Wyndham’s corona tally hits 47


By Alesha Capone

Wyndham residents have been diagnosed with a total of 47 coronavirus cases, according to figures released by the Department of Health and Human Services today.

The data showed that Wyndham residents have also been diagnosed with 11 active cases of the virus (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).

In comparison, on Thursday last week, Wyndham residents had been diagnosed with 41 cases of the virus, including 11 active cases.

On Sunday, the municipality of Brimbank, which includes Sunshine, St Albans and Deer Park, had 16 active cases of the virus diagnosed in residents (and a total of 58 cases).

Brooklyn, the suburb where a cluster of 77 coronavirus cases have been linked to a meat processing plant, straddles the borders of the municipalities of Brimbank and Hobsons Bay.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Victoria stands at more than 1490. To date, 18 people have died from the coronavirus in Victoria.

There have been 161 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.

Residents in the municipality of Stonnington, in Melbourne’s inner south-east, have been diagnosed with 91 Covid-19 cases (including three active ones), the highest out of the state’s municipalities.