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Australia's Victoria declares disaster, sets curfew to curb COVID-19


Australia's Victoria state declared a disaster on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne as part of its harshest movement restrictions to date to contain a resurgent COVID19.

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  • Last Updated: August 2, 2020, 12:08 PM IST

MELBOURNE Australia’s Victoria state declared a disaster on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne as part of its harshest movement restrictions to date to contain a resurgent COVID-19.

Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is already under a reimposed six-week stay-home order but struggling to rein in the disease, with record numbers of infections ...


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