city Victoria: Last News

Deputy Chief Medical Officer interview on ABC Radio National Drive on 6 July 2020

ZOE DANIEL: As you heard, authorities in Victoria are tonight attempting to contain a deepening crisis as coronavirus infections continue to grow. 127 new cases were confirmed overnight; the state's highest one-day increase since the pandemic began.

A man in his 90s died from the virus yesterday, and another man in his 60s died this morning. Residents in nine public housing towers in Flemington, Kensington, and North Melbourne have been warned that the five-day hard lockdown imposed yesterday could be extended.

And authorities have made the dramatic decision to close the border between Victoria and New South Wales from midnight tomorrow night. But New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian says the border will close to people in Melbourne

. Communicable diseases Emergency health management Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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city Victoria: Main News

KARL STEFANOVIC: Well, we now have the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd. Professor, thank you for your time again on whatever TV people are watching at home.
KARL STEFANOVIC:  Well, a huge day as we know in the nation's fight against COVID-19. The border between New South Wales and Victoria being sealed off at midnight as Melbourne records its darkest day since the pandemic began.ALLISON LANGDON: Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth joins us now in Canberra.

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