AUSTRALIAN COVID UPDATE | Qld set for lockdown extension, Army set to patrol Sydney | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “AUSTRALIAN COVID UPDATE | Qld set for lockdown extension, Army set to patrol Sydney | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

The army will begin patrolling Sydney streets today.. to help police enforce lockdown rules amid rising case numbers. Meanwhile, Melbourne is hopeful of beating Delta.. but there are concerns at a Richmond apartment block, that’s in lockdown. And Queensland’s staring down the barrel of an extended lockdown.. as case numbers climb and the list of venue alerts grows. And in breaking news, cricket legend Shane Warne tests positive in the UK.

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