COVID-19 stats: Concern for coronavirus second wave as restrictions begin to ease | ABC News

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  • With coronavirus restrictions rapidly easing – and Winter now here – we’re warned that there could be renewed growth in infections in Australia.

    It will be some time before we see if there are any signs of a second wave – but at least one country is already experiencing one.

    Analyst Casey Briggs reports.

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