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Why Aren’t Melbourne’s COVID-19 Case Numbers Going Down, Even After Lockdown?

Why Aren’t Melbourne’s COVID-19 Case Numbers Going Down, Even After Lockdown?

Fourteen days after Melbourne was put back into lockdown, the latest daily tally of 484 new cases in Victoria makes for dispiriting reading. Why have the numbers stubbornly refused to go down, despite Melburnians being confined to their homes for all but non-essential trips? The first lockdown, imposed nationwide in…