Coronavirus: Victoria declares state of disaster after spike in cases (BBC)

BBC: Coronavirus: Victoria declares state of disaster after spike in cases. “The Australian state of Victoria has declared a state of disaster and imposed new lockdown measures after a surge in coronavirus infections. Under the new rules, which came into effect at 18:00 (08:00 GMT), residents of the state capital Melbourne are subject to a night-time curfew. There will be further restrictions on residents’ ability to leave home.”