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NSW infection rate worries health chief – The West Australian

Victorians will be forced to wear masks from Wednesday or face a $200 fine in a further attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt is confident Victoria will succeed in beating the coronavirus, while backing Premier Daniel Andrews’ decision to make the wearing of face coverings compulsory.
The mandatory wearing of masks will begin on Wednesday in the lockdown areas of Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, with those failing to wear one coping a $200 fine.
It comes as a further three coronavirus-linked deaths were recorded on Sunday, taking the national toll to 122.
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