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Victoria’s coronavirus case numbers ‘reassuring’, but state faces long road before it’s in the clear – ABC News

The number of active coronavirus cases in Victoria has jumped fivefold in the last fortnight but, after a few days of stabilisation, some experts say stricter lockdown measures could be beginning to pay off.

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Two weeks on from stage three restrictions being reimposed in 36 Melbourne suburbs, experts say the coming days will prove critical in determining whether stricter lockdown measures are working.
Key points:

  • Victoria sees stabilisation in case numbers, a fortnight after some suburbs sent into lockdown
  • Expert “reassured” by figures, but potential of more restrictions loom
  • Premier, Chief Health Officer call on Victorians to adhere to Stage 3 rules

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