They are all MUSLIMS. And have not been fined. It’s one rule for them and harder one for us. Here is the story:
Members of five Melbourne households who...They are all MUSLIMS. And have not been fined. It’s one rule for them and harder one for us. Here is the story:
Members of five Melbourne households who visited each other’s homes in potential breach of the city’s lockdown rules are at the root of a fresh coronavirus outbreak that has threatened the state’s bid to defeat its second wave.
Thirty-four people who live in Melbourne’s southeast have tested positive for COVID-19, with two understood to be undergoing treatment in hospital. Transmission occurred through household mingling, it emerged on Friday
Health authorities revealed that they were forced to involve Victoria Police in a “painstaking” contact-tracing process, which proved challenging as links between the cases were not immediately obvious. None of those involved has been fined.
Premier Daniel Andrews described the outbreak, which Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton had linked to the Afghan community, as “disappointing”
He said the investigation had found members of the five households travelled close to home for essential purposes, such as to the Fountain Gate Shopping Centre to shop, but also outside the permitted 5km radius from their homes. “So these five houses in this particular cluster have had unfortunately some members of those households visiting other households,” he said Show more