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Indonesia nearing Covid-19 ‘catastrophe’, Red Cross says; 10 million Australians put under lockdown

Indonesia’s Covid-19 surge is on the edge of a “catastrophe” as the more infectious Delta variant dominates transmission and chokes hospitals, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, amid reports the country was set to impose a hard lockdown.Indonesia has reported record daily Covid-19 infections of more than 20,000 in recent days, in a new wave of infections fuelled by the emergence of highly transmissible virus variants and increased mobility after the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.“Every day we are…

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