Australia Victoria's coronavirus cases rise by 10 as aged care and kindergarten go into lockdown

03:30  02 june  2020
03:30  02 june  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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An aged care facility and kindergarten in Melbourne have been closed after staff members were diagnosed with coronavirus.

A total of 10 more COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in Victoria, taking the state's total to 1,663.

Four new cases are linked to the outbreak at Rydges on Swanston, bringing the total number of cases linked to the hotel to 12.

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All four cases are close contacts of known cases and they are all in self-isolation.

None of the new cases are staff members.

One new case was detected in a staff member at Embracia aged care in Reservoir.

All staff and residents will today be tested for COVID-19 and the aged care home is in lockdown.

Another new case was detected in a kindergarten teacher at Macleod Preschool.

The kindergarten is closed today for a thorough clean.

Four other new cases are under investigation and were detected through routine drive-through or pop-up testing.

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