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    Vic COVID slow down to hit food supply

    Australia could face some food shortages due to Victoria's stage four coronavirus restrictions. Large swathes of manufacturing will have to close under the lockdown measures taking effect from…
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    Infected Qld man was a security contractor

    A man claiming diplomatic status who returned to Queensland and was subsequently diagnosed with COVID-19 was a security contractor, reinforcing the state government's call for a review of travel…
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    Two Sydney schools closed due to COVID

    A high school and primary school in south-western Sydney are closed due after three students were diagnosed with COVID-19. Bonnyrigg High School and Greenway Park Public School are both closed on…
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    Retail hit hard amid Vic virus measures

    Melbourne's retail sector will take a hammering as the government confirms a widespread business shutdown to curt the coronavirus outbreak. The three-tiered system was announced on Monday as Victoria…
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    Vic Stage 4 business closures, changes

    STAGE FOUR BUSINESS CLOSURES AND CHANGES FOR MELBOURNE OPEN FOR ON-SITE WORK WITH COVID SAFE PLAN: * Supermarkets and grocery stores including liquor shops * Fuel retailers * Pharmacies * Post…
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    State of disaster for virus-hit Victoria

    A state of disaster has been declared in Victoria as the state tightens COVID-19 restrictions and implements a nightly curfew in Melbourne. Premier Daniel Andrews warned that from 6pm on Sunday…
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    One in four not isolating, 627 Vic cases -selected

    An alarming number of Victorians who have tested positive for coronavirus are not staying home, with more than 100 referred to police, as the state recorded 627 more cases and another eight deaths.…
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    Medical experts explore NZ lockdown in Vic -selected

    Medical experts are weighing up harsh New Zealand-style restrictions to combat the Victorian coronavirus outbreak, which is fuelling a rising national death toll. Eight more people have died from the…
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    Vic records 627 COVID cases, eight deaths -selected

    Victoria has recorded 627 more COVID-19 cases and another eight people have died. Premier Daniel Andrews on Friday said the latest fatalities were two men in their 50s, two men aged in their 70s,…
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    Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston had COVID -selected

    Brian Cranston in the press room during the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Press Room at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(AAP Image/Graylock.com)…
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    Aged care workers to get pandemic leave -selected

    Casual aged care workers will be eligible for paid pandemic leave after a Fair Work Commission decision to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The variations will take effect from Wednesday and…
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    Hope virus has reached its peak in Vic -selected

    Victoria's second coronavirus wave could be close to its peak, but it may take months before case numbers return to single digits. Modelling by health authorities suggests Monday's record 532 new…
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    Vic records six deaths, 300 COVID-19 cases

    A record six Victorians have died from coronavirus, as the state clocks another 300 new cases as hundreds more flout restrictions. Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed on Friday the deaths were all…
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    Coronavirus cluster emerges on South Coast

    NSW Health is investigating a fresh coronavirus cluster on the South Coast. Six people who dined at the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club have tested positive for Covid-19 taking the total number of cases…
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    Coronavirus cases visit Batemans Bay and Albion Park Rail

    There's been another 15 cases of coronavirus found in NSW. Dr Jermey Mcanulty the NSW Deputy Chief Health Officer says it's been revealed two carriers visited Batemans Bay and Albion Park Rail and is…
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    US coronavirus cases exceed 3 million

    After shattering a daily record this week and recording more than 60,000 new coronavirus cases, the United States has now passed the 3 million mark in the total tally since the start of the…
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    Melburnians start stay-at-home lockdown

    Melburnians are back in stay-at-home lockdown for six weeks in a bid to contain a second wave of coronavirus cases in the state. Residents in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, north of the…
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    Vic does more than one million virus tests

    VICTORIA'S LATEST CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS: AS OF JULY 8: * 134 new cases * Total of number of cases now 2942 * 11 new cases are linked to outbreaks * 123 are under investigation * 75 infections in total…
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    Melbourne returns to lockdown for 6 weeks

    Melbourne has been ordered back into lockdown after the state was hit with a record 191 new cases of coronavirus. Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday confirmed people in metropolitan Melbourne and…
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    Victoria records 191 new COVID-19 cases

    Victoria has recorded 191 new cases of coronavirus, as the state prepares for the closure of its border with NSW. It is the highest number of new diagnoses in the state since the start of the…