‘Magnifying glass’ on inequality - why Covid is hitting harder in Melbourne’s disadvantaged areas


by Josh Nicholas

23 September 2021


“But now in the time of stay-at-home orders and closed borders, it becomes much more of an issue.”


Data also reveals the most disadvantaged areas in the city have seen up to 10 times more Covid cases than the most affluent during the current outbreak.


The current Covid outbreak in Victoria is following a similar trajectory to both Sydney’s current outbreak and the state’s second wave in 2020.



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