Australia Victoria continues COVID-free streak

01:15  28 november  2020
01:15  28 november  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Victoria has recorded its 27th consecutive day of zero coronavirus cases and deaths, with the state set to reach the milestone of officially eliminating COVID -19 tomorrow. Nearly 13,000 test results were conducted in the past 24 hours, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed.

Victoria ’s streak of daily cases under five continues as the state continues to provide evidence it is firmly en route to successfully suppressing its second wave. The Department of Health and Human Services announced three new cases on Wednesday – the sixth consecutive day cases have

Victoria has continued its streak of no new coronavirus cases and no deaths today.

  Victoria continues COVID-free streak

It has now been 29 days since the state last recorded a new case, meaning that the virus is considered to be eliminated.

Elimination of the virus is defined by epidemiologists as 28 days without new infections or mystery cases in the community.

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Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said four healthcare workers from Werribee Mercy Hospital had contracted coronavirus. " COVID -19 is not an elderly person's disease," Ms Mikakos said. "These are unprecedented times and Victoria Police continues to work with Government to ensure it

Victoria 's restaurants and bars will remain confined to takeaway services for the rest of May. (ABC News: Ron Ekkel). Mr Andrews said restaurants and cafes would continue to be restricted to Seven more people were diagnosed with COVID -19 overnight, including one case linked to the cluster at

There are now no active cases across Victoria and no cases with an unknown source.

It comes after the border with Tasmania reopened yesterday after months of the borders being tightly shut.

"It is great to see that the movement of people between Tasmania and Victoria has recommenced," Transport Minister Jacinta Allan said yesterday.

The borders with Queensland and South Australia are also set to reopen on Monday, December 1.

However, the Victorian Government has not yet confirmed when it will open its border to South Australia.

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