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Melbourne returns to lockdown

Melbourne's streets return to the eerie quiet of lockdown for the fifth time as Australia seeks to contain an outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in its two largest cities. More than 12 million Australians are now under stay-at-home orders as Melbourne residents began their first day of a snap lockdown, joining Sydneysiders already deep into weeks-long restrictions.

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