Melbourne, July 5
The authorities within the Australian metropolis of Melbourne on Sunday confined folks residing in 9 housing property tower blocks as a result of a sudden spike within the variety of Covid circumstances.
The metropolis is placing “stage three” restrictions on 12 suburbs, experiences the BBC. People there’ll solely be capable of depart the home for 4 causes: work or training, train, medical care or care-giving, and searching for provides. But the 9 tower blocks in Flemington and North Melbourne face a “hard lockdown”. The 3,000 or so residents of the blocks are being instructed to not depart their houses for any purpose for a minimum of 5 days. — IANS