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Victoria Covid update: state enters five-day lockdown as outbreak linked to Sydney grows

Covid commander Jeroen Weimar reports 18 cases, 75 exposure sites and says more than 6,500 people are isolating

Victoria is entering a five-day lockdown in an effort to contain two growing Covid clusters connected to the larger Sydney outbreak.

Victoria’s fifth lockdown starting on Friday will cover the entire state until 11.59pm on Tuesday 20 July. It was announced by the premier, Daniel Andrews, after four people who were in the MCG members’ stand at a Geelong-Carlton AFL game on the weekend at the same time as a positive case tested positive.

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