Australia PM pushes jobs, Victoria to resume tourism as virus eases
Sunday, 24 May 2020 Australia's prime minister stressed the need to create jobs as a way to minimise government welfare spending, while the country's second-most populous state Victoria set out measures to resume tourism to regions ravaged by bushfires and virus-linked curbs.
Australia's Victoria state has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic with25 coronavirus deaths. More than two-thirds of the people who have died in theVictorian outbreak to date were connected to care homes for the elderly. Ofthe 25 people reported dead on Monday, 22 were linked to such outbreaks.
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Australia's Victoria state has announced a new record 725 Covid-19 cases, and15 deaths, on Wednesday. Victoria’s capital city Melbourne is preparing forall non-essential businesses to close as new pandemic restrictions areenforced in response to the rising number of cases.
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