Coronavirus live news: Queensland steps up alert; protesters try to storm Reichstag
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And in Victoria, Australia’s worst-affected state.
#COVID19VicData for 30 August, 2020. There were 114 new cases detected in Victoria yesterday. Sadly we report 11 lives lost – condolences to all affected. More information will be available later today via our media release. pic.twitter.com/4voh37S3oM
Staying in Australia, the government in the northern state of Queensland has added more locations to a public health alert in the south-east.
The ABC, Australia’s public broadcaster, is reporting there are are now 120 locations under the alert, as identified by contact tracers.