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    The Victorian lockdown is set to be extended until at least next week as it was confirmed the dangerous COVID-19 variant spreads with minimal contact. Subscribe and 🔔: 9 News Australia | Get more breaking news at 9News.com.au: 9News – Latest news and headlines from Australia and the world

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    1:46 – Lockdown expected to be extended

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    4:50 – Restrictions expected to be extended

    6:24 – Fears for regional Victoria if extended

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