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Australia’s Sydney to go into two-week lockdown

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Sydney is going into a two-week lockdown starting on Saturday evening in a bid to crack down on a growing cluster of coronavirus cases. The New South Wales state government had announced stay-at-home orders for parts of the city on Friday, but extended the measures to the whole city and surrounding areas on Saturday. All of greater Sydney and the nearby Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong areas will be in lockdown until midnight on Friday, July 9, state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said at a press conference. The public will be under stay-at-home orders except for essential outings such…

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