COVID-19 Update: 3 new cases in Melbourne; new exposure sites in NSW | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 Update: 3 new cases in Melbourne; new exposure sites in NSW | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Victoria has recorded three new COVID-19 cases as Melbourne prepares for a second week of lockdown; NSW has recorded no new cases, but more exposure sites have been added after a family from Melbourne crossed the border for a holiday; and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has left the door open to providing financial support to Victorians after their fourth lockdown was extended by at least a week.

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