Seven-day lockdown in Victoria, Australia!

Restaurants, cafes, and bars in Victoria, Australia, were closed for 7 days as of yesterday. The restrictions on which businesses are limited to package service are expected to last until 23:59 on June 3.

Speaking at a press conference on the morning of May 27, Victorian Acting Premier James Merlino emphasized that the authorities should act quickly to suppress the current epidemic.

This is the third statewide lockdown for Victorian residents and the fourth for residents of metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire. The state last entered a five-day lockdown under stage 4 restrictions in February.