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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “LOCKDOWNS AND LOCKOUTS | The latest in Australia’s battle against COVID | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Millions of Melbourne residents are facing another tough week ahead, with the lockdown extended for the city, as authorities race to contain a fast-spreading new COVID variant. NSW is still on alert, and SA is facing criticism for allowing a Victorian AFL team over the border to play. Plus, SA’s Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier warns spectators to not “touch the ball” if it ends up in the crowd during the game.

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