Breaking: The Federal Government is sending in the Australian military to deal with the crisis in Victoria.

Several teams of military medical professionals arrived in Melbourne today from Darwin, Townsville and based in New South Wales.

Victorian government resources are becoming overstretched as tests need to increase dramatically.

A number of suburbs are facing additional lockdowns as more cases are reported in Melbourne.

There were 75 cases in the last 24 hours as the outbreak escalates in Victoria.

“68 ADF medicos have just arrived in Melbourne from Darwin and Brisbane to help at our COCID testing sites,” 7 News reported.

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Ryan is Contributing Editor