Australia’s Victoria declares state of disaster amid record coronavirus numbers, giving sweeping powers to police

The Australian state of Victoria declared a state of disaster on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne to contain COVID-19. Melbourne, Australia‚Äôs second-largest city already under a reimposed six-week stay-home order, has struggled to rein in the disease, with record numbers of infections of the new coronavirus reported last week. On […]