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Victoria (Australia): State in Australia
Victoria is a federated state in southeastern Australia, and politically a parliamentary constitutional monarchy. It is the second-smallest state with a land area of 237,659 km2 (91,761 sq mi), making it the most densely populated state in Australia. Victoria is bordered with New South Wales to the north and South Australia to the west, and is bounded by the Bass Strait to the south, the Great Australian Bight portion of the Southern Ocean to the southwest, and the Tasman Sea to the southeast. The state encompasses a range of climates and geographical features from its temperate coastal and central regions to the Victorian Alps in the north-east and the semi-arid north-west.

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Victoria records 25 coronavirus deaths in Australia's deadliest day so far [Video]

Victoria records 25 coronavirus deaths in Australia's deadliest day so far

Australia's Victoria state has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic with25 coronavirus deaths. More than two-thirds of the people who have died in theVictorian outbreak to date were connected to..

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Australia's Victoria state announces record virus numbers [Video]

Australia's Victoria state announces record virus numbers

Australia's Victoria state has announced a new record 725 Covid-19 cases, and15 deaths, on Wednesday. Victoria’s capital city Melbourne is preparing forall non-essential businesses to close as new..

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Australia military steps in to enforce COVID-19 lockdown [Video]

Australia military steps in to enforce COVID-19 lockdown

Hundreds deployed in Victoria, which has introduced a number of tough measures to control its outbreak.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published
Victoria bans self-isolators from outdoor exercise [Video]

Victoria bans self-isolators from outdoor exercise

Australia's hard-hit state of Victoria banned self-isolating people fromexercising outdoors and introduced tougher fines for people infected withCovid-19 who breach their isolation.

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