Media release
07 September 2020

Victoria has recorded 41 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 19,574.

The overall total has increased by 36 due to five cases being reclassified.

Within Victoria, 16 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 25 are under investigation.

There have been nine new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. One woman aged in her 70s, three men and one woman aged in their 80s and three men and one woman aged in their 90s. Six of the deaths occurred prior to yesterday. 

Eight of today’s nine deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 675 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

Today’s daily average case number for metropolitan Melbourne is 84.8 and regional Victoria is 5.3. The daily average case number is calculated by averaging out the number of new cases over the past 14 days.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 4369 cases may indicate community transmission – an increase of four since yesterday 
  • 1781 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 266 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 25 in intensive care
  • 17,056 people have recovered from the virus
  • A total of 2,403,388 test results have been received which is an increase of 12,938 since yesterday

Of the 1781 current active cases in Victoria:

  • 1651 are in metropolitan Melbourne under stage 4 restrictions
  • 95 are in regional local government areas under stage 3 restrictions
  • 33 are either unknown or subject to further investigation
  • 2 are interstate residents 
  • Greater Geelong has 16 active cases, Greater Bendigo has four active cases and Ballarat has three active cases.

Of the total cases:

  • 18,210 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 1178 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 9337 men and 10,212 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 3314, active cases: 259
  • There are 873 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

  • 232 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 215 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 206 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 162 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 139 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 127 cases have been linked to Twin Parks Aged Care in Reservoir
  • 124 cases have been linked to Cumberland Manor Aged Care Facility in Sunshine North
  • 119 cases have been linked to BlueCross Ruckers Hill Aged Care Facility in Northcote 
  • 118 cases have been linked to Japara Goonawarra Aged Care Facility in Sunbury 
  • 117 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg

In Victoria there are currently 23 active cases in residential disability accommodation:

  • Total resident cases: 10; Total Staff cases: 13
  • Active cases in NDIS homes: 23 (10 residents)
  • Active cases in ‘transfer’ homes (State regulated/funded): 0 
  • Active cases in state government delivered and funded homes: 0

Outbreaks with the highest number of active cases include:

  • 19 active cases are currently linked to Frankston Hospital
  • 14 active cases are currently linked to Vawdrey Australia Truck Manufacturer
  • 16 active cases are currently linked to Bulla Dairy Foods in Colac
  • 11 active cases are currently linked to Dandenong Police Station
  • 10 active cases are currently linked to the Royal Melbourne Hospital Royal Park campus

As public health work is undertaken throughout the day, outbreak totals are likely to change as the public health team identify links between cases and identified outbreaks. Organisation based outbreak 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 07/09/2020

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM

2155

204

BRIMBANK

1953

194

MORELAND

1016

113

MELTON

1109

112

DAREBIN

644

101

HUME

1616

101

CASEY

979

93

MELBOURNE

883

77

WHITTLESEA

1192

74

HOBSONS BAY

446

62

BAYSIDE

245

59

MARIBYRNONG

577

55

GREATER DANDENONG

491

54

MOONEE VALLEY

776

54

KINGSTON

299

44

MONASH

305

36

PORT PHILLIP

276

31

COLAC OTWAY

122

25

YARRA

458

25

CARDINIA

202

21

FRANKSTON

229

20

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

184

18

GLEN EIRA

211

16

GREATER GEELONG

360

16

YARRA RANGES

252

15

LATROBE

55

13

BANYULE

435

11

MAROONDAH

104

11

BOROONDARA

259

10

STONNINGTON

253

10

KNOX

160

8

MANNINGHAM

167

8

MITCHELL

85

8

MOORABOOL

40

8

WHITEHORSE

201

8

NILLUMBIK

133

6

GREATER BENDIGO

104

4

BALLARAT

60

3

GREATER SHEPPARTON

49

3

HORSHAM

13

3

CAMPASPE

9

2

EAST GIPPSLAND

5

2

INTERSTATE

103

2

BAW BAW

15

1

CORANGAMITE

3

1

MACEDON RANGES

57

1

MANSFIELD

10

1

PYRENEES

3

1

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

12

1

SURF COAST

18

1

WARRNAMBOOL

13

1

ALPINE

1

0

ARARAT

7

0

BASS COAST

11

0

BENALLA

3

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

2

0

GANNAWARRA

2

0

GLENELG

20

0

GOLDEN PLAINS

18

0

HEPBURN

2

0

INDIGO

1

0

LODDON

4

0

MILDURA

6

0

MOIRA

12

0

MOUNT ALEXANDER

9

0

MOYNE

1

0

MURRINDINDI

9

0

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

OVERSEAS

5

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

2

0

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

SWAN HILL

5

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WELLINGTON

16

0

WEST WIMMERA

1

0

WODONGA

2

0

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

UNKNOWN

78

33

Total

19574

1781