Melbourne Hardens Lockdown to Combat Resurgent Coronavirus Outbreak

Australia’s second-largest city is imposing a tough new six-week citywide lockdown in a bid to more quickly suppress the spread of the coronavirus despite widespread community transmission.

Melbourne residents will be under a strict 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew from Sunday evening. Daily excursions will also be limited, with one person in each household allowed to buy groceries within about a three-mile radius of home. Exercise will be restricted to an hour a day and a maximum of two people at the same time, within the same local…

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