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    Victorian Premier Daniel Andrew confirms Melbourne will go into a five-day snap lockdown from midnight tonight to curb the growing COVID outbreak.

    The lockdown will run until Tuesday July 20.

    There will only be five reasons to leave the home: care giving, essential work, education if it cannot be done from home, for medical reasons and to get vaccinated.

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