Melbourne Lockdown Till When. As nine towers in Melbourne remain in hard lockdown, residents of their public housing flats report vastly different experiences of being plunged into sudden isolation. Dozens of suburbs could be next to go into lockdown after a spike in coronavirus cases.
It comes after a surge in cases in the main. 'Extraordinary steps': Melbourne's coronavirus hotspots locked down suburb by suburb. The Premier has announced the changes that will take place as of midnight tonight. Most of Melbourne's businesses will not return to normal operations until late October, under a strict reopening plan that will see the city's tough stage four restrictions extended by at least a fortnight.
Now WHO has changed its mind.
While "lockdown" isn't a technical term used by public-health officials, it can refer to anything from mandatory geographic quarantines to non-mandatory recommendations to stay at home, closures of certain types of businesses, or bans on events and gatherings, Lindsay Wiley, a health law professor.
Strict lockdown measures are to be reimposed in Melbourne, as authorities scramble to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infections spreading across the country. Dozens of suburbs could be next to go into lockdown after a spike in coronavirus cases. AUSTRALIA has put metropolitan Melbourne and one other regional area of the state of Victoria back into lockdown after a huge spike in daily coronavirus The lockdown, which will come into affect from mightnight on Wednesday, will affect nearly five million people and was announced just hours before.