Media release
22 August 2020

Victoria has recorded 182 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 18,029.

The overall total has increased by 177 due to five cases being reclassified largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 28 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 154 are under investigation.

There have been 13 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday: One man in his 50s, one woman in her 70s, three women and two men in their 80s, three women and two men in their 90s and one woman in her 100s.

Ten of the 13 new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 398 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 3838 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 4293 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 610 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 36 in intensive care
  • 13,239 people have recovered from the virus
  • A total of 2,070,581 test results have been received which is an increase of 21,346 since yesterday.

Of the total cases:

  • 16,583 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 1091 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 8645 men and 9354 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 2655 active cases: 674
  • There are 1689 active cases relating to aged care facilities

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

  1. 209 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  2. 193 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  3. 158 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  4. 155 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  5. 133 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  6. 113 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North
  7. 113 cases have been linked to Cumberland Manor Aged Care Facility in Sunshine North
  8. 112 cases have been linked to Twin Parks Aged Care in Reservoir
  9. 110 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg
  10. 107 cases have been linked to Japara Goonawarra Aged Care Facility in Sunbury

In Victoria there are currently 63 active cases in residential disability accommodation:

  • Total Resident cases: 13; Total Staff cases: 50
  • Active cases in NDIS homes: 47 (13 residents)
  • Active cases in ‘transfer’ homes (State regulated/funded): 16 (0 residents)
  • Active cases in state government delivered and funded homes: 0

Key outbreaks with new cases include:

  1. 155 cases have been linked to Royal Melbourne Hospital Royal Park campus
  2. 34 cases have been linked to AusFresh in Broadmeadows

The Department is also investigating cases linked to Dandenong Hospital, Warringa Park Specialist School in Hoppers Crossing and Cabrini Hospital in Malvern.

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.

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM

1958

458

BRIMBANK

1812

378

HUME

1498

318

WHITTLESEA

1118

278

MELTON

1018

269

MORELAND

929

251

MELBOURNE

848

134

CASEY

844

192

MOONEE VALLEY

704

100

DAREBIN

587

210

MARIBYRNONG

523

120

BANYULE

428

59

YARRA

427

74

GREATER DANDENONG

415

130

HOBSONS BAY

380

133

GREATER GEELONG

340

98

KINGSTON

264

106

UNKNOWN

256

122

MONASH

254

54

BOROONDARA

250

48

STONNINGTON

246

31

YARRA RANGES

233

78

PORT PHILLIP

223

53

FRANKSTON

200

74

GLEN EIRA

189

37

BAYSIDE

188

81

WHITEHORSE

183

28

CARDINIA

172

42

MANNINGHAM

164

30

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

155

58

KNOX

145

29

NILLUMBIK

129

46

MAROONDAH

99

22

COLAC OTWAY

98

13

GREATER BENDIGO

96

25

INTERSTATE

94

3

MITCHELL

79

16

BALLARAT

60

4

MACEDON RANGES

56

15

GREATER SHEPPARTON

47

17

LATROBE

46

13

MOORABOOL

31

8

GLENELG

19

4

GOLDEN PLAINS

19

1

SURF COAST

17

4

WELLINGTON

17

3

BAW BAW

14

3

WARRNAMBOOL

13

7

HORSHAM

12

2

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

12

1

BASS COAST

11

2

MOIRA

11

0

MOUNT ALEXANDER

10

0

MURRINDINDI

9

4

MANSFIELD

9

1

ARARAT

7

1

CAMPASPE

7

1

MILDURA

6

1

OVERSEAS

5

0

SWAN HILL

5

0

EAST GIPPSLAND

4

1

LODDON

4

0

BENALLA

3

0

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

2

1

INDIGO

2

1

GANNAWARRA

2

0

HEPBURN

2

0

MOYNE

2

0

PYRENEES

2

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WODONGA

2

0

ALPINE

1

0

CORANGAMITE

1

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

1

0

WEST WIMMERA

1

0

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

BULOKE

0

0

HINDMARSH

0

0

TOWONG

0

0

Total

18029

4293