Media release
12 August 2020

Victoria has recorded 410 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 15,646.

The overall total has increased by 395 due to 15 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 72 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 338 are under investigation.

There have been 21 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday: two women in their 70’s, one man in his 70’s, six women in their 80’s, five men in their 80’s, one woman in her 90’s, five men in their 90’s and one woman in her 100’s.

16 of the 21 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 267 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 2961 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 7877 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 662 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 43 in intensive care
  • 7271 people have recovered from the virus
  • More than 1,874,615 tests have been processed – an increase of approximately 19,927 since yesterday

Of the total cases:

  • 14,351 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 957 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 7544 men and 8030 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 1967, active cases:
  • There are 1932 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

  • 198 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 182 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 153 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 129 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 115 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 107 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
  • 89 cases have been linked to Arcare Aged Care Facility in Craigieburn
  • 82 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee
  • 79 cases have been linked to Aurrum Aged Care in Plenty

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows:

  • 202 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown
  • 123 cases have been linked to Melbourne Health Royal Park Campus
  • 60 cases have been linked to the Woolworths Distribution Centre in Mulgrave
  • 59 cases have been linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina
  • 29 cases have been linked to Diamond Valley Pork in Laverton North
  • 21 cases have been linked to Hazeldene’s Chicken Farm in Bendigo
  • 18 cases have been linked to Caroline Chisholm Catholic College in Braybrook

The department is also investigating an outbreak at Corio Village Shopping Centre and Peninsula Private. 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

1699

929

BRIMBANK

1597

893

HUME

1313

570

WHITTLESEA

968

548

MELTON

849

501

MORELAND

818

396

MELBOURNE

780

304

CASEY

685

356

MOONEE VALLEY

669

241

DAREBIN

469

261

MARIBYRNONG

465

257

BANYULE

398

127

YARRA

378

159

GREATER DANDENONG

328

197

GREATER GEELONG

292

179

HOBSONS BAY

291

154

STONNINGTON

232

74

BOROONDARA

214

66

YARRA RANGES

210

131

MONASH

210

85

KINGSTON

205

123

PORT PHILLIP

186

75

BAYSIDE

170

112

WHITEHORSE

165

77

GLEN EIRA

165

66

MANNINGHAM

153

68

FRANKSTON

145

71

CARDINIA

143

91

KNOX

128

70

NILLUMBIK

118

64

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

114

36

COLAC OTWAY

108

74

INTERSTATE

94

12

MAROONDAH

86

42

GREATER BENDIGO

73

53

MITCHELL

67

35

MACEDON RANGES

47

27

BALLARAT

47

22

LATROBE

42

28

GREATER SHEPPARTON

32

15

MOORABOOL

26

12

GLENELG

23

11

GOLDEN PLAINS

20

11

SURF COAST

16

6

WELLINGTON

13

0

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

12

4

BAW BAW

12

5

MOIRA

11

0

HORSHAM

11

4

MOUNT ALEXANDER

10

2

BASS COAST

10

3

MANSFIELD

9

5

CAMPASPE

7

2

WARRNAMBOOL

6

0

SWAN HILL

6

1

OVERSEAS

6

1

MILDURA

6

1

ARARAT

6

0

LODDON

5

1

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

4

1

WEST WIMMERA

3

2

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

MURRINDINDI

3

0

EAST GIPPSLAND

3

2

BENALLA

3

0

WODONGA

2

1

WANGARATTA

2

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

PYRENEES

2

2

MOYNE

2

1

HEPBURN

2

0

GANNAWARRA

2

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

2

1

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

1

0

INDIGO

1

1

CORANGAMITE

1

0

ALPINE

1

0

TOWONG

 0

0

HINDMARSH

 0

0

BULOKE

 0

0

UNKNOWN

238

208

Total

15646

7877