Melbourne stage 4 coronavirus lockdown extended for two weeks

Victoria premier Daniel Andrews says existing restrictions with minor changes will remain in place until 28 September

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  • Victoria’s premier has apologised for having to extend tough lockdown conditions in Melbourne for six more weeks as Australia’s second largest city works to contain the second wave of Covid-19 cases that has caused 646 deaths to date.

    Stage-four restrictions in Melbourne, which include a night-time curfew, will be extended for two weeks to 28 September, with Daniel Andrews declaring: “We can’t run out of lockdown.” The curfew, travel limits and other elements of stage four will remain in place until 26 October.

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