3000 residents in the virusramte therefore, Melbourne is set under Australia's strictest restrictions.
While all of Melbourne's residents are under lockdown and have limited opportunity to leave home, the 3000 residents from nine housing estates in Flemington and North Melbourne do not leave their home under any circumstances.
It writes the BBC.
It happens after an increase in the number of new coronavirustilfælde in the state of Victoria, where Melbourne is located. A big part of the new cases relating to the nine large apartment buildings.
Pictures from the area shows how residents have put the bills up in the windows, with handwritten messages such as 'I'm trapped' and 'Treat us as people, not trapped animals'.
More than 100 police officers were sent to the residential areas, immediately after that the stay-home order was announced by Victoria's prime minister, Daniel Andrews, at the weekend.
the Inhabitants of the other areas in Melbourne must continue to leave home, for example, to act, to exercise and take on the work.
Several residents from the nine apartment buildings is been stopped by the police unaware of the prohibition when they tried to leave the residential area.
In an official letter, that according to the BBC, is sent to the residents, says that the hard shutdown will last between 5 and 14 days.
the Majority of the residents in the affected areas in Flemington and North Melbourne have a lower income, and more of them have limited knowledge of English.
Many are migrants from Africa, Vietnam and China, writes the BBC.
the prime minister describes the citizens as some of the most vulnerable people in the state.
Health authorities in Victoria indicate that the isolation of the residents is necessary to contain the spread of infection of the coronavirus.
Many of the residents have, however, felt angry and puzzled over the actions of the authorities.
- Many of us found out about it (closure, red.) through the tv. It was not respectful or dignified for us to be informed of such, says Dima Abdu, who are students and live in one of the affected residential areas.
- as soon As the prime minister announced it, stood the police out here and told us that we could not leave the area. People were shocked and upset and thought, 'What have we done wrong?', says Dima Abdu on.
Healthcare professionals perform systematic test of all the residents of the neighbourhood unit, and the last day is 75 of them have been tested positive with corona virus.
This writes the news agency Reuters.
In the whole state of Victoria was on Tuesday registered 134 new smittetilfælde.
Australia has generally fared better than many other countries during the pandemic with the button 8900 infected and 106 coronarelaterede deaths.