Melbourne Lockdown How Long. The three council areas are experiencing soaring infection rates as the state continues to battle a second wave of the virus. Here's what you can do, the consequences of breaking the rules, and why it all needs to happen at all.
Examining the breakdown of the new case information is extremely important, especially knowing how many are linked to known outbreaks. In a press conference on Sunday night, the Prime Minister declared that Australians must expect these restrictions to remain in place for six months. "The more we share the sacrifice, the more we do the right thing together as Australians, the more lives we will save. The lockdown of nine housing estates towers in Flemington, North Melbourne and Kensington has left residents anxious.
Melbourne's lockdown has been hailed as one of the strictest and longest in the world.
How long will the coronavirus lockdown last?
The lockdown covers only Melbourne and an area to the north called the Mitchell Shire. The three council areas are experiencing soaring infection rates as the state continues to battle a second wave of the virus. Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire Council will return to stage three coronavirus restrictions for six weeks as of midnight Wednesday (local time), Premier Daniel Andrews has announced.