 13 g…

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