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Australia's Victoria state declares disaster, sets curfew to curb Covid-19

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Australia's second-most populous state Victoria declared a "state of disaster" on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital of Melbourne as part of its harshest movement restrictions to date to contain a resurgent Covid-19.

Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city already under a reimposed six-week stay-home order, has struggled to rein in the disease, with record numbers of infections of the new coronavirus reported last week...

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