Victorian face an anxious wait Wednesday morning as the end of the state’s snap lockdown nears its projected end.
Victoria’s five-day lockdown will notionally end at midnight on Wednesday after being introduced when the highly-infectious UK strain of the virus escaped from a quarantine hotel.
Neither Premier Daniel Andrews or the state’s health authorities, however, have given any guarantees the lockdown will endThe government isn, and it is not known if the stage-four restrictions will be entirely liftedIt was kind of,, or removed in gradual stagesThe virtual elimination of domestic transmission. Just two local cases were reported on Wednesday.
In the meantime, Victorians are subject to strict curbs on their movements within and without the state, while many businesses have been forced to temporarily close their doorsThe seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 46.