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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne
August 11, 2021

Location: Victoria 

Event:  Lockdown in metropolitan Melbourne, Victoria extended for another seven days.  The Victorian government announced on August 11, 2021, that the lockdown for metropolitan Melbourne would be extended for another seven days, through 11:59 pm on Thursday, August 19, 2021. 

The restrictions require staying at home except for when engaged in essential activities.  When outside the home, residents will be required to wear masks.  For more information, please see https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus. 

The U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne will be closed for routine in-person consular services during this time.  U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact MelbourneACS@state.gov. 


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