Melbourne is attacked by a massive ‘takeover’ demonstration.
Protesters have descended on a Melbourne neighbourhood in protest of “segregated eating,” as Victorians dine in eateries directly across the street.
We’re pleased to welcome you to Saturday’s coverage of Australia’s Covid-19 crisis.
Case numbers in Victoria have decreased as citizens who have been fully immunized enter their first weekend of freedom. Overnight, the state recorded 1750 new illnesses and, unfortunately, nine more deaths.
Meanwhile, NSW has confirmed 322 additional Covid cases and two deaths, with cases expected to increase in the coming days as the state’s restrictions are removed.
Queensland is also on high alert following the discovery of an infectious rideshare driver in the community for ten days. Authorities stated that the individual is “so ill” that he is unable to communicate with contact tracers.
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In Melbourne, anti-vaxxers conduct a protest.
Dozens of anti-vax activists have staged a “takeover” of St Kilda to demonstrate against restrictions being removed for the fully vaccinated.