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The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is joined by the Victorian Chief Health Officer and the Victorian Police Minister to discuss the latest news on the COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Global National: Jan. 25, 2021 | Canada considering tougher measures to discourage travel
  • Coronavirus: How Ontario responded to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How an animal rescuer saved 10,000 starving pets during Wuhan’s Covid-19 lockdown
  • GOP Stonewalls Biden’s Agenda; Rudy Giuliani Sued for Election Lies: A Closer Look
  • Who Team In Wuhan Discusses Investigation Into Covid Origin | NBC Nightly News
  • 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.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

  • How an animal rescuer saved 10,000 starving pets during Wuhan’s Covid-19 lockdown
  • What’s lockdown like for secondary school pupils? – BBC Newsnight
  • Covid: Boris Johnson says he cannot guarantee pupils would return before Easter | ITV News
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