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In #Australia, Melbourne is requiring people to wear face masks in public. The rule will kick in on Thursday, and violators could be fined 200 Australian dollars. The state has recorded 570 new cases in two days so far, three more people have died of COVID-19, bringing Victoria’s death toll to 38. #Coronavirus #Pandemic
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