Media release
11 August 2020

Victoria has recorded 331 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 15,251.

The overall total has increased by 294 due to 37 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 91 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 240 are under investigation.

There have been 19 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday: one woman in her 50s, one man in his 70s, six women and four men in their 80s and four women and three men in their 90s.

The overall deaths from coronavirus in Victoria stand at 246 - this is an increase of 18 since yesterday, with one death reported yesterday removed due to duplication.

14 of the 19 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 246 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 2903 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 7880 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 650 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 43 in intensive care
  • 6889 people have recovered from the virus
  • More than 1,854,688 tests have been processed – an increase of approximately 34,090 since yesterday

Of the total cases:

  • 13,990 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 932 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 7395 men and 7800 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers:1885, active cases: 1097
  • There are 1838 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

  • 193 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 174 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 147 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 127 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 107 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 106 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North
  • 97 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg
  • 88 cases have been linked to Arcare Aged Care Facility in Craigieburn
  • 79 cases have been linked to Aurrum Aged Care in Plenty
  • 79 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows:

  • 201 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown
  • 138 cases have been linked to JBS Brooklyn
  • 120 cases have been linked to Melbourne Health Royal Park Campus
  • 59 cases have been linked to the Woolworths Distribution Centre in Mulgrave
  • 58 cases have been linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina
  • 39 cases have been linked to Catholic Regional College in Sydenham
  • 32 cases have been linked to Inghams in Thomastown
  • 28 cases have been linked to Diamond Valley Pork in Laverton North
  • 26 cases have been linked to Multiplex Premier tower
  • 20 cases have been linked to Hazeldene’s Chicken Farm in Bendigo
  • 16 cases have been linked to St Joseph’s Primary School in Bendigo

The department is also investigating an outbreak at Poultry Place in Laverton. More information will be available in coming days as these investigations continue.

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 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.

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM

1646

915

BRIMBANK

1535

883

HUME

1296

583

WHITTLESEA

934

545

MELTON

816

489

MORELAND

808

411

CASEY

663

344

MELBOURNE

770

313

MARIBYRNONG

460

271

DAREBIN

457

262

MOONEE VALLEY

659

242

GREATER DANDENONG

313

201

GREATER GEELONG

284

180

YARRA

374

165

HOBSONS BAY

290

157

YARRA RANGES

210

137

BANYULE

394

130

KINGSTON

194

118

BAYSIDE

166

110

MONASH

207

89

CARDINIA

136

85

COLAC OTWAY

108

85

PORT PHILLIP

182

77

WHITEHORSE

161

74

STONNINGTON

229

71

FRANKSTON

140

70

MANNINGHAM

150

68

BOROONDARA

208

67

GLEN EIRA

159

67

KNOX

123

66

NILLUMBIK

117

65

GREATER BENDIGO

72

54

MAROONDAH

85

40

MITCHELL

66

36

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

108

31

MACEDON RANGES

47

27

LATROBE

37

24

BALLARAT

43

20

INTERSTATE

94

13

GLENELG

23

12

GREATER SHEPPARTON

29

12

GOLDEN PLAINS

20

11

MOORABOOL

24

11

SURF COAST

16

6

BAW BAW

12

5

MANSFIELD

9

5

HORSHAM

11

4

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

12

4

BASS COAST

10

3

MOUNT ALEXANDER

10

3

EAST GIPPSLAND

3

2

PYRENEES

2

2

WEST WIMMERA

3

2

ARARAT

6

1

CAMPASPE

6

1

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

2

1

INDIGO

1

1

LODDON

5

1

MILDURA

6

1

MOYNE

2

1

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

4

1

OVERSEAS

6

1

SWAN HILL

6

1

WODONGA

2

1

ALPINE

1

0

BENALLA

3

0

BULOKE

0

0

CORANGAMITE

1

0

GANNAWARRA

2

0

HEPBURN

2

0

HINDMARSH

0

0

MOIRA

11

0

MURRINDINDI

3

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

1

0

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

TOWONG

0

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WARRNAMBOOL

6

0

WELLINGTON

13

0

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

UNKNOWN

229

202

Total

15251

7880