Coronavirus divide: Aussie states open up as Victoria faces plunge back into lockdown – 9News

Victorians are today rushing to screening centers amid fears of a second wave of infections.Queues have currently started forming at testing clinics in the states hotspots as people try to avoid lengthy hold-ups experienced yesterday after thousands flocked to be tested, with some turned away as centers lacked capacity.Victorians are now contemplating the prospect of a go back to harder lockdowns after another 17 brand-new infections on Tuesday took the states overall active cases to about 140. Melbourne infection testing websites. (Nine)The origins of 11 of these are still being investigated.Early reports say supermarket in COVID-19 hotspots have actually likewise experienced a spike in demand for bathroom tissue, prompting worries of a return to panic-buying. By contrast, brand-new cases in NSW have just risen by 19 in the past week.Meanwhile, other states around the nation which have effectively suppressed the coronavirus will quickly permit their residents a taste of pre-pandemic-style freedom.Victoria has actually tape-recorded 17 brand-new cases of coronavirus. (Nine)South Australia will sign up with Western Australia at the weekend in halving the density guidelines for individuals in restaurants, bars, stores and other indoor places to 2 square metres per patron.The move, which effectively doubles the capacity of each location, has actually been invited throughout the hospitality market in particular.Victorian Authorities quality spike to family gatheringsAuthorities have mostly pinned the spike in cases on large family gatherings.Health Minister Greg Hunt said federal governments were working with non-English speaking neighborhoods to better interact how to stop the virus from spreading.Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews alerted individuals might not pretend the infection has gone.Daniel Andrews says “substantial neighborhood transmission” is amongst 17 new coronavirus cases in Victoria. (9News)”It does not matter how numerous people are doing the incorrect thing – everyone, everybody will pay the price if we get to a point where restrictions either localised or across the state requirement to be re-introduced,” he said.The NSW premier has warned people from that state must not go to Melbourne and nor needs to Victorians head north.”I call on all organisations not to engage with residents from Melbourne at this phase,” Gladys Berejiklian said.NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian alerted citizens about direct interaction with people from Melbourne. (9News)The nationwide tally of cases is 7492, with close to 7000 recovered while 102 people have actually died.It has been a month since the last documented coronavirus death in Australia.For breaking news notifies and livestreams straight to your mobile phone sign up to the 9News app and set notifications to on at the App Store or Google Play.