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Lisa Neville indicates there will still be a police presence at the towers despite the towers moving to stage three restrictions:
The model that will commence straight away with that will be there will be police there until it all transitions to Corrections Victoria. It is just being sure we’ve got the model right, so that will be available as soon as people are in.
But the idea would be Corrections Victoria, Justice staff, will staff it.
Brett Sutton says it is still not known how the virus got into the towers. A link with the Al-Taqwa College is just a link. Some families have connections to the school, he said.
“It is just a link, it might have gone in one direction or the other direction. There might be multiple importations into the towers or into Al-Taqwa College.”