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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's state of Victoria reported more than 650 infections of the new coronavirus on Sunday, up from 397 cases the previous day, ABC News television reported, citing unnamed sources.

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews is to announce the official number of cases later on Sunday, together with a set of new measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

(Reporting by Lidia Kelly; Editing by William Mallard)

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Australia Commemorates End of WW2 With Message of Unity

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - In socially distanced ceremonies across Australia that echoed a message of unity, politicians, veterans and ordinary people commemorated on Saturday the 75th anniversary of the day that brought the end of World War Two to the country.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Anthony Albanese laid wreaths at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, with a small group of veterans attending the national ceremony, subdued by the coronavirus pandemic.

"A country of seven million united and became one in a mighty national effort to defend human civilisation from the bullies who sought to destroy it," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

"Australia wasn't alone. We stood with our allies and our friends, this was a global fight. All understood that if tyranny was not confronted together, eventually it would be confronted alone. True then, true today."

The Aug. 15 Victory in the Pacific Day commemorates Japan's acceptance of the Allies' demand to surrender, three months after Nazi Germany surrendered in Europe.

Almost one million Australians served in World War Two. Some 39,000 died and another 30,000 were taken prisoner, according to government data. About 12,000 of those serving in the war are still alive.

(Reporting by Lidia Kelly)

Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.

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