Media release​
14 September 2020

Victoria has recorded 35 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 19,872.

The overall total has increased by 37. This is due to three cases being removed due to duplication and five cases added after being reclassified from negative to confirmed.

Within Victoria, 12 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 23 are under investigation.

There have been seven new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. One man in his 70s, one woman in her 80s, one man in his 80s, one woman in her 90s and three men in their 90s. Three of the deaths occurred prior to yesterday. One case was reclassified due to duplication resulting in a net increase of six.

All of today’s seven deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 729 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

The average number of cases diagnosed in the last 14 days for metropolitan Melbourne is 54.4 and regional Victoria is 3.9. The rolling daily average case number is calculated by averaging out the number of new cases over the past 14 days.

The total number of cases from an unknown source in the last 14 days is 94 for metropolitan Melbourne and three for regional Victoria. The 14-day period for the source of acquisition data ends 48 hours earlier than the 14-day period used to calculate the new case average due to the time required to fully investigate a case and assign its mode of acquisition.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 4291 cases may indicate community transmission – an increase of 6 since yesterday
  • 1075 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 122 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 12 in intensive care
  • 18,006 people have recovered from the virus
  • A total of 2,497,710 test results have been received which is an increase of 8,937 since yesterday.

Of the 1075 current active cases in Victoria:

  • 1019 are in metropolitan Melbourne under stage 4 restrictions
  • 47 are in regional local government areas under stage 3 restrictions. There are no new cases in regional Victoria.
  • 6 are either unknown or subject to further investigation
  • 3 are interstate residents
  • Colac Otway has 23 active cases, Greater Geelong has six active cases, Greater Bendigo has one active case and Ballarat has no active cases.

Of the total cases:

  • 18,496 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 1196 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 9437 men and 10,384 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 3429, active cases: 162
  • There are 513 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

  • 247 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 219 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 213 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 166 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 139 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 129 cases have been linked to BlueCross Ruckers Hill Aged Care Facility in Northcote
  • 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
  • 120 cases have been linked to Japara Goonawarra Aged Care Facility in Sunbury
  • 119 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg

In Victoria there are currently 10 active cases in residential disability accommodation:

  • Total resident cases: 4; Total Staff cases: 6
  • Active cases in NDIS homes: 10 (4 residents)
  • Active cases in ‘transfer’ homes (State regulated/funded): 0
  • Active cases in state government delivered and funded homes: 0

Non-aged care outbreaks with the highest number of active cases include:

  • 13 active cases are currently linked to Bulla Dairy Foods in Colac (total cases: 20)
  • 9 active cases are currently linked to Vawdrey Australia Truck Manufacturer (total cases: 61)
  • 8 active cases are currently linked to Wydinia Kindergarten in Colac (total cases: 13)
  • 7 active cases are currently linked to Dandenong Police Station (total cases: 14)
  • 6 active cases are currently linked to Peninsula Health Frankston Hospital (total cases: 90)

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.

Table 6. Confirmed Cases by LGA

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM

2199

144

BRIMBANK

1989

132

MELTON

1128

94

CASEY

1024

84

HUME

1636

72

MORELAND

1024

49

DAREBIN

645

47

HOBSONS BAY

478

45

MOONEE VALLEY

786

44

GREATER DANDENONG

504

42

MELBOURNE

886

40

WHITTLESEA

1201

35

PORT PHILLIP

283

27

COLAC OTWAY

133

23

BAYSIDE

250

21

KINGSTON

301

19

MARIBYRNONG

579

14

YARRA

460

14

FRANKSTON

234

12

GLEN EIRA

216

11

CARDINIA

207

10

MONASH

313

10

STONNINGTON

258

10

LATROBE

56

8

WHITEHORSE

203

8

YARRA RANGES

251

7

GREATER GEELONG

363

6

MANNINGHAM

168

6

NILLUMBIK

132

5

BANYULE

433

4

MAROONDAH

105

4

BOROONDARA

259

3

KNOX

161

3

MOORABOOL

40

3

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

183

3

BAW BAW

15

1

EAST GIPPSLAND

5

1

GREATER BENDIGO

105

1

GREATER SHEPPARTON

50

1

HORSHAM

14

1

MACEDON RANGES

58

1

WARRNAMBOOL

13

1

ALPINE

1

0

ARARAT

7

0

BALLARAT

59

0

BASS COAST

11

0

BENALLA

3

0

BULOKE

0

0

CAMPASPE

9

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

2

0

CORANGAMITE

3

0

GANNAWARRA

2

0

GLENELG

20

0

GOLDEN PLAINS

18

0

HEPBURN

2

0

HINDMARSH

0

0

INDIGO

1

0

LODDON

4

0

MANSFIELD

10

0

MILDURA

6

0

MITCHELL

86

0

MOIRA

12

0

MOUNT ALEXANDER

9

0

MOYNE

1

0

MURRINDINDI

9

0

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

OVERSEAS

5

0

PYRENEES

3

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

2

0

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

11

0

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

SURF COAST

18

0

SWAN HILL

5

0

TOWONG

0

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WELLINGTON

16

0

WEST WIMMERA

1

0

WODONGA

2

0

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

INTERSTATE

103

3

UNKNOWN

72

6

Total

19872

1075