Media release
08 August 2020

Victoria has recorded 466 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 14,283.

The overall total has increased by 416 due to 50 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication. 

Within Victoria, 24 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 442 are under investigation. 

There have been 12 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include a man in his 30s, two men in their 70s, two men and three women in their 80s and four women in their 90s.

Six of the 12 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 193 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 2584 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 7808 cases are currently active in Victoria 
  • 636 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 44 in intensive care
  • 6066 people have recovered from the virus
  • More than 1,759,900 tests have been processed – an increase of 29,783 since yesterday

Of the total cases: 

  • 13,095 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 862 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 6943 men and 7255 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 1667, active cases: 998
  • There are 1688 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

  • 184 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 163 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 145 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 122 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 95 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg
  • 92 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North
  • 87 cases have been linked to Arcare Aged Care Facility in Craigieburn
  • 83 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 74 cases have been linked to Aurrum Aged Care in Plenty
  • 74 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows: 

  • 198 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown
  • 165 cases have been linked to Somerville Retail Services in Tottenham
  • 121 cases have been linked to JBS Brooklyn
  • 92 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
  • 45 cases have been linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina
  • 45 cases have been linked to Nino Early Learning Centre in Bundoora
  • 38 cases have been linked to Golden Farms Poultry in Breakwater
  • 33 cases have been linked to Respite Services Australia in Moonee Ponds
  • 30 cases have been linked to Ingham’s in Thomastown
  • 20 cases have been linked to Jayco in Dandenong

The department is also looking into nine cases linked to Allied Pinnacle bakery in Altona; four cases linked to Werribee Mercy Hospital; two cases linked to Ballarat Health Service; two cases linked to the Ambassador Hotel in Frankston; and one case linked to Sinclair Meats in Ballarat. 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 08/08/2020
 

LGA

Confirmed cases

Currently active cases

WYNDHAM

1539

920

BRIMBANK

1430

863

HUME

1237

590

WHITTLESEA

874

557

MORELAND

751

404

MELTON

747

488

MELBOURNE

729

296

MOONEE VALLEY

636

253

CASEY

607

349

DAREBIN

425

254

MARIBYRNONG

420

256

BANYULE

388

140

YARRA

360

181

GREATER DANDENONG

294

209

HOBSONS BAY

253

139

GREATER GEELONG

249

154

STONNINGTON

211

60

BOROONDARA

204

65

MONASH

200

95

YARRA RANGES

197

136

PORT PHILLIP

169

71

KINGSTON

165

95

BAYSIDE

155

109

GLEN EIRA

155

69

WHITEHORSE

148

69

MANNINGHAM

145

72

FRANKSTON

129

65

CARDINIA

120

74

KNOX

111

62

NILLUMBIK

111

67

COLAC OTWAY

108

92

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

104

29

INTERSTATE

93

13

MAROONDAH

81

44

GREATER BENDIGO

65

53

MITCHELL

64

35

MACEDON RANGES

41

29

BALLARAT

37

18

LATROBE

33

21

GREATER SHEPPARTON

24

7

MOORABOOL

22

14

GLENELG

21

15

GOLDEN PLAINS

20

13

SURF COAST

16

6

WELLINGTON

13

0

BAW BAW

12

6

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

12

5

HORSHAM

11

5

MOIRA

11

0

BASS COAST

10

4

MOUNT ALEXANDER

10

3

MANSFIELD

9

5

ARARAT

6

1

CAMPASPE

6

1

LODDON

6

2

MILDURA

6

1

OVERSEAS

6

1

SWAN HILL

6

1

WARRNAMBOOL

6

0

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

HEPBURN

2

0

MOYNE

2

1

PYRENEES

2

2

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WODONGA

2

1

ALPINE

1

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

1

0

CORANGAMITE

1

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

1

0

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

BULOKE

 0

0

HINDMARSH

 0

0

INDIGO

 0

0

TOWONG

 0

0

UNKNOWN

227

211

Total

14283

7808