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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria records no new COVID-19 cases for fifth consecutive day as US battles with surge in infections amid 2020 election; Australian death toll stands at 907 – The Sydney Morning Herald

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has passed 47 million, Johns Hopkins University data shows, and there have been more than 1.2 million deaths from…

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Victoria has reached a stage where it may have a lower risk of ongoing virus transmission than New South Wales, epidemiologist Catherine Bennett has said.
Speaking on ABC Radio Melbourne, the Deakin University epidemiology chair said Melbourne’s extended lockdown had helped shut down trains of transmission.
“But there is still a risk some people were still circulating the virus and not getting tested,” she said, adding that one new mystery case (an infection that cannot be traced to a known cluster)…

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