26 May 2021

Covid-19: Melbourne case numbers growing

From Morning Report, 7:11 am on 26 May 2021

Across the Tasman, health authorities in Melbourne are working hard to contain a growing cluster of Covid-19 cases.

New restrictions came into force in the city last night as the number of cases there reached nine.

There are fears that the new cases may have been active in the community for long enough to trigger wider transmission.

ABC journalist Nicole Asher spoke to Corin Dann.