Daniel Andrews has taken another swipe at the New South Wales premier over the Covid outbreak that has spread from Sydney and infected dozens of Victorians.
The state premier made the subtle dig at Gladys Berejiklian as he defended plunging his state into a snap five-day lockdown - compared to long shutdown in Sydney.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'It is an easy thing and a small task for this virus to get from one end of Victoria to the other,' he said during a press conference on Sunday.
'It got from Sydney to Melbourne pretty quickly.'
Daniel Andrews has taken another swipe at the New South Wales premier over the Sydney outbreak that has spread and wreaked havoc in Victoria
Regional Victorians had been hoping to come out of lockdown sooner with most of the cases from the outbreak linked to Melbourne and its surrounding suburbs.
Their hopes were dashed on Sunday after the state reported 17 new cases including a man in his 30s from Mildura, 540km north-west of Melbourne.
Mr Andrews said the next 48 hours would be critical in determining if restrictions were lifted on time as his state grappled with the 'problems of Sydney'.
'A problem anywhere is potentially a problem everywhere,' he said. 'And that's the reality we're living.
'Problems of Sydney have become challenges here, and if there's a problem in