Communicable diseases: 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

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Communicable diseases: Main News

TRACY GRIMSHAW: Today, Victoria saw 127 new cases of coronavirus infection, the highest since the pandemic started. Is this a second wave yet?PROFESSOR MICHAEL KIDD: What we're certainly seeing in Victoria is a secondary significant surge in infections.
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.

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