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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Victoria declares disaster, sets curfew to curb Covid-19

The sweeping new restrictions will be in place for six weeks to rein in record numbers of infections

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Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews: "We have no choice but to make these decisions and to push on. This is the only option we have."

Melbourne

AUSTRALIA'S second-most populous state of Victoria declared a state of disaster on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne as part of its harshest movement restrictions to date to contain a resurgent Covid-19.

Melbourne, Australia's second-largest...

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