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Australia's Victoria to take longer than current lockdown period to slow virus

Victoria on Sunday suffered its deadliest day since the pandemic began after reporting 10 deaths, mostly at aged-care facilities, as well as 459 new cases, its second-highest daily increase.

[SYDNEY] Australia's second-most populous state of Victoria will take longer than the current six-week lockdown period to stem the spread of the coronavirus, authorities said on Monday, as the country battles to contain a second wave of the virus.

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