Melbourne’s second coronavirus shutdown sees businesses closing for good | 7.30

Victoria’s latest lockdown is a huge drag on the national economy. This time around more industries are directly affected, with construction and many retail operators now forced to either close or drastically change the way they operate. Many of them won’t survive it, as Carrington Clarke reports.

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In This Story: Lockdown

During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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