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30 July 2020
Wimmera centres have remained largely unchanged from yesterday's COVID-19 figures.
Northern Grampians has recorded one more case taking the total active cases to two.
Horsham continues to sit on seven cases.
The DHHS list shows Ararat and West Wimmera on one, with Yarriambiack and
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Victoria has recorded 723 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 9,998.
The overall total has increased by 694 due to 29 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.
Within Victoria, 64 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 660 are under investigation.
There have been 13 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They were three men in their 70s, three women in their 70s, three men in their 80s, two women in their 80s and two men in their 90s. Ten of the 13 deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 105 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.
Cases currently linked to public housing in North Melbourne, Flemington and Carlton are as follows:
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/
Last week, we announced that face coverings would be mandatory in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. Today, we announced that same requirement will apply across regional Victoria.
That means from Sunday 2 August at 11:59pm, a face covering will be mandatory whenever you leave home – wherever you live.
The Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for the dissemination of information to the media involving positive COVID-19 cases across the state.
The Weekly Advertiser reports on COVID-19 cases in the region based on official information provided by the department and/or other relevant authorities.
'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'.