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COVID-19 Victoria: Greater Geelong, Surf Coast to exit lockdown

COVID-19 Victoria: Greater Geelong, Surf Coast to exit lockdown
Lockdown orders for Victoria's city of Greater Geelong and the Surf Coast LGA will be lifted at 11:59pm on Sunday after stay-at-home orders were enforced a week ago.

Lockdown orders for Victoria's city of Greater Geelong and the Surf Coast LGA will be lifted at 11:59pm on Sunday after stay-at-home orders were enforced a week ago.The state recorded 779 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last night - six in Geelong and one in the Surf Coast.Greater Geelong, the Surf Coast and Mitchell Shire entered a seven-day lockdown at 11:59pm on Sunday September 19." Greater Geelong, the Surf Coast and Mitchell Shire entered a seven-day lockdown at 11:59pm on Sunday September 19, less than a fortnight after they were released with most of regional Victoria.

Health officials say the lack of major exposure sites and high rates of testing has prompted lockdown restrictions to lift in Greater Geelong, despite recording six cases on Sunday."Unfortunately we are not in a position to give the same news to the Mitchell Shire," Ms Friedman said.

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