4.1 C
Ireland
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Overnight curfew imposed in Melbourne as Covid-19 cases continue to surge

Melbourne has imposed an overnight curfew to halt the spread of Covid-19 cases.

Australia had the virus under control until recently, when numerous clusters began to emerge, most notably in Melbourne.

Australia’s Victoria state imposed fresh, sweeping restrictions today, including a curfew in Melbourne for the next six weeks, a ban on weddings, and schools and universities going back online in the coming days.

“Anything short of this will see it drag on for months and months and months,” said Victoria leader Daniel Andrews.

POPULAR

COVID-19: 612 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials have confirmed a further 612 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Six further people diagnosed with the virus...

Garda officer hospitalised during arrest at house party in Finglas last night

A garda officer has been hospitalised following an arrest in Finglas

Teenager injured following shooting in Derry

PSNI are investigating a shooting in Derry where a teenager was shot
Ireland
clear sky
4.1 ° C
6.1 °
2.8 °
82 %
0.9kmh
0 %
Sun
4 °
Mon
10 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
11 °
Thu
9 °