Melbourne joins Greater Sydney in lockdown as the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads | 7.30

Melbourne has joined the Greater Sydney area in lockdown as the impact of the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads insidiously across state borders. Meanwhile COVID continues to spread across the country and the list of exposure sites and close contacts continues to grow.

Professor Tony Blakely is an epidemiologist at the University of Melbourne and Professor Catherine Bennett is the Chair of Epidemiology at Deakin University. They join Laura Tingle to discuss the latest developments.


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