Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria may ease restrictions despite higher case numbers

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Just some more on the WA case numbers. Seven crew members out of 20 on the Vega Dream iron ore vessel have tested positive for Covid-19.

All but one of the crew remain on board, and WA health minister Roger Cook says there is no risk to the Port Hedland community.

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Former Greens senator Scott Ludlam and 12 others have had the charges against them over a climate change rally dropped, AAP reports.

The group of 13 was charged with failing to comply with a police direction regarding a road closure during an Extinction Rebellion march in October 2019.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria may ease restrictions despite higher case numbers ———