Australia coronavirus news live: Tighter restrictions in force for NYE as Sydney's Croydon cluster causes concern and Victoria announces new cases
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There have been 10 new locally acquired Covid-19 cases detected from 27,894 tests in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday.
Of the 10 new local cases:
Foley also confirms that the 5pm restrictions, which mandate mask use indoors and limit in home gatherings to 15 people, apply to all of Victoria.