3 Aug 2020

Lockdown restrictions continue to tighten in Victoria

From Lately, 10:17 pm on 3 August 2020

Metropolitan Melbourne is under curfew from 8pm until 5am with people only allowed to leave their homes for one hour's exercise within five kilometre of their homes every day.

Victoria's premier, Daniel Andrews, has announced three tiers of restrictions including supermarkets, bottle shops, pharmacies, news agencies, post offices, butchers and bakeries remaining open during level 4 lockdown while other businesses must close from Wednesday night.

Karyn speaks about the rapid changes with New Zealander Craig Cherry who's lived in Melbourne for the past 20 years.

A group of police and soldiers patrol the Docklands area of Melbourne on August 2, 2020, after the announcement of new restrictions to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Photo: AFP