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Two weeks into Melbourne’s lockdown, why aren’t COVID-19 case numbers going down? – The Conversation AU

Victoria recorded 484 new cases on a day when COVID-19 should have been firmly on the decline if the latest lockdown was working. It’s time to contemplate even stricter measures for longer-term gain.



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Fourteen days after Melbourne was put back into lockdown, the latest daily tally of 484 new cases in Victoria makes for dispiriting reading. Why have the numbers stubbornly refused to go down, despite Melburnians being confined to their homes for all but non-essential trips?
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