Australia : Victoria continues to report high number of cases ; Sydney to end quarantine

Australia : Victoria continues to report high number of cases ; Sydney to end quarantine

Australia : Victoria continues to report high number of cases ; Sydney to end quarantine

Covid19 cases in Australia‘s Victoria hovered near record levels on Friday, even as authorities look set to lift lockdown restrictions next week in Melbourne, the state capital, as the state nears a key vaccination milestone.

Australia had mostly stayed virus-free this year. The third wave of infections due to Delta-variant spread across south-east, starting from late June, causing lockdowns across Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney.

Also, Sydney is to end its Covid19 quarantine for fully vaccinated international travellers from November 1, New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet said on Friday, October 15 foreshadowing the full return of overseas travel after more than 19 months.