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The Victorian health minister, Martin Foley, will hold a press conference at 12pm AEDT with the chief health officer, Prof Brett Sutton, and the head of contact tracing Jeroen Weimar on the latest on the Covid situation in Victoria on day two of the five-day snap lockdown.
New Zealand’s minister for Covid-19 response, Chris Hipkins has confirmed there are three new cases in the community and one at managed isolation facility.
The community cases involve a mother, father and daughter from the same south Auckland household. Officials are currently investigating whether the infections are one of the more transmissible strains, and to identify the source.