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Daily Update

Daily Update

DHHS August 5 Daily Update Of Coronavirus In Victoria

Coronavirus update for Victoria

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Victoria has recorded 725 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 13,035.

The overall total has increased by 700, due to 25 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 164 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 561 are under investigation.

There have been 15 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include a man in his 30s, three men and one woman in their 70s, three men and three women in their 80s and three men and one woman their 90s.

10 of the 15 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 162 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

• 2281 cases may indicate community transmission

• 7227 cases are currently active in Victoria

• 538 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 42 in intensive care

• 5424 people have recovered from the virus

• More than 1,745,900 tests have been processed – an increase of approximately 24,000 since yesterday

Of the total cases:

• 11,958 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 771 are from regional Victoria

• Total cases include 6327 men and 6591 women

• Total number of healthcare workers: 1285, active cases: 729

• There are 1435 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

• 78 cases have been linked to Arcare Aged Care Facility in Craigieburn

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

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

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

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

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows:

• 189 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown

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

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

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

• 57 cases have been linked to Woolworths Distribution Centre Mulgrave

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

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

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

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

• 29 cases have been linked to Ingham’s Thomastown

• 29 cases have been linked to Respite Services Australia in Moonee Ponds

The department is also looking into cases linked to St Joseph’s Primary School in Quarry Hill. 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 05/08/2020

LGA Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM 1397 860

BRIMBANK 1251 791

HUME 1114 528

WHITTLESEA 780 509

MELTON 658 434

MORELAND 714 394

CASEY 564 326

MELBOURNE 703 299

MOONEE VALLEY 598 238

MARIBYRNONG 383 234

DAREBIN 372 212

GREATER DANDENONG 261 193

YARRA 344 191

BANYULE 379 148

GREATER GEELONG 215 132

YARRA RANGES 179 132

HOBSONS BAY 221 118

BAYSIDE 141 98

COLAC OTWAY 101 91

MONASH 183 85

KINGSTON 147 83

GLEN EIRA 149 75

BOROONDARA 197 71

PORT PHILLIP 161 66

WHITEHORSE 139 66

NILLUMBIK 105 65

MANNINGHAM 136 63

STONNINGTON 202 59

FRANKSTON 116 57

CARDINIA 97 55

KNOX 93 50

MAROONDAH 77 48

MACEDON RANGES 47 36

MITCHELL 60 31

GREATER BENDIGO 41 29

MORNINGTON PENINSULA 97 23

INTERSTATE 95 15

BALLARAT 31 13

LATROBE 25 13

MOORABOOL 19 13

GLENELG 16 13

GOLDEN PLAINS 19 12

SURF COAST 16 6

BAW BAW 12 6

HORSHAM 11 6

SOUTH GIPPSLAND 12 5

BASS COAST 10 4

MOUNT ALEXANDER 10 4

MANSFIELD 8 4

LODDON 6 3

SWAN HILL 6 2

WEST WIMMERA 3 2

GREATER SHEPPARTON 18 1

MOIRA 12 1

ARARAT 6 1

CAMPASPE 6 1

MILDURA 6 1

WARRNAMBOOL 6 1

HEPBURN 4 1

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS 4 1

MURRINDINDI 3 1

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS 3 1

EAST GIPPSLAND 2 1

MOYNE 2 1

PYRENEES 2 1

WODONGA 2 1

QUEENSCLIFFE 1 1

WELLINGTON 13 0

BENALLA 3 0

GANNAWARRA 2 0

STRATHBOGIE 2 0

WANGARATTA 2 0

ALPINE 1 0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS 1 0

CORANGAMITE 1 0

YARRIAMBIACK 1 0

UNKNOWN 206 201

Total 13035 7227

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