20 Jul 2020

Covid-19: Mass masking on the way in Melbourne

From Morning Report, 8:22 am on 20 July 2020

More queues are expected in Melbourne this morning as residents race to the shop to get masks.

From midnight on Wednesday, those living in Melbourne will be required to wear a face covering in public or risk being fined $200.

Victoria has extended its state of emergency for another four weeks after more than 363 new coronavirus cases were reported yesterday.

The federal government has also cancelled the next sitting of Parliament.

ABC reporter Elias Clure joins us now.