Friday, Oct 30, 2020 | Last Update : 04:49 AM IST

Melbourne lockdown

Australia reports no COVID-19 deaths for third day, hotspot faces longer lockdown

Neighbouring New Zealand reported four new cases on Saturday, all returned travelers in quarantine

10 Oct 2020 3:40 PM

Australia's Victoria reports lowest COVID-19 cases since June

Residents in the state can now have outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people, and cafes will be able to seat up to 50 people outside

17 Sep 2020 10:43 AM

Melbourne will remain in lockdown until at least October 26

Scuffles between protesters and police resulted in more than 160 fines for contravening lockdown measures or not wearing a mask

06 Sep 2020 11:22 AM

Australia's Victoria sees 'stabilisation' in new coronavirus cases

Cases with unknown sources of infection, referred to as 'mystery cases' still continue to be a concern

08 Aug 2020 3:24 PM

Australia's virus cases soar despite month-long lockdown

The virus has spread rapidly through nursing homes in Melbourne, with almost 1,500 active infections now linked to the facilities

05 Aug 2020 11:33 AM

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Australia announces paid pandemic leave for those required to self-isolate in Victoria state

Authorities predicted that the latest restrictions in country's biggest cities would cost around 250,000 jobs

03 Aug 2020 3:20 PM

Australia slashes citizen returns by half as virus surge worsens

Some five million residents of greater Melbourne were ordered into a six-week lockdown this week in an effort to curb a second wave of virus

10 Jul 2020 11:19 AM

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