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Daily Update

Daily Update

DHHS Daily Coronavirus Update For Victoria

Coronavirus update for Victoria

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Victoria has recorded 439 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 12,335.

The overall total has increased by 398, due to 41 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 63 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 376 are under investigation.

There have been 11 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include a man in his 70s, one man and three females in their 80s, two males and three females in their 90s and one woman in her 100s.

All of the 11 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 147 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

• 2159 cases may indicate community transmission

• 6706 cases are currently active in Victoria

• 456 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 38 in intensive care

• 5283 people have recovered from the virus

• More than 1,697,953 tests have been processed – an increase of approximately 21,000 since yesterday

Of the total cases:

• 11,319 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 728 are from regional Victoria

• Total cases include 6038 men and 6193 women

• Total number of healthcare workers: 1242, active cases: 731

• There are 1186 active cases relating to aged care facilities

Cases currently linked to public housing in North Melbourne, Flemington and Carlton are as follows:

• 310 cases are residents of various public housing towers in North Melbourne and Flemington. Investigations are continuing into how these cases are linked.

• 68 cases are residents of various public housing towers in Carlton. Investigations are continuing into if and/or how these cases are linked.

Active aged care outbreaks with the highest cumulative case numbers are as follows:

• 142 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner

• 135 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping

• 110 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth

• 107 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer

• 89 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg

• 65 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee

• 64 cases have been linked to Aurrum Aged Care in Plenty

• 64 cases have been linked to Menarock Life Aged Care Facility in Essendon

• 63 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care in Dandenong North

• 56 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows:

• 185 cases have been linked to Al-Taqwa College

• 155 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown

• 133 cases have been linked to Somerville Retail Services in Tottenham

• 78 cases have been linked to Australian Lamb Company in Colac

• 74 cases have been linked to Melbourne Health Royal Park Campus

• 37 cases have been linked to Woolworths Distribution Centre Mulgrave

• 25 cases have been linked to Golden Farms Poultry in Breakwater

• 34 cases have been linked to Catholic Regional College in Sydenham

• 32 cases have been linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina

• 38 cases have been linked to Nino Early Learning Centre in Bundoora

• 27 cases have been linked to Ingham’s Thomastown

The department is also looking into cases linked to Golf Links Rehabilitation Centre in Frankston, Parkville Youth Justice, Hume Central Secondary College and Lilydale Lodge Supported Residential Services. More information will be available in coming days as investigations continue.

As investigations are undertaken throughout the day, these outbreak totals are likely to change as the public health team identify links between cases and identified outbreaks. Organisation based outbreaks totals include contacts as well as employees/residents/staff/students of that location/business.

Media enquiries: Department of Health & Human Services Media Unit (03) 9096 8860 or press@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Cases by Local Government Area

Please find the latest COVID-19 notifications by local government areas below Note: Residential location is the residential address provided when the case is notified.

This is not where they were infected and may not be where the case currently resides.

Numbers are correct as of 11.59pm last night but are subject to change as cases are followed up and data is analysed. This can include changes to residential addresses following case interviews.

• The last column shows the number of current active cases in an LGA. Active cases are defined as someone who has tested positive, is currently in isolation and being monitored by the Department and who has not yet recovered.

Confirmed cases by LGA 4/08/2020

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current) WYNDHAM 1290 766

BRIMBANK 1192 749

HUME 1054 491

WHITTLESEA 723 464

MELTON 619 404

MORELAND 680 376

CASEY 539 310

MELBOURNE 692 298

MOONEE VALLEY 584 232

MARIBYRNONG 350 206

GREATER DANDENONG 254 186

UNKNOWN 190 186

YARRA 333 182

DAREBIN 325 175

BANYULE 359 133

YARRA RANGES 174 129

GREATER GEELONG 203 120

HOBSONS BAY 210 109

COLAC OTWAY 97 87

BAYSIDE 128 85

KINGSTON 142 80

MONASH 174 79

BOROONDARA 192 70

GLEN EIRA 139 66

WHITEHORSE 135 65

MANNINGHAM 130 59

NILLUMBIK 98 59

PORT PHILLIP 150 57

FRANKSTON 112 54

STONNINGTON 194 53

CARDINIA 94 52

KNOX 88 48

MAROONDAH 74 48

MACEDON RANGES 41 30

MITCHELL 56 27

GREATER BENDIGO 37 25

MORNINGTON PENINSULA 91 18

INTERSTATE 93 14

MOORABOOL 19 14

GLENELG 16 13

BALLARAT 29 12

GOLDEN PLAINS 16 10

LATROBE 22 10

HORSHAM 11 6

SOUTH GIPPSLAND 12 6

SURF COAST 15 5

BAW BAW 10 4

MANSFIELD 8 4

MOUNT ALEXANDER 10 4

BASS COAST 9 3

LODDON 6 3

HEPBURN 4 2

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS 5 2

PYRENEES 2 2

SWAN HILL 6 2

ARARAT 6 1

CAMPASPE 6 1

EAST GIPPSLAND 2 1

GREATER SHEPPARTON 18 1

MOIRA 12 1

MOYNE 2 1

MURRINDINDI 3 1

QUEENSCLIFFE 1 1

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS 3 1

WARRNAMBOOL 6 1

WEST WIMMERA 2 1

WODONGA 2 1

ALPINE 1 0

BENALLA 3 0

BULOKE 0 0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS 1 0

CORANGAMITE 1 0

GANNAWARRA 2 0

HINDMARSH 0 0

INDIGO 0 0

MILDURA 5 0

OVERSEAS 5 0

STRATHBOGIE 2 0

TOWONG 0 0

WANGARATTA 2 0

WELLINGTON 13 0

YARRIAMBIACK 1 0

Total 12335 6706

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