Victoria has recorded 450 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 13,867.

Victoria has recorded 450 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 13,867.

The overall total has increased by 398, due to 52 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication. 

Within Victoria, 42 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 408 are under investigation. 

There have been 11 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include a woman in her 50s, two men in their 70s, three men and three women in their 80s and two women in their 90s.

Seven of the 11 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 181 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 2454 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 7637 cases are currently active in Victoria 
  • 607 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 41 in intensive care
  • 5829 people have recovered from the virus
  • More than 1,771,900 tests have been processed – an increase of approximately 25,000 since yesterday

Of the total cases: 

  • 12,713 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 839 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 6733 men and 7032 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 1527, active cases: 911
  • There are 1548 active cases relating to aged care facilities

Active aged care outbreaks with the highest cumulative case numbers are as follows: 

  • 172 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 161 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 144 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 119 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 94 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg
  • 84 cases have been linked to Arcare Aged Care Facility in Craigieburn
  • 80 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 74 cases have been linked to Aurrum Aged Care in Plenty
  • 73 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee
  • 70 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows: 

  • 196 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown
  • 164 cases have been linked to Somerville Retail Services in Tottenham
  • 121 cases have been linked to JBS Brooklyn
  • 90 cases have been linked to Melbourne Health Royal Park Campus
  • 83 cases have been linked to Australian Lamb Company in Colac 
  • 60 cases have been linked to Woolworths Distribution Centre Mulgrave
  • 44 cases have been linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina
  • 44 cases have been linked to Nino Early Learning Centre in Bundoora
  • 37 cases have been linked to Catholic Regional College in Sydenham
  • 36 cases have been linked to Golden Farms Poultry in Breakwater
  • 31 cases have been linked to Respite Services Australia in Moonee Ponds

The department is also looking into four cases in staff linked to a hospital ward at Eastern Health; two cases linked to Polytrade Recycling in Dandenong South; and one case linked to the Europa Melbourne Hostel. More information will be available in coming days as investigations continue.

As investigations are undertaken throughout the day, these outbreak totals are likely to change as the public health team identify links between cases and identified outbreaks. Organisation based outbreaks totals include contacts as well as employees/residents/staff/students of that location/business.  

Media enquiries: 

Department of Health & Human Services Media Unit (03) 9096 8860 or press@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Cases by Local Government Area       

Please find the latest COVID-19 notifications by local government areas below       

Note:

  • Residential location is the residential address provided when the case is notified. 
  • This is not where they were infected and may not be where the case currently resides. 
  • Numbers are correct as of 11.59pm last night but are subject to change as cases are followed up and data is analysed. This can include changes to residential addresses following case interviews. 
  • The last column shows the number of current active cases in an LGA.  Active cases are defined as someone who has tested positive, is currently in isolation and being monitored by the Department and who has not yet recovered.

Confirmed cases by LGA 07/08/2020

LGA

Total confirmed cases (ever)

Currently active cases

WYNDHAM

1496

910

BRIMBANK

1375

849

HUME

1195

567

WHITTLESEA

830

526

MORELAND

738

401

MELTON

732

484

MELBOURNE

719

295

MOONEE VALLEY

624

245

CASEY

596

343

DAREBIN

413

245

MARIBYRNONG

392

232

BANYULE

383

147

YARRA

350

186

GREATER DANDENONG

280

202

GREATER GEELONG

241

150

HOBSONS BAY

241

131

STONNINGTON

207

62

BOROONDARA

204

69

MONASH

197

94

YARRA RANGES

197

140

PORT PHILLIP

163

66

KINGSTON

160

92

GLEN EIRA

153

72

BAYSIDE

151

105

WHITEHORSE

143

65

MANNINGHAM

142

68

FRANKSTON

126

66

CARDINIA

110

66

NILLUMBIK

109

67

COLAC OTWAY

106

92

KNOX

106

61

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

103

28

INTERSTATE

93

13

MAROONDAH

78

47

MITCHELL

65

36

GREATER BENDIGO

60

48

MACEDON RANGES

46

35

BALLARAT

33

15

LATROBE

27

15

GREATER SHEPPARTON

21

4

MOORABOOL

21

13

GOLDEN PLAINS

20

13

GLENELG

19

13

SURF COAST

16

6

WELLINGTON

13

0

BAW BAW

12

6

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

12

5

HORSHAM

11

5

MOIRA

11

0

MOUNT ALEXANDER

11

5

BASS COAST

10

4

MANSFIELD

8

4

ARARAT

6

1

CAMPASPE

6

1

LODDON

6

2

MILDURA

6

1

SWAN HILL

6

1

WARRNAMBOOL

6

0

OVERSEAS

5

0

HEPBURN

4

1

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

4

1

BENALLA

3

0

EAST GIPPSLAND

3

2

MURRINDINDI

3

1

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

1

WEST WIMMERA

3

2

GANNAWARRA

2

0

MOYNE

2

1

PYRENEES

2

1

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WODONGA

2

1

ALPINE

1

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

1

0

CORANGAMITE

1

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

1

1

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

BULOKE

0

0

HINDMARSH

0

0

INDIGO

0

0

TOWONG

0

0

UNKNOWN

217

206

TOTAL

13867

7637