8/1, 1:38 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Victoria to announce tightest anti-COVID measures

Victoria, Australian second-most populous state, is ready to announce the tightest restrictions since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Premier Daniel Andrews told reporters that "while there is always a temptation to try and read trends into these numbers, there is a growing concern in relation to the number of community transmission cases."

According to the latest information, Victoria reported three deaths, plus 397 new cases. In Australia, the death toll reached 201.

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