Authorities in Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, on Wednesday said they would extend control of the country for seven days in an effort to prevent Govt-19’s local cases from coming out.
The seven-day jail term of the five million people living in Melbourne was to end on Wednesday night to Thursday.
“We have to get rid of this virus, otherwise people will die.”, Warns Victorian Acting Prime Minister James Merlino, and the city is dealing with a variation of the virus “More contagious than we know so far”.
The variant B.1.617, known as kappa, was first discovered in India and spread through a traveler returning from abroad.
Thousands of contact cases have been identified, and the number of places visited by 60 people who tested positive is now 350.
However, Mr. Merlin, outside Melbourne, pointed out that control measures will be lifted for residents of his state.
However, there will be a full set of restrictions, including the number of people allowed for either weddings or funerals.
In Melbourne, high school students facing an exam can return to class, while those who work outside can return to work, he said.
Australia has the spread of Covit-19 on its soil, especially with the exception of New Zealand, through strict border controls and rapid implementation of control measures. As soon as new cases appear.
Brett Sutton, Victoria’s head of health services, said it was necessary to extend restrictions to stop the spread of the disease. “The real monster”.
“By 2021 there are a dozen countries that have no cases to spread to their populations and they have completely lost control.”, Did he announce?
This is Melbourne’s fourth control since the outbreak.
Voices have been raised against the Conservative federal government for criticizing the slowdown in the vaccine campaign.
The Labor opposition criticizes the government for not reviewing the segregation system for foreign travelers, which shows failures.
Australia has a total of less than 30,000 cases of Govt-19 since its inception, most of them in Victoria with less than a thousand deaths in the country during the second wave last year.