Five million people have again been put under stay-at-home restrictions in the state of Victoria in Australia.

It comes after a surge in cases in the main city Melbourne that saw residents of 10 postcodes “ringfenced” in a military-assisted operation.

Dima Abdu’s is a resident of a North Melbourne tower block that was suddenly put into complete lockdown with no notice.

She spoke to the BBC about what it’s like on the inside.

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