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Coronavirus updates LIVE: England enters national lockdown with retail, hospitality closed for a month; Australian death toll stands at 907

Brisbane Times Saturday, 31 October 2020
Melbourne's skies are still overcast but the mood is buoyant on the long weekend, as residents soak up the first weekend of cafes, restaurants and shops being open. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a sweeping national lockdown for four weeks after a spike of COVID-19 cases. Follow our live coverage here.
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News video: Large queues and full trolleys suggest panic buying ahead of new lockdown

Large queues and full trolleys suggest panic buying ahead of new lockdown 00:32

Large queues and full trolleys of essential items such as toilet paper andbottled water at a Costco store in Birmingham suggest that the Government'scalls to not panic buy ahead of England's national lockdown may be goingunheard.

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