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Australian City to Lift World’s Longest COVID-19 Lockdownon October 18, 2021 at 3:13 pm

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The Australian city of Melbourne is set to lift additional COVID-19 restrictions later this week, officials announced on Oct. 17, putting an end to what is believed to be the longest CCP virus-related lockdown in the world. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said “significant restrictions are set to be eased” in the Australian city of 5 million people at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 21, as the state of Victoria, of which Melbourne is the capital, is projected to reach a 70 percent vaccination rate of those aged over 16, allowing for the ease in restrictions. “Today is a great day,” said Andrews. “It has been a stunning effort and I think Victorians should be proud, but we do have to finish this off.” Melbourne will have been under six lockdowns totaling 262 days, or nearly 9 months, since March 2020. Australian media reported that this is the longest lockdown in the …

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