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Australia Victoria expects stage four restrictions to be announced on Sunday

17:55  01 august  2020
17:55  01 august  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

Victoria records 471 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths, including four linked to aged care

  Victoria records 471 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths, including four linked to aged care Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announces 471 new coronavirus cases and eight further deaths, including four more deaths linked to aged care.The latest deaths include two men in their 60s, three men and two women in their 80s and one woman in her 90s.

A Victoria Police spokesperson said no-one in Victoria had been fined for breaching the restrictions as of Monday morning, but a number of On Sunday , the president of the Victorian branch of the Australian Medical Association, Julian Rait, said testing for coronavirus needed to increase to be in

What stage 4 restrictions in Victoria could look like. Victorians could be facing an even tougher On the weekend, Victoria announced younger students would not be returning to school and would But Victoria appears to be sticking to its suppression strategy. Premier Daniel Andrews was asked about

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Victoria is on the verge of the nation's toughest lockdown yet, as the number of new cases recorded each day continue at an elevated level.

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Victoria has now had new cases in the triple-digits for nine consecutive days as it enters its second week of a six-week stage three lockdown for All cultural, sporting and religious events were cancelled and trips for tourism purposes were to be “absolutely avoided”. How likely is a stage four lockdown?

No Stage 4 restrictions to be introduced in Victoria . Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews says "no announcements " will be made about possible stage four restrictions today, following mass speculation further lockdowns were on the horizon for Victoria .

An announcement on Stage Four restrictions, the highest since the coronavirus crisis first hit Australia, is expected tomorrow and would most likely come into effect early on Wednesday morning.

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Officials says dozens of the new infections can't be traced, prompting fears the virus is running rampant through the community.

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Coronavirus border closures relaxed for SA, WA, NT travellers, Tasmanian Premier says .
Tasmania will open its borders to travellers from South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory from August 7, Premier Peter Gutwein announces, warning that he "can't see Victoria being opened up to Tasmania any time in the near future"."In terms of relaxing border restrictions with the other states, unfortunately, due to the situation in Victoria, we will need to take a longer-term view … and I can't see Victoria being opened up to Tasmania any time in the near future," he said.

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