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It’s Official! Highest Rate in State.

Highest rate

Victoria has recorded 238 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 4448. Wyndham is leading the way with a total of 249 cases, which is the highest rate for a local government area throughout Victoria. 150 cases have been linked to Al-Taqwa College

The overall total has increased by 224, after 14 cases were reclassified – largely due to duplication. 

Within Victoria, 29 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks and 209 are under investigation. 

One new death has been reported since yesterday, a woman in her 90’s who died in hospital. To date, 27 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 790 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 1931 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 105 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 27 in intensive care
  • 2488 people have recovered from the virus
  • Of the total cases, 4017 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 305 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 2329 men and 2109 women
  • More than 1,197,300 tests have been processed

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

  • 247 cases are residents of various public housing towers in North Melbourne and Flemington. Investigations are continuing into how these cases are linked. 
  • 36 cases are residents of various public housing towers in Carlton. Investigations are continuing into if and/or how these cases are linked.