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Battling new wave of virus, Australia puts city of Melbourne under lockdown

Seattle Times Tuesday, 7 July 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia – A new wave of coronavirus infections prompted officials to impose restrictions on some 5 million people in Australia’s second-largest city, illustrating the difficulty of conquering the pandemic even in a country that had enjoyed relative success in taming its toll. Authorities in Melbourne, the capital of Victoria state, said they would reinstate […]
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News video: Melbourne begins second stint of lockdown after coronavirus spike

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The entire Australian city of Melbourne and its surrounding area saw a return of lockdown measures on Thursday following a recent surge of coronavirus cases.About five million people living in the country's second-largest city were buckling down with more extreme and divisive measures for the next...

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