Wyndham COVID 19 Numbers Still Rising.

The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 2660 with 127 new cases reported yesterday.

The overall total has increased by 124, with three cases reclassified. 

Wyndham has increased from 60 active cases yesterday to 86 today.

Within Victoria, 34 new cases are linked to outbreaks, 40 new cases have been identified through routine testing and 53 cases are under investigation. No case has been detected in a returned traveller in hotel quarantine.

There have been two new deaths reported since yesterday. A man in his 90s passed away in hospital yesterday and the Department has just confirmed another man in his 60s passed away in hospital this morning. To date, 22 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

There have been 416 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Victoria that have been acquired through unknown transmission. There are currently 645 active cases in Victoria.

Currently, 31 people with coronavirus infection are in hospital, including five patients in intensive care. 1992 people have recovered from the virus.

Of the total 2660 cases, there have been 2307 in metropolitan Melbourne and 260 in regional Victoria. The total number of cases is made up of 1397 men and 1244 women. More than 952,000 tests have been processed to date. 

Of the new cases which have already been linked to outbreaks, the breakdown is as follows:

  • 16 cases relating to the North Melbourne and Flemington public housing towers. These cases, plus existing cases on site that have now been linked to the outbreak, take the total number of cases to 53.
  • One new case linked to the Truganina family outbreak, a close contact of a known case, taking the total number of cases linked to the outbreak to 16. 
  • 14 new cases linked to the Al-Taqwa College outbreak, all previously identified school contacts. We have also linked some existing cases, taking the total number of cases linked to the outbreak to 77.
  • Two new cases linked to the Patterson Lakes/Lysterfield family outbreak, both close contacts of known cases, taking the total to 15.
  • One new case linked to the Camberwell Grammar School outbreak, taking the total to four.