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10:20 Some Covid positive Victorians still flouting lockdown rules

Victoria has recorded 450 new coronavirus cases today - bringing the total to 13,867. There were 11 further deaths since yesterday, bringing the total deaths to 181.

Meanwhile Queensland is shutting its borders to New South Wales and the ACT at 1am local time

There are stage-four restrictions in place in Melbourne and a curfew as well, and stage-three restrictions for the rest of the state. All schools are closed and anyone travelling for work needs a permit

The Victorian premiere, Daniel Andrews says 150 people who are meant to be self isolating were not home yesterday when defence force staff knocked on their doors, which is a big concern.

Police officers and soldiers patrol a popular running track in Melbourne on August 4, 2020 after the state announced new restrictions as the city battles fresh outbreaks of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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10:30 Women Hit Disproportionately by Covid Job Losses

In the latest Statistics New Zealand figures for unemployment and under-employment, women make up 90 percent of those who have lost their job because of the impacts of Covid-19.

Karyn speaks with Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo about the latest stats and the impacts of women’s unemployment  close to home.

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Saunoamaali'i  Dr Karanina Sumeo

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Saunoamaali'i Dr Karanina Sumeo Photo: supplied

10:40 Out Lately with Finn Johansson

Our man in Wellington, Finn Johansson, introduces us to four new songs for our Friday night music feature “Out Lately”. 

Finn Johansson

Finn Johansson Photo: Supplied