/ 08 June 2021

PM says ‘wrap it up’

PM Morrison has urged Victoria to end Melbourne’s COVID lockdown “as soon as possible”. The state yesterday recorded 11 new cases of community transmission taking the outbreak’s total to 81. Those reported yesterday are linked to other known cases. Yesterday, Morrison said he would like to see Victoria take a leaf out of NSW’s book and implement targeted lockdowns and restrictions if required. Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said he would consider limiting the lockdown to specific parts of the city, but the 300 exposure sites are “very broadly spread” across Melbourne. Still, Sutton said officials were still making decisions about ongoing restrictions on a “day-by-day” basis. So stay tuned…

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