Victoria’s Chief Well being Officer Brett Sutton stated it is too quickly to say if suburbs shall be put into lockdown.
However he stated the “clearly massive numbers immediately” had been “completely regarding”.
He stated any doable lockdowns on sure suburbs – one thing the premier has indicated may occur – are a “balancing act”.
“It might be a tougher step however must be proportionate,” he stated.
“We all know what the results are … by way of fatigue in folks’s optimistic behaviours.
“We do not need to drive folks out of suburban areas into new unaffected areas.
“So there’s a balancing act by way of making the decision on a lockdown.
“We all know that it’s a actual problem for companies, it’s a actual problem for folks of their properties if that’s what is required.
“However it’s completely an possibility and we flagged the potential of utilizing it and we’ll use it whether it is required.”
He stated transmission is going on as a result of individuals are nonetheless going out with signs and seeing different folks.
“I believe it’ll worsen earlier than it will get higher,” Prof. Sutton stated.
“We all know what works already. We simply want folks to do it.”