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Victorian health official urges people to ‘call out’ friends with Covid symptoms who haven’t had a test

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
Victoria’s Covid-19 testing commander, Jeroen Weimar, made the call after revealing details of a new mystery case of the disease – a man from Melbourne who tested positive on Friday afternoon ... Melbourne’s mask rule. is there evidence Covid spreads outdoors and how does it occur?.
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Victoria state in Australia set to further ease curbs as cases fall

Straits Times 13 Jun 2021
"My expectation is by later in the week, we will be in a position to announce further easing of restrictions for regional Victoria and for metropolitan Melbourne," said Mr Merlino ... Under existing curbs, Melbourne residents can travel only up to 25km from home while outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
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Australia's Victoria state expects further easing of COVID-19 curbs

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jun 2021
People wake up to the first day of eased COVID-19 restrictions following an extended lockdown in Melbourne ... for metropolitan Melbourne," Merlino said ... Under existing curbs, Melbourne residents can only travel up to 25 kilometres (15.5 miles) from home while outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
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Australia’s Victoria state expects further easing of COVID-19 curbs

Metro USA 13 Jun 2021
“My expectation is by later in the week, we will be in a position to announce further easing of restrictions for regional Victoria and … for metropolitan Melbourne,” Merlino said ... Under existing curbs, Melbourne residents can only travel up to 25 kilometres (15.5 miles) from home while outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
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Australia's Victoria state expects to further ease Covid-19 curbs

Hindustan Times 13 Jun 2021
"My expectation is by later in the week, we will be in a position to announce further easing of restrictions for regional Victoria and for metropolitan Melbourne," Merlino said ... Under existing curbs, Melbourne residents can only travel up to 25 kilometres (15.5 miles) from home while outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
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Melbourne’s mask rule: is there evidence Covid spreads outdoors and how does it occur?

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
Prof Catherine Bennett, the chair of epidemiology at Deakin University, said while there may be an argument for masks in areas of community transmission such as Epping, Craigieburn and Port Melbourne, “the risk outdoors beyond those areas is so low now that masks are unlikely to add anything outdoors”.
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British scientists develop ceiling-mounted ‘Covid alarm’ that detects infections

The Irish Times 13 Jun 2021
The police-operated drones carry cameras and broadcast messages to people venturing outdoors that they and others are best protected by staying inside ... for metropolitan Melbourne,” Mr Merlino said. Under existing curbs, Melbourne residents can only travel up to 25km from home while outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people.
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Covid Victoria restrictions explained: new coronavirus rules for regional Vic as Melbourne lockdown ends

The Observer 11 Jun 2021
Victoria has announced an easing of restrictions in Melbourne after its 14 day “circuit-breaker” lockdown. The following rules apply in greater Melbourne and regional Victoria ... People in Melbourne and regional Victoria can leave home for any reason ... People in Melbourne must stay within a 25km radius of home.
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Trans-tasman bubble pause extended for 7 days after Victoria outbreak

NewstalkZB 10 Jun 2021
There are now 93 cases associated with the outbreak in greater Melbourne, spread over four clusters ... As a result, Victorian authorities have made a minor change to the easing of restrictions across Melbourne tonight, with masks continuing to be required to be worn outdoors.
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Victoria Covid update: masks to remain mandatory outdoors in Melbourne after four new Covid cases detected

The Guardian 10 Jun 2021
The husband of a woman who travelled from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast via NSW also tests positive to coronavirus in Queensland Qld ...
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Morning mail: G7 talks to begin, Melbourne lockdown lifts, Brisbane Olympic bid

The Guardian 10 Jun 2021
Melbourne’s lockdown will end today, but residents will still need to mask-up outdoors as the state recorded another four new locally acquired cases of Covid.
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Melbourne to exit lockdown on Friday but restrictions remain

The Daily Telegraph Australia 09 Jun 2021
From 11.59pm on Thursday Melbourne will move to most of the settings regional Victoria is currently under with Acting Premier James Merlino flagging the next easing of restriction on June 17. “For Melbourne, that means the five reasons to leave home will no longer apply in metropolitan Melbourne.
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Path out of lockdown: Shops, schools and restaurants across Victoria will finally be allowed to ...

The Daily Mail 09 Jun 2021
Acting Premier James Merlino on Wednesday said metropolitan Melbourne will move to 'most of the same settings' currently in place across regional Victoria ... Travel into regional Victoria and visitors Melbourne homes still aren't allowed, however outdoor gatherings will be increased to a maximum of 10 people.
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Australians try to fathom why state of Victoria has fared worst with Covid-19

Straits Times 09 Jun 2021
Victoria's state government on Wednesday (June 9) announced that the lockdown in the capital, Melbourne, will be eased from Friday but residents will be barred from visiting other homes and must limit outdoor gatherings to 10 people ... But others have questioned whether Melbourne's demographics or culture have affected its outbreaks.
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Lockdown after lockdown takes a heavy toll on Victoria's economy

Straits Times 09 Jun 2021
... the lockdown in the capital, Melbourne, will be eased from tomorrow but residents are barred from visiting other homes and must limit outdoor gatherings to 10 people.
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