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COVID-19 Cases Spike in Africa, While Melbourne, Australia, Is Placed Back on Lockdown

HeadlineJul 09, 2020

In international news, the African CDC is reporting confirmed COVID-19 cases have jumped 24% this week. South Africa has been hardest hit — the death toll there has topped 3,500. In Australia, the country’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has reentered lockdown due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Residents have been told to stay home for the next six weeks. 

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