COVID-19: 11 more cases overnight means 7 day lockdown in Victoria imminent – TBC
The ABC news website is predicting that the Victorian government will announce a lockdown today to try and curb the state’s growing coronavirus outbreak. It’s expected that the lockdown will be for a minimum of 7 Days.
With 11 cases reported overnight, that takes the total for this current outbreak to 26 cases, with over 80 potential transmission sites identified.
Victorian government ministers met late yesterday (Wednesday 26 May, and again this morning.
The lockdown should be confirmed at a press conference scheduled for somewhere around 10:30 or 11am. We should also know then if the lockdown applies to Melbourne and selected country areas, or whether it will apply to the whole state.