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Australia Number of mystery coronavirus cases tops 3000 in Victoria

08:15  15 august  2020
08:15  15 august  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

Victoria records 471 new cases of coronavirus

  Victoria records 471 new cases of coronavirus Victoria has recorded 471 new cases of coronavirus as Melbourne suffers its fourth day of stage-four lockdown. The figure marks a dramatic decrease from the record 725 cases on Wednesday. Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Thursday afternoon 1,533 of the state's 7,449 active cases were linked to aged care. It comes after government modelling, leaked to The Australian newspaper, reportedly showed that case numbers would hit 1,100 next week and stay at a similar level for a further eight days.

Chief medical officer Brett Sutton says low number of deaths likely ‘a blip’ as Daniel Andrews announces 264 mystery cases .

Yesterday, when Victoria recorded 295 positive cases , the words "turning point" were even muttered by some. But as today's shock result of 723 A further death from coronavirus has been recorded in Victoria - bringing the number of people to die in the pandemic to 106. The man in his 50s was from

The number of cases without a known source in Victoria has reached 3383.

However, Premier Daniel Andrews said today this figure is not a cause for concern.

"Before people see that as a very, very big increase on previous days, we have always made the point, or try to, that coronavirus detective work is all done in one hit," Mr Andrews said.

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Victoria recorded 25 new coronavirus cases overnight, including 14 linked to existing outbreaks and one returned traveller in hotel quarantine. Plans to increase the number of patrons in restaurants, libraries and places of worship are being delayed, meaning the 20-person limit will remain until at least

"It does take time to try to exhaust all possible sources and then to declare that case a mystery case.

"So, they do come in batches, if you like. I would not read too much more into that, it is simply the product of multiple days' work being brought to book, as it were, recorded in our numbers," he said.

Victoria recorded 303 new COVID-19 cases and four more people died in the past day.

One woman in her 80s, two men in their 80s, and a woman in her 90s died from the disease, the premier said.

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Supermarkets make deal with Victorian government .
Warehouses had been told to cut their workforces by 33 per cent, but now they will be able to work at full capacity as long as strict guidelines are met. The big chains including Woolworths, Coles, Aldi and Costco and independent food retailers will be allowed to reduce staff levels in other parts of their businesses, instead of just the distribution centres, to achieve the same reduction in staff movements.

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