Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll nears 100,000 as Australian state of Victoria reports 466 new cases

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7.38am BST

Some further information released by health authorities in the Australian state of Victoria – the country’s largest current outbreak – shows a child under 10 years old is in intensive care.

Earlier on Saturday, Victorian authorities announced the death of a man in 30s – the second death in that age bracket in the state in a week.

Latest available Vic hospital Covid data: pic.twitter.com/k9k8hBwGot

6.58am BST

This is where I leave you for the day. I’m handing over to Elias Visontay, in Sydney, to enjoy my government-allocated one hour of outdoor exercise here in Melbourne before the 8pm curfew.

Take care.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll nears 100,000 as Australian state of Victoria reports 466 new cases ———

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