Media release
30 August 2020

Victoria has recorded 114 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 19,015. 

The overall total has increased by 112 due to two cases being reclassified. 

Within Victoria, 40 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 74 are under investigation. 

There have been 11 new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday: One man aged in his 70s, five women and one man in their 80s and three women and one man aged in their 90s.   

Nine of the 11 deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 524 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria. 

In Victoria at the current time: 

  • 4226 cases may indicate community transmission – an increase of three since yesterday  
  • 2830 cases are currently active in Victoria 
  • 472 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 25 in intensive care 
  • 15,580 people have recovered from the virus 
  • A total of 2,210,447 test results have been received which is an increase of 14,231 since yesterday. 

Of the 2830 current active cases in Victoria: 

  • 2603 are in metropolitan Melbourne under stage 4 restrictions 
  • 166 are in regional local government areas under stage 3 restrictions 
  • 52 are either unknown or subject to further investigation 
  • 9 are interstate residents  
  • Greater Geelong has 55 active cases, Bendigo has 10 active cases and Ballarat has six active cases 

Of the total cases: 

  • 17,626 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 1144 are from regional Victoria 
  • Total cases include 9096 men and 9895 women 
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 3090, active cases: 406 
  • There are 1277 active cases relating to aged care facilities 

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

  • 212 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping 
  • 203 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner 
  • 178 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee 
  • 161 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer 
  • 140 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth 
  • 123 cases have been linked to Cumberland Manor Aged Care Facility in Sunshine North 
  • 119 cases have been linked to Twin Parks Aged Care in Reservoir 
  • 115 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North 
  • 114 cases have been linked to Japara Goonawarra Aged Care Facility in Sunbury  
  • 112 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg 

In Victoria there are currently 41 active cases in residential disability accommodation: 

  • Total resident cases: 14; Total Staff cases: 27 
  • Active cases in NDIS homes: 35 (14 residents) 
  • Active cases in ‘transfer’ homes (State regulated/funded): 6 (0 residents) 
  • Active cases in state government delivered and funded homes: 0 

Key outbreaks with new cases include: 

  • 163 cases have been linked to the Melbourne Health Royal Park campus 
  • 42 cases have been linked to Vawdrey Australia Truck Manufacturer 

The department is also investigating cases linked to Baptcare Brookview in Westmeadows, BlueCross Chelsea Manor, Royal Freemasons Coppin Centre, TLC Forest Lodge in Frankston and Quality Blow Moulders in Dandenong South. 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 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.

Confirmed cases by LGA 30/08/2020 

LGA 

Confirmed cases (ever) 

Active cases (current) 

WYNDHAM 

2076 

303 

BRIMBANK 

1901 

269 

HUME 

1565 

193 

WHITTLESEA 

1172 

153 

MELTON 

1071 

147 

MORELAND 

987 

197 

CASEY 

927 

140 

MELBOURNE 

880 

103 

MOONEE VALLEY 

744 

72 

DAREBIN 

625 

167 

MARIBYRNONG 

565 

82 

GREATER DANDENONG 

463 

110 

YARRA 

447 

44 

BANYULE 

437 

30 

HOBSONS BAY 

414 

82 

GREATER GEELONG 

355 

55 

MONASH 

289 

48 

KINGSTON 

281 

67 

PORT PHILLIP 

257 

38 

BOROONDARA 

256 

23 

STONNINGTON 

250 

19 

YARRA RANGES 

250 

29 

BAYSIDE 

227 

72 

FRANKSTON 

225 

41 

GLEN EIRA 

199 

20 

WHITEHORSE 

195 

17 

CARDINIA 

187 

28 

MORNINGTON PENINSULA 

174 

42 

MANNINGHAM 

168 

20 

KNOX 

157 

18 

UNKNOWN 

138 

52 

NILLUMBIK 

133 

14 

MAROONDAH 

104 

15 

GREATER BENDIGO 

102 

10 

INTERSTATE 

102 

COLAC OTWAY 

101 

10 

MITCHELL 

85 

15 

BALLARAT 

61 

MACEDON RANGES 

58 

GREATER SHEPPARTON 

50 

15 

LATROBE 

50 

13 

MOORABOOL 

39 

14 

GLENELG 

20 

 0 

GOLDEN PLAINS 

18 

 0 

SURF COAST 

18 

WELLINGTON 

17 

BAW BAW 

15 

WARRNAMBOOL 

13 

HORSHAM 

12 

BASS COAST 

11 

 0 

MOIRA 

11 

 0 

SOUTH GIPPSLAND 

11 

 0 

MANSFIELD 

10 

CAMPASPE 

MOUNT ALEXANDER 

 0 

MURRINDINDI 

 0 

ARARAT 

MILDURA 

 0 

EAST GIPPSLAND 

OVERSEAS 

 0 

SWAN HILL 

 0 

LODDON 

 0 

BENALLA 

 0 

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS 

 0 

PYRENEES 

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS 

 0 

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS 

CORANGAMITE 

 0 

GANNAWARRA 

 0 

HEPBURN 

 0 

QUEENSCLIFFE 

 0 

STRATHBOGIE 

 0 

WANGARATTA 

 0 

WODONGA 

 0 

ALPINE 

 0 

INDIGO 

 0 

MOYNE 

 0 

WEST WIMMERA 

 0 

YARRIAMBIACK 

 0 

Total 

19015 

2830