He says 671 new cases of coronavirus had been detected since Saturday, including seven deaths. This is part of a growing number of deaths and infections over the past six weeks in Victoria.
“Where you slept last night is where you’ll need to stay for the next six weeks,” Andrews said. “If we don’t make these changes, we’re not going to get away with it. We must do more. That is what these decisions are about. ”
He said there would be more announcements at workplaces on Monday, including the shutdown of some industries.
“I want to make sure that all the Victorians – the supermarkets, the butcher, the baker, the food, drink, groceries, those types of settings – there won’t be any impact there,” he said. -he declares.
Melbourne residents will only be permitted to shop and exercise within 5 kilometers (3 miles) of their home. All students in the state will return to home learning centers and daycares will be closed.
Deaths in Victoria brought the national death toll to 208.
Also on Sunday, New South Wales confirmed its first coronavirus-related death in more than a month as authorities sought to suppress a number of growing clusters at a hotel and several restaurants in Sydney.