Coronavirus live news: France rules out new lockdown as Victoria records 37 more cases

Cases continue to surge in western Europe; Australian sees one of its lowest totals for months; Brazil deaths climb past 130,000. Follow all the developments

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The chairman of St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Melbourne, has stood down this morning.

On Friday, the Greek Orthodox Church, who operate the home, announced that chairman Konstantinos Kontis had resigned, but would remain on the St Basil’s board.

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Also today in Victoria, Melbourne is bracing itself for more anti-lockdown protests, after 17 people were arrested last week.

A “freedom walk” is planned for 11am today in the city, as well as other protests, despite the stern warnings of police and the state’s premier, Daniel Andrews.

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