Victoria Covid-19 lockdown: video captures moment girl sees dog for the first time

Six-month-old girl who’s been alone in Australia during the pandemic and lockdowns reacts adorable when she sees a dog for the first time

  • Six-month-old girl born during Covid-19 lockdown sees a dog for the first time
  • Adorable moment captured while strolling down a suburban Melbourne street
  • The baby had spent most of her young life in Victoria’s Covid-19 lockdowns










A baby girl born during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic had an adorable reaction after seeing some dogs for the first time.

The six-month-old was walking down a street with her mother in a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, when they came across some puppies.

Video shows the little toddler laughing and smiling as she gets closer to the dogs.

The baby’s mother revealed it was the first time her daughter had seen a dog, as the family has lived in Melbourne during the pandemic, which has been in lockdown for more than 200 days.

Footage Shows A Six Month Old Baby's Adorable Reaction When He First Meets Two Puppies

Footage Shows A Six Month Old Baby’s Adorable Reaction When He First Meets Two Puppies

In a touching encounter, the girl seems overjoyed to meet the couple, despite having just returned from her six-month-old vaccinations.

“Maybe she’s laughing at me,” the dog walker jokes as the baby bursts out laughing.

The heartwarming scene highlights the impact the state’s harsh and prolonged lockdowns have had on the Victorian community.

Melburnians first went into lockdown in March last year, August 5 marking the state’s sixth wave of stay-at-home restrictions.

Residents are currently only allowed to leave their homes for essential reasons, such as work or study, sports, shopping or access to health care.

Prime Minister Daniel Andrews had even resorted to the extreme measure of closing local playgrounds for two weeks.

Melburnians went into lockdown for the first time last March

Residents are currently only allowed to leave the house for essential reasons, such as work or study, sports, shopping or access to healthcare

The mother revealed her daughter was born during the Covid-19 pandemic as residents spend more than 200 days in lockdowns

Andrews unveiled Victoria’s roadmap to get out of lockdown on Sunday, October 26, the day the state is expected to achieve 70 percent double vaccination.

There are no longer any restrictions on leaving the house, the curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. is abolished and the travel distance is extended to 25 km.

Fully vaccinated residents are allowed to gather outside in groups of 10, while pubs, clubs and restaurants open outside for 50 double-dose people.

Weddings and funerals will resume with a limit of 50 vaccinated guests with hairdressing and personal care services to start over for five vaccinated customers.

Up to 30 visitors will be allowed into homes on Christmas Day – once 80 percent of the population is fully vaccinated.

The announcement of the state’s reopening plan comes as Melbourne records 603 Covid cases and one death on Tuesday.

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