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Melbourne eases restrictions after second day of zero Covid-19 cases

City preparing for Tuesday midnight reopening after many months in lockdown

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Restrictions on travel between Melbourne and regional parts of the state will be lifted from Nov 8, with a 25km travel radius for city residents set to be removed the same day.

Melbourne

MELBOURNE on Tuesday achieved what elated residents called the "double donut" - two consecutive days of no new coronavirus cases - as bars in Australia's second city readied for a midnight reopening after a gruelling months-long lockdown.

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