Coronavirus Australia update: Melbourne's hotspot suburbs in lockdown as Victoria struggles to cont…
Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow live
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Meanwhile, Queensland will go into its stage three of easing restrictions a week earlier than planned, with gatherings of up to 100 people allowed at weddings, community contact sport restarting (with spectators) and clubs, pubs and restaurants allowed one person per two square metres inside (social distancing required, so no dancing in nightclubs, just toe-tapping while seated – you may be able to pat your hand on your thigh if you’re feeling wild) from 3 July.
From 1o July, Queensland will open its borders to anyone not from Victoria, or who hasn’t been to Victoria (Victorians and Victorian visitors, including Queensland residents, will have to either go back south, or pay for two weeks’ quarantine in a hotel).
Honestly. It’s shit. This isn’t a against Victorian thing. A scare campaign based on another group of Australians is low. pic.twitter.com/UfUKMviiSE
NSW health minister Brad Hazzard will join NSW’s chief health minister, Dr Kerry Chant, for an update at 10.15am – it looks like NSW will be lifting restrictions even further.