No cases of COVID-19 in regional Victoria spark calls for return of ‘ring of steel’ | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “No cases of COVID-19 in regional Victoria spark calls for return of ‘ring of steel’ | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

There’s strong opposition to any move to rebuild the ‘ring of steel’. Communities outside Melbourne want restrictions removed, but the police union says stopping people trying to leave the city at roadblocks is a waste of time and money.

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