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Australia Victoria's COVID-19 crisis by the numbers

10:06  26 september  2020
10:06  26 september  2020 Source:   aap.com.au

Lancashire expected to be placed under tighter lockdown measures

  Lancashire expected to be placed under tighter lockdown measures Lancashire is to be the latest part of the UK to face strict coronavirus lockdown rules - with drastic new curbs being introduced this weekend, Sky News understands. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told senior MPs from the county that he will announce the clampdown in the morning and the rules will come into force on Saturday.The coronavirus restrictions, similar to those being introduced in North East England, will cover the whole of Lancashire with the exception of two thirds of the seaside resort of Blackpool.

Victoria has recorded 13 more COVID - 19 deaths and 182 new cases as Melbourne remains subject to strict lockdown measures including an 8pm Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for august 22. * 182 new cases. * 13 more deaths, taking the state toll to 398 and the national figure to 485.

Victoria has recorded 51 new COVID - 19 cases and seven more deaths, taking the state's death toll to 701 and the national figure to 788. Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for september 10. * 51 new cases.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 25: Pedestrians wearing masks outside Flinders Street station on September 25, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. Victoria has recorded 14 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths in the past 24 hours. Metropolitan Melbourne remains under stage 4 lockdown restrictions, with people only allowed to leave home to give or receive care, shopping for food and essential items, daily exercise and work while an overnight curfew from 8pm to 5am is also in place. The majority of retail businesses are also closed. Other Victorian regions are in stage 3 lockdown. The restrictions, which came into effect from 2 August, were introduced by the Victorian government as health authorities worked to respond to a second wave of community COVID-19 transmissions across the state. (Photo by Asanka Ratnayake/Getty Images) © Getty MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 25: Pedestrians wearing masks outside Flinders Street station on September 25, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. Victoria has recorded 14 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths in the past 24 hours. Metropolitan Melbourne remains under stage 4 lockdown restrictions, with people only allowed to leave home to give or receive care, shopping for food and essential items, daily exercise and work while an overnight curfew from 8pm to 5am is also in place. The majority of retail businesses are also closed. Other Victorian regions are in stage 3 lockdown. The restrictions, which came into effect from 2 August, were introduced by the Victorian government as health authorities worked to respond to a second wave of community COVID-19 transmissions across the state. (Photo by Asanka Ratnayake/Getty Images)


New local lockdown rules announced in parts of North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire

  New local lockdown rules announced in parts of North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire Parts of the North West, West Yorkshire and the Midlands have been placed under further localised coronavirus restrictions. The new measures, prompted by a fast rise in COVID-19 cases, have been confirmed by the Department for Health following consultation with local councils and MPs.

Victoria has recorded 43 new COVID - 19 cases and nine more deaths, taking the state's death toll to 710 and the national figure to 797. Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for september 11. * 43 new cases, the eighth straight day in double digits.

Victoria has recorded 76 new COVID - 19 cases and 11 more deaths, taking the state's death toll to 661 and the national figure to 748. Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for september 5. * 76 new cases.

VICTORIA'S COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR SEPTEMBER 25

* One death, taking the state's toll to 782 and national figure to 870

* The woman was aged in her 80s

* The death is linked to aged care

* 12 new cases, five linked to known outbreaks and seven under investigation

* 14-day rolling case average is 23.6 for Melbourne and 0.8 for regional Victoria

* Cases with an unknown source from September 10 to 23 are 31 for Melbourne and zero for regional Victoria

* 444 active cases in Victoria, including 10 in regional areas

* 53 people in hospital, with nine in ICU including five on ventilators

* 72 active cases involving healthcare workers

* 231 active cases linked to aged care

* Four active cases linked to disability accommodation, all are staff

Thousands fined for breaking 'unclear' lockdown rules, MPs warn

  Thousands fined for breaking 'unclear' lockdown rules, MPs warn Britons are being fined for breaches of coronavirus lockdown regulations that are "unclear and ambiguous", a parliamentary committee has warned. The Joint Committee on Human Rights said it was "unacceptable" that "many thousands" were receiving fixed penalty notices (FPNs) despite evidence the police did not fully understand their powers.It added that the way regulations were being enforced by the police was having a "disproportionate impact" on young men from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for august 29. * 94 new cases, the lowest number of daily diagnoses since July 5. * Victoria ' s death toll stands at 513 and the national figure is 600. * Latest deaths include a woman in her 60s, a woman and two men in their 70s, four women and five men in

Victoria has reported five COVID - 19 deaths, taking the state toll to 750 and the national figure to 837, with 45 new cases. Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for september 18. * 5 deaths, taking the state's toll to 750 and national figure to 837. * All are aged-care related, two happened before Thursday.

* 4270 cases have an unknown source, up two from Friday

* About 2.65 million test results have been returned, an increase of 16,027 since Friday

POLICE FINES

* 82 fines in the past 24 hours, including 26 for curfew breaches, eight for failing to wear a face covering and 10 at vehicle checkpoints

RESTRICTIONS

* Stage four across metropolitan Melbourne, including a 9pm-5am curfew, 5km travel limit, two-hour outdoor exercise limit, widespread workforce shutdowns

* People in Melbourne who live alone can nominate a friend or family member to visit

* Measures in regional Victoria allow residents to leave home without restriction and all shops to reopen. Also allowed are outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people, up to five visitors to a home, and an opening up of hospitality and entertainment venues with density limits

* Melbourne drivers who try to leave the city without a valid reason risk a $4957 fine. Melbourne residents can travel to regional Victoria for work.

10pm pub curfew comes into force in England - this is how the first night went

  10pm pub curfew comes into force in England - this is how the first night went The first night of a 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants has passed largely without incident in England - but some venues are warning that the absence of late-night drinkers could put their future into jeopardy. In London, there was a small police presence on the streets of Soho last night, but no problems were reported.Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick joined a patrol in Shoreditch, a fashionable area in the capital's east, to remind the public of the measures they need to follow to stop coronavirus from spreading.

Victoria has recorded 17 more COVID - 19 deaths and 208 new cases as Melbourne remains subject to strict lockdown measures including a curfew. Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for august 23. * 208 new cases. * 17 more deaths, taking the state toll to 415 and the national figure to 502.

Victoria has reported 11 new cases of COVID - 19 , which is the lowest number of daily cases since June 16. Victoria ' s COVID - 19 numbers for september 21. * Two deaths, taking the state's toll to 763 and national figure to 851.


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