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There is still no word on whether or not the lockdown will be extend, but Daniel Andrews says the numbers so far are “pleasing”:
We are well-placed right now, but right now is too early to be definitive about Wednesday evening.
People who have travelled to Victoria from New Zealand are being asked to get tested and isolate until they receive their result.