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How a breakdown of trust left Melbourne’s ethnic communities hardest hit by Covid second wave – The Guardian

Melbourne’s top five areas for coronavirus cases in the latest outbreak are among the city’s most culturally and linguistically diverse

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A breakdown of trust and poor government communications left Melbournes ethnically diverse and lower-income suburbs ill-prepared as Covid-19 raged through their communities, according to peak community bodies.
Melbournes top five areas for Covid-19 cases in the second wave Wyndham, Brimbank, Hume, Whittlesea and Melton are among the citys most culturally and linguistically diverse, as well as the most disadvantaged.
This contrasts sharply with the first wave, when Covid-19 was mainly confined …

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