Amy Shark postpones her Melbourne concert as Covid-19 outbreak spreads

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Amy Shark postpones her Melbourne concert as Covid-19 outbreak spreads

Amy Shark has been forced to postpone her Melbourne concert due to the Covid-19 outbreak in the city.

The 35-year-old singer was supposed to perform at the Rod Laver Arena on June 18, but the show has now been moved to September 4.

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Postponed: Amy Shark (pictured) has postponed her Melbourne concert as the city's Covid-19 outbreak continues to spread

Postponed: Amy Shark (pictured) has postponed her Melbourne concert as the city’s Covid-19 outbreak continues to spread

Amy’s tour kicks off Friday in Broadmeadow, New South Wales.

She will also perform in Sydney on June 12, Hobart on June 19, Gold Coast on June 25, Brisbane on June 26, Adelaide on July 1 and Perth on July 3.

The tour has also changed from standing to sitting to ensure it is Covid safe.

New date: The 35-year-old singer was supposed to perform at the Rod Laver Arena on June 18, but the show has now been moved to September 4.

New date: The 35-year-old singer was supposed to perform at the Rod Laver Arena on June 18, but the show has now been moved to September 4.

New date: The 35-year-old singer was supposed to perform at the Rod Laver Arena on June 18, but the show has now been moved to September 4.

It comes after Victoria registered 11 new Covid-19 cases as it nears decision day to determine whether Melbourne’s strict lockdown will be lifted on Thursday as planned.

The return to double-digit infections was the highest number in 11 days, and comes as six train services were added to the state’s growing list of exposures, bringing the total to an overwhelming 354 locations.

The new locally acquired cases were announced Monday and include two reported on Sunday and linked to Arcare Maidstone aged care facility, including a 70-year-old resident.

Pandemic: It comes after Victoria registered 11 new Covid-19 cases as it approaches decision day to determine whether Melbourne's strict lockdown will be lifted on Thursday as planned

Pandemic: It comes after Victoria registered 11 new Covid-19 cases as it approaches decision day to determine whether Melbourne's strict lockdown will be lifted on Thursday as planned

Pandemic: It comes after Victoria registered 11 new Covid-19 cases as it approaches decision day to determine whether Melbourne’s strict lockdown will be lifted on Thursday as planned

Melburnians are currently preparing to come out of lockdown on Thursday after restrictions were extended as the state grapples with the latest Covid-19 outbreak – which now sits at 94 active cases.

It’s unclear whether the latest wave of cases will dent the city’s hopes of moving to relaxed restrictions.

Speaking at a news conference on Sunday, Victoria’s deputy chief health officer Allen Cheng said officials’ main concern is detecting “upstream” transmission.

Lockdown: Melburnians are currently preparing to break out of lockdown on Thursday after restrictions were extended as state grapples with latest Covid-19 outbreak - now sitting at 94 active cases

Lockdown: Melburnians are currently preparing to break out of lockdown on Thursday after restrictions were extended as state grapples with latest Covid-19 outbreak - now sitting at 94 active cases

Lockdown: Melburnians are currently preparing to break out of lockdown on Thursday after restrictions were extended as state grapples with latest Covid-19 outbreak – now sitting at 94 active cases

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