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[ABC News] Authorities are hopeful COVID-19 hasn't spread to the south-west of Victoria after a family of four that holidayed in Port Fairy test positive for the virus. Port Fairy COVID-19 scare after family's holiday visit ... View more

[ABC News] There are now all sorts of different lockdowns in Victoria as the state's active caseload of coronavirus gets worse and worse. The number of cases has more than ... Are Melbourne's current lockdowns enough? ... View more

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The Defence Force will send 1,000 personnel to help contain a coronavirus outbreak in Victoria that's causing a return to partial lockdown conditions in some Melbourne suburbs.

The State Government made the request overnight as it ramped up its response to clusters in six hotspots, which are causing major concerns to health authorities.

Meanwhile, north of the border in New South Wales, a Sydney school has been closed for deep cleaning after a Year 2 student at the Lane Cove West Public School tested positive for coronavirus.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-25/victoria-coronavirus-adf-personnel-sent-in-hotel-quarantine/12390486

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