Melbourne tower lockdown 'like being in prison'
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Coronavirus updates: Melbourne tower block lockdown 'like being in prison'

Five million people have again been put under stay-at-home restrictions in the state of Victoria in Australia.

It comes after a surge in cases in the main city Melbourne that saw residents of 10 postcodes "ringfenced" in a military-assisted operation.

Dima Abdu is a resident of a North Melbourne tower block that was suddenly put into complete lockdown with no notice.

She spoke to the BBC about what it's like on the inside.

Read more: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border

Video by Isabelle Rodd.

  • 07 Jul 2020
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