One active corona case in Wyndham


By Alesha Capone

There is now only one Wyndham resident with an active case of the coronavirus, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Today’s COVID-19 statistics from the department show that while 51 cases of the virus have been diagnosed in Wyndham residents, only one of these individuals is considered active (active cases are defined as someone who has tested positive, is currently in isolation and being monitored by the DHHS and who has not yet recovered).

The total number of coronavirus cases in Victoria is 1593 – an increase of 12 since yesterday.

There have been 171 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.

Currently 10 people are in hospital, including five patients in intensive care. 1479 people have recovered.

Of yesterday’s 12 new cases, five are linked to the Cedar Meats outbreak in Brooklyn.

This takes the total number of cases in this outbreak to 111, made up of 67 staff and 44 people external to the facility.

Four of the other new cases were detected in returned travellers in hotel quarantine.

Three of the other cases are under investigation, including two cases detected through testing at community sites.

Greater Geelong residents have been diagnosed with 64 coronavirus cases (with no active cases), Brimbank residents with 65 cases (10 active cases), Melton residents with 39 cases (six active), Hobsons Bay with 24 cases (two active) and Maribyrnong with 16 cases (two active).