Melbourne’s suburban coronavirus contact tracing teams were supposed to be running by now. So what’s the hold-up?
In early September, as Victoria’s daily COVID-19 case numbers were finally dropping out of triple figures, Premier Daniel Andrews announced the creation of a system of local response units in Melbourne, to replace the highly centralised system that had failed to stop the second wave.
But two months on, while six units in regional Victoria are operating, the metropolitan hubs that were supposed to be established “within weeks”, have not yet started working.
Source: ABC News
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