I almost thought the earlier slight easing of restrictions led to a surge in cases in Australia:
But it seems to be a problem with a meat facility that’s difficult to contain.
Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said Victoria had confirmed a further 11 cases of coronavirus overnight, including two cases linked to Cedar Meats Australia in Brooklyn.
Also among the state’s new cases is one case linked to the McDonald’s outlet at Fawkner in Melbourne’s north and four cases suspected to be the result of community transmission.
A reminder: Some Australian states closed their borders to residents of other states. Those entering their states were quarantined at hotels.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed a glimmer of hope that domestic tourism will be “back on its feet” in the near future, following National Cabinet today.
“As the borders fall internally, Australians can hopefully return to domestic travel and travel around the country more widely, particularly with school holidays coming up in July,” Mr Morrison said.