Australia is turning the corner on covid-19
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The second wave of the coronavirus in Australia appears to be finally subsiding, but the country isn’t out of the woods yet.
Australia had its first covid-19 outbreak under control by the end of April, but was hit by a new wave in June that has been even bigger and deadlier than the first.
The fresh outbreak occurred after the virus escaped two hotels in Melbourne, Victoria, that were being used to quarantine citizens returning from overseas. Security guards working at the hotels contracted the virus from infected guests and …