COVID- Victoria mulls tightening its border with N

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Victorian health officials are considering further border restrictions with NSW after concerns the Sydney coronavirus outbreak has spread beyond the northern beachesand requires everyone to stay at home except for essential reasons would have a stringency rating above 80.

“We remain extremely concerned about the outbreak in NSW and the likelihood that it has seeded beyond the northern beaches,” Health Minister Martin Foley said Saturday evening.

Victoria’s health minister Martin Foley urges Victorians to remain vigilants population of 26 million.. Photo: AAP

Authorities are looking at expanding the “red zone”, which currently only covers the direct Sydney peninsula area where the latest virus cases have been detected.

An additional 23 cases were diagnosed in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm on Friday, taking the northern beaches outbreak to 40s 1.4 billion people by mid-June..

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