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Australia's virus cluster expands further as masks made compulsory By Reuters

Australia's virus cluster expands further as masks made compulsory By Reuters
Australia's virus cluster expands further as masks made compulsory

But, "what is important is that they are in quarantine when they are diagnosed so that the risk of onward transmission is reduced," Victoria's Deputy Chief Health Officer Allen Cheng said in Melbourne.Cheng said there are now 21 cases linked to the cafe and family gatherings of people linked to the Smile Buffalo Thai cafe in the bayside suburb of Black Rock in Melbourne."We are looking at several lines of investigation," Cheng said.People walk down a city laneway after coronavirus disease restrictions were eased in Melbourne By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's most-populous state of New South Wales on Sunday reported eight new COVID-19 cases as new social distancing restrictions and mandatory mask wearing kicked in while neighbouring Victoria had three new cases.

The New South Wales outbreak, which began around mid-December at Sydney's Northern Beaches, now totals 148.and they are all consistent with transmissions between each other and are also linked to the New South Wales cluster.

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