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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Concerns Victoria may extend its seven-day COVID lockdown | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    The so-called ‘Indian strain’ of COVID-19 is alarming Australian health officials over the apparent ease with which it’s spreading. Victoria may extend its lockdown beyond Thursday.

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