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Victoria May Quash New COVID-19 Outbreak After Fifth Lockdown Takes Holdon July 22, 2021 at 2:55 am Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS
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Victoria has gone from only six per cent of new coronavirus cases isolating while infectious to 92 per cent in just three days. Health Minister Martin Foley revealed the figures on Thursday’s COVID update, praising Victorians for following the rules of the state’s fifth lockdown. There were 26 new locally acquired cases of coronavirus on Thursday, all linked to the current outbreak, which originated in NSW and now totals 133 cases. Twenty-four of the 26 cases were in quarantine throughout their entire infectious period. “Three days ago, some six per cent of the daily cases were isolating for the entirety of their infectious period, yesterday that was 73 per cent and today it is 92 per cent,” Mr Foley told reporters. “We are doing what we can to limit the movement of people and with the help of all Victorians during this lockdown, and the fact that we have had …

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