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Melburnians have been in lockdown for two weeks, so why are COVID-19 cases not dropping? – SBS News

Victoria has recorded its highest daily figure of COVID-19 cases, raising questions about the effectiveness of the lockdown.

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After two weeks of lockdown, Melbourne’s COVID-19 second wave shows no sign of slowing.
On Wednesday, Victoria recorded its highest daily figure of 484 new cases the 17th consecutive day of triple-digit increases. 
While Premier Daniel Andrews said the state was “seeing some stability” in the weekly average, he conceded case numbers were not dropping at the rate he would have liked.
So does that mean Melbourne’s lockdown hasn’t worked?
A very different wave
Starting 9 July, metropolitan Mel…

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