7NEWS Update – June 1: End to Melbourne’s COVID lockdown in doubt; Christian Porter drops ABC suit

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “7NEWS Update – June 1: End to Melbourne’s COVID lockdown in doubt; Christian Porter drops ABC suit” – below is their description.

Victoria is bracing for the possibility of a second week of lockdown following a surge in COVID-19 cases – 11 new cases were recorded yesterday; former Attorney General Christian Porter has dropped his defamation case against the ABC over historical rape allegations; and clinical trials in Australia have confirmed a common painkiller can help prevent potentially fatal heart problems in premature babies.

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