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Why Aren’t Melbourne’s Coronavirus Case Numbers Going Down? – Lifehacker Australia

The lockdown has now been in place for 14 days. So why haven’t the case numbers tapered off? There are a few reasons behind it.



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Fourteen days after Melbourne was put back into lockdown, the latest daily case number of 484 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?
The first lockdown, imposed nationwide in March and April, was largely successful in containing the coronavirus. However, the subsequent relaxing of restrictions, a lack of adherence to social distancing and a breach in hotel q…

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