The Latest: Hard hit Australian state sees new cases drop

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s hard-hit Victoria state has recorded its lowest daily tally of COVID-19 cases in nine days while the state premier is expressing hope that it is the start of a downward trend.

Victoria on Wednesday reported 295 new cases and nine deaths, seven of which were in aged care homes which are...
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Published 1 week ago -  04:58
Why is Australia’s second biggest city back in coronavirus lockdown?
Metropolitan Melbourne returned to lockdown on 8 July after Victoria recorded 191 new cases of coronavirus since the start of the week, which was at the time the highest daily increase since the pandemic began. Guardian Australia’s Melissa Davey explains why the stage 3 stay-at-home orders were announced, how the latest lockdown has been met with a mixture of fury and acceptance, and whether this apparent second wave could have been avoided.

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