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Australian Open Bans Spectators Due to Coronavirus Lockdown

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Australian Open Bans Spectators, Due to Coronavirus Lockdown. 30,000 fans had been attending Grand Slam tennis matches. However, the state of Victoria just issued a five-day stay-at-home order, which means the matches will continue without fans. Australian Open event coordinators say that it will continue on schedule. 19 cases of the highly-contagious U.K. coronavirus variant have been detected in Melbourne. The lockdown means that Victoria residents may leave their homes only for essential purposes, . such as purchasing food or essential family care products. This is our opportunity — our brief window — to starve the virus of what it wants most. Movement, Dan Andrews, Victoria Premier, via NPR News. The most recent lockdown in Victoria is the nation's third major stay-at-home order to be issued