Australia Victoria records two new virus cases as restrictions ease

00:52  28 october  2020
00:52  28 october  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

Victoria recorded two new COVID-19 cases overnight

  Victoria recorded two new COVID-19 cases overnight Another day of single-figure COVID-19 diagnoses, and no deaths, has Victorians keenly awaiting news of easing lifestyle restrictions. The state reported two new cases on Sunday and a rolling daily case count of 7.5 in metropolitan Melbourne for the fortnight up to Saturday. Regional Victoria's two-week average is 0.5.The statistics mean Victoria's coronavirus death count remains at 816 and the national toll is 904.Premier Daniel Andrews is expected to reveal significant changes to Melbourne's restrictions on movement and gatherings on Sunday.

Tuesday's two new local cases are both linked the Oran Park cluster. "The real test for New South Wales wasn't lockdown because it's easy not to spread the virus when everyone is confined Health authorities in NSW on Tuesday confirmed two new locally acquired coronavirus infections in the 24

Victoria recorded zero new cases and no deaths, while NSW recorded only one new locally acquired case . Daniel Crennan, the deputy chairman of Asic, resigned after it The commonwealth government welcomes the announcement by the Victorian premier to ease restrictions from 11.59pm on Tuesday.

Victoria has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 and two further deaths as Melbourne embraces its first day of eased restrictions.

The figures come after two consecutive days of zero new cases.

The rolling average for metro areas has dipped slightly from 2.8 yesterday to 2.7 today.

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Thousands of Melburnians flocked to bars and restaurants at midnight in a celebration of the four-month coronavirus lockdown lifting.

"I now officially declare Melbourne restaurants open for business," Angus and Bon steakhouse owner Liam Ganley said as he cut a ribbon to cheers, confetti and applause.

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Victoria recorded 42 new cases and, for the first time since 13 July, no new deaths Restrictions will be significantly eased in regional Victoria from 11.59pm tomorrow There were seven new cases in NSW and one new cases in Queensland

Another day with zero Covid-19 cases in Victoria . Two locally acquired in NSW. Detection of the virus in sewage samples could reflect the presence of known cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in recent weeks in the The only way to find new cases and prevent further transmission is to increase testing.

With restrictions still on how many people are allowed in certain venues, bookings were made hours in advance by those eager to finally "get on the beers".

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