STATE OF DISASTER: Melbourne curfew to be applied as Andrews warns COVID may get out-of-control

STATE OF DISASTER: Melbourne curfew to be implemented as Andrews warns COVID could get out-of-control


STATE OF DISASTER: Melbourne curfew to be applied as Andrews warns COVID may get out-of-control

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Metropolitan Melbourne residents is not going to be allowed to go away their home after 8pm underneath a curfew to be applied from Sunday evening as Premier Daniel Andrews declares a state-of-disaster.



Daniel Andrews wearing a suit and tie


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Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire may even go right into a stage 4 lockdown, which suggests residents is not going to be allowed to go greater than 5 kilometres from their major place of residence.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews informed reporters the variety of COVID-19 circumstances stay too excessive, which is why he selected to “go arduous now.”

“Metropolitan Melbourne is underneath the state of catastrophe provisions from 8:00pm tonight, a curfew shall be applied,” Mr Andrews stated.

“There shall be a curfew throughout metropolitan Melbourne from 8:00pm this night and run from 8:00pm to every day.

“And the one motive to be out of your own home between the hours of 8:00pm and 5:00am is to get care, to present care, or to go to and from work or be at work.”

Mr Andrews warned Victorians won’t be able to go away their native space and just one particular person per family shall be allowed to go to the retailers for important objects.

“You’ll now not have the ability to go away residence and go any additional away from your own home than a 5km radius,” Mr Andrews stated.

“You won’t be able to be at any level greater than 5km away from your own home for the needs of buying what you want.

“Just one particular person will have the ability to buy groceries as soon as per day and so they might want to safe the products and companies which can be what you want inside a 5km radius.”

Important companies shall be saved open underneath stage 4 lockdowns.

The transfer comes after Victoria recorded 671 novel coronaviruses circumstances up to now 24 hours- the second highest quantity since Thursday’s 723.

Mr Andrews confirmed seven extra Victorians have died because of the illness.

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