30 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Case numbers in Melbourne finally dropping

From Sunday Morning, 10:50 am on 30 August 2020

The Australian state government and City of Melbourne held crisis talks this week, with reports suggesting the Victorian economy will face a $41 billion repair bill from the effects of repeated Covid-19 lockdowns. However, case numbers in the Victorian capital are finally dropping. Meanwhile, Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison has suggested he is open to the idea of Christchurch mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant serving out his sentence across the Tasman. Australian correspondent Rebekah Holt is with us from Melbourne.

People wearing face masks exercise around the Albert Park Lake in Melbourne on August 26, 2020, as the city battles an outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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