Melbourne disaster is calling out state

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TOP NEWS: Melbourne disaster is calling out state

In Australia’s second-largest city Melbourne has been announced due to the Corona pandemic, a nighttime curfew. The head of the government of the Federal state of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, said to journalists that the curfew would begin from Sunday every night at 20.00 (local time). It was until 5.00 am the following day. There are exceptions for people who drive to work or home, or the care of someone else.

Inhabitants of Melbourne are only allowed to shop once a day and not more than an hour outside of sports – and the only in the radius of five kilometers of your home. "These are great steps, but they are notwendig", Andrews said. In the metropolis of Melbourne strict restrictions have been in place for weeks. Andrews said the disaster state, which the police and other authorities will receive additional powers.

The particularly hard by the Corona pandemic affected the state of Victoria had reported on Thursday the highest number of new infections since the beginning of the crisis. Within 24 hours, of 723 cases were added. On Sunday, Andrews reported 671 new cases within a day. Victoria has around 6.7 million inhabitants. AAPIMAGE

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