Australia Covid news live: Victoria records 11 new cases, men charged with allegedly striking horse at anti-lockdown protest | Australia news
Victoria records 11 new cases
Two men have been charged after allegedly striking police horses during yesterday’s anti-lockdown protests in Sydney.
A 33-year-old man has been charged with affray, join or continue in unlawful assembly, commit an act of cruelty upon an animal, and not comply with noticed direction re. 7/8/9 – COVID-19.
A 36 year old man has also been arrested and charged with assault officer in execution of duty, commit an act of cruelty upon an animal, not comply with noticed direction re. 7/8/9 – COVID-19.
Both men have been refused bail and will appear today at Parramatta Local Court.
Victoria has recorded 11 new locally acquired Covid-19 cases, all of whom where in quarantine during their infectious period, according to the state’s health department.
All cases are linked to the current outbreak.
Good morning! It’s Justine Landis-Hanley here, bringing you the news today.
To kick off, let’s recap the biggest stories from yesterday and a few overnight developments.
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