COVID-19 Update: 6 new cases; 350 exposure sites; Melbourne lockdown extended | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 Update: 6 new cases; 350 exposure sites; Melbourne lockdown extended | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Melbourne’s COVID-19 cluster has ballooned to 60 and “fleeting transmission” has been seen at some of the 350 exposure sites, prompting health authorities to extend the city’s ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown.

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