Victoria records 471 new COVID-19 cases as tighter restrictions on workplaces take effect | ABC News

Victoria reports a daily rise of 471 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths, as stage 4 restrictions limiting the number of workers allowed out of their homes leave an estimated 250,000 employees housebound.

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