Victoria Hits A COVID Record As The City Braces For Protest

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Victoria's COVID cases continue to escalate as do the rioting mobs in Melbourne's CBD.

The state has reported a whooping 766 new infections and sadly four COVID-related deaths.

It's Victoria's highest single-day tally ever recorded.

Meanwhile, its almost like ground hog day in Melbourne with police pleading with would-be protesters against heading into the city for a fourth day of demonstrations.

Wednesday's rally took a disappointing turn as protestors clambered over the Shrine of Remembrance resulting in 215 arrests.

Shrine of Remembrance chief executive Dean Lee told the Herald Sun that he was 'speechless' and 'appalled' by the behaviour.

“I cannot comprehend the selfishness of people who have come to this sacred place and do this to Victoria’s Shrine of Remembrance," he said.

“It’s outrageous, reprehensible and it’s the most disgusting behaviour I could ever imagine here at the Shrine of Remembrance"

- Dean Lee

It's understood that agitators from far right nationalists and anti-vaxxer groups, along with conspirators are leaning on vulnerable sections of the community, like male tradies between the ages of 25 to 40 years old, to “turn up in your work uniform”, as Melbourne braces for more violence on the streets.

Police and specialist riot officers meanwhile, brace for another day of protests as the Melbourne Freedom Rally Telegram group vow to wreak more havoc on the streets of Melbourne.


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23 September 2021

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