Victoria has recorded 22 new local coronavirus cases on the sixth day of its extended statewide lockdown.
Almost a third of Victoria’s locally-acquired coronavirus cases can be traced back to a sports fan who attended an AFL match, a Euro 2020 viewing party and the rugby while unknowingly infectious.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has attacked his political opponents for spreading “vile” rumours about the nature of his fall on his first day back in the top job.
Melburnians have been warned not to expect a “snap back” to relaxed coronavirus restrictions when the lockdown ends.
Alarm is rising among Victorian health officials battling to contain the state’s latest COVID-19 outbreak over how quickly the virus is spreading from “stranger to stranger” after only the most fleeting contact.
Victoria has recorded three new locally acquired coronavirus cases overnight, as hopes of emerging from the state’s seven-day lockdown on time are starting to fade.