August 12, 2020

Australia’s worst-hit state ‘flattening’ virus curve

Melbourne (AFP) – Australia’s worst-hit state of Victoria appears to be curbing a virus outbreak after a week of tougher restrictions, authorities said Wednesday, with new cases falling in recent days even as fatalities topped records.Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews announced 410 new cases and 21 fatalities — marking Australia’s deadliest day so far — but said the state “certainly” seemed to be flattening the curve.”If you look at the average over the last seven days, we are seeing (numbers) come down,” he told a press conference.The state has reported around or below 400 new daily cas…


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