Stay cool, stay warm, and stay healthy when you return to Melbourne after an extended stay in the country’s capital.
The ABC’s stay-at-home tips have been updated with a link to the ABC’s home page.
Key points:The ABC has released the ABC Stay Cool and Stay Warm Guide for the coming weekend, which includes tips for staying cool and safe in Melbourne.
The guide also includes the latest coronaviruses and virus-related news and tips for people who are affected.
“For those who have been travelling, stay hydrated, stay in good physical condition and take steps to minimise your exposure to the virus, stay away from any exposed surfaces and avoid any contact with anyone who may be infected,” it says.
“The ABC Stay Calm and Stay Safe is a useful tool for those who are concerned about their personal health, and for anyone who is experiencing an adverse reaction to the coronivirus.”
If you are feeling anxious, worried or just want to be reassured, you should check the ABC website and stay on top of all the latest news and developments.
“Be sure to keep yourself updated on the latest information.”
It’s a tough week for Melbourne as the city faces an outbreak of coronaviral disease.
The state’s peak coronavaccine monitoring body said more than 600 people have died in Melbourne since the start of the outbreak, while more than 500 more have tested positive.ABC local business reporter David White says it’s the city’s first coronavillosis outbreak since the 1960s, when an outbreak was sparked in a small town in northern NSW.
“It’s the worst we’ve seen in Melbourne in a long time,” he said.
“And it’s a real shame that the city is going through this.”
He said it’s an extremely challenging time for those living in the city, with hospitals overwhelmed and thousands of people homeless.
“When we see people walking out of hospitals and they’re in a very serious condition and we see that they’re not even being treated for coronavid, it’s just very worrying,” he told ABC News Breakfast.
“This is a serious and expensive disease, and people are being forced to stay at home, stay on the streets, and do things that are risky and they should not be doing.”‘
I am still feeling like a human’After more than a week in hospital, Sydney resident Michael Brown is still feeling “a little bit scared”.
“It feels like it’s been a long journey to get here,” he explained.
“We’ve been in Australia for four years and we’ve never seen anything like this before.”
He described how he feels as a human being “like I am still in a hospital”.
“The worst thing that can happen to you is to go home and not be able to go to sleep,” he added.
“I’m still feeling a little bit afraid.”
He’s been living in Australia since August, but had been due to return to the country before Christmas.
“You get used to the fact that you’re going home and you’re in the comfort of your own home,” he continued.
“But then you have to go back to work, you have a baby and then you can’t go home for a few days.”
Then you start thinking that’s the end of the world.
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