Melbourne lockdown

Australia's second-largest city Melbourne ends 111-day COVID-19 lockdown

According to the Victoria state government the lockdown changes will allow 6,200 retail stores, 5,800 cafés and restaurants, 1,000 beauty salons and 800 pubs to reopen, impacting 180,000 jobs.

published on : 28th October 2020

Australia coronavirus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown

A further 41 fatalities were added to the state's death toll, mostly in aged care facilities that have been devastated by the outbreak.

published on : 31st August 2020

COVID-19: Amid lockdown, Melbourne deaths rise at aged-care facilities

The state of Victoria reported 322 new infections and 19 new deaths on Monday, with 14 of the deaths connected to outbreaks at aged-care facilities.

published on : 10th August 2020

COVID-19: Melbourne city streets drain of life in Australia's toughest lockdown

Many of the stylish boutiques and eateries in a city dubbed Australia's Hipster Capital that prides itself on superior coffee had already closed their doors ahead of a ban on non-essential businesses.

published on : 5th August 2020

Melbourne locks door for people fleeing second shutdown, to last six weeks as COVID-19 cases surge

Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles said people were willing to pay for their own 14-day hotel quarantine to be allowed to escape Melbourne and other parts of Victoria that began

published on : 9th July 2020

Four week COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne after new surge in cases

The state government will also ask Australian PM Scott Morrison to divert international flights to Melbourne over the next two weeks.

published on : 30th June 2020