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Concern for vulnerable residents in Melbourne public housing towers in 'hard lockdown' as coronavirus spreads

SBS Saturday, 4 July 2020
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the concern is that the "virus can spread like wildfire" in large apartment blocks that have now emerged as new clusters in the state, with concern mounting for vulnerable residents.
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News video: Melbourne: Thousands in public housing towers asked to lock down

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New coronavirus cases discovered in Australian city, as thousands of public housing residents are ordered to stay at home.

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