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  • 9 News Australia published this video item, entitled “Melbourne’s lockdown extends for seven more days | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia” – below is their description.

    The lockdown in Melbourne has been extended for a further seven days, but stay-at-home measures will lift in regional Victoria.

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