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Daily Update

Daily Update

DHHS Daily COVID-19 Update For Victoria

Coronavirus update for Victoria

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Victoria has recorded 471 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 13,469.

The overall total has increased by 434, due to 37 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 81 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 390 are under investigation.

There have been eight new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include two men in their 60s, three men and two women in their 80s and a woman in her 90s.

Four of the eight new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 170 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

• 2388 cases may indicate community transmission

• 7449 cases are currently active in Victoria

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

• 5628 people have recovered from the virus

• More than 1,746,900 tests have been processed – an increase of approximately 25,000 since yesterday

Of the total cases:

• 12,353 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 804 are from regional Victoria

• Total cases include 6534 men and 6816 women

• Total number of healthcare workers: 1388, active cases: 810

• 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:

• 196 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown

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

• 122 cases have been linked to JBS Brooklyn

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

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

• 59 cases have been linked to Woolworths Distribution Centre Mulgrave

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

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

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

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

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

• 29 cases have been linked to Ingham’s Thomastown

The department is also looking into cases linked to Caroline Chisholm Catholic College in Braybrook. 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 06/08/2020

LGA

Total confirmed cases (ever)

Currently active cases

WYNDHAM 1466 906

BRIMBANK 1304 813

HUME 1166 559

WHITTLESEA 806 518

MELBOURNE 715 294

MORELAND 715 386

MELTON 687 449

MOONEE VALLEY 616 246

CASEY 579 330

DAREBIN 394 233

MARIBYRNONG 383 231

BANYULE 382 148

YARRA 347 190

GREATER DANDENONG 273 200

HOBSONS BAY 237 132

GREATER GEELONG 220 131

STONNINGTON 204 61

BOROONDARA 199 69

YARRA RANGES 189 140

MONASH 188 86

PORT PHILLIP 164 68

KINGSTON 153 89

GLEN EIRA 150 74

BAYSIDE 145 100

WHITEHORSE 141 63

MANNINGHAM 139 66

FRANKSTON 124 64

NILLUMBIK 109 69

COLAC OTWAY 106 92

CARDINIA 103 60

MORNINGTON PENINSULA 100 25

KNOX 98 55

INTERSTATE 94 14

MAROONDAH 77 47

MITCHELL 63 34

GREATER BENDIGO 51 39

MACEDON RANGES 47 36

BALLARAT 34 16

LATROBE 27 15

GLENELG 19 14

GOLDEN PLAINS 19 12

MOORABOOL 19 11

GREATER SHEPPARTON 18 1

SURF COAST 16 6

WELLINGTON 13 0

BAW BAW 12 6

MOIRA 12 1

SOUTH GIPPSLAND 12 5

HORSHAM 11 5

MOUNT ALEXANDER 11 5

BASS COAST 10 4

MANSFIELD 8 4

ARARAT 6 1

CAMPASPE 6 1

LODDON 6 3

MILDURA 6 1

SWAN HILL 6 2

WARRNAMBOOL 6 1

OVERSEAS 5 0

HEPBURN 4 1

MURRINDINDI 4 2

BENALLA 3 0

EAST GIPPSLAND 3 2

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS 3 0

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS 3 1

WEST WIMMERA 3 2

GANNAWARRA 2 0

MOYNE 2 1

PYRENEES 2 1

STRATHBOGIE 2 0

WANGARATTA 2 0

WODONGA 2 1

ALPINE 1 0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS 1 0

CORANGAMITE 1 0

QUEENSCLIFFE 1 1

YARRIAMBIACK 1 0

UNKNOWN 213 206

Total 13469 7449

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