Victoria has recorded 671 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 11,557.

The overall total has increased by 626, due to 45 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication. 

Within Victoria, 73 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 598 are under investigation. 

There have been seven new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include three women in their 70s, two women in their 80s, one man in his 90s and one woman in her 90s. 

Six of the seven new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 123 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 1962 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 6322 cases are currently active in Victoria 
  • 385 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 38 in intensive care
  • 4915 people have recovered from the virus

Of the total cases: 

  • 10,643 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 661 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 5690 men and 5743 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 1115, active cases: 649 
  • There are 1053 active cases relating to outbreaks across aged care facilities

Cases currently linked to public housing in North Melbourne, Flemington and Carlton are as follows: 

  • 308 cases are residents of various public housing towers in North Melbourne and Flemington. Investigations are continuing into how these cases are linked. 
  • 67 cases are residents of various public housing towers in Carlton. Investigations are continuing into if and/or how these cases are linked. 

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

  • 136 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Home for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 122 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 106 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 101 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 87 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg
  • 63 cases have been linked to Menarock Life Aged Care Facility in Essendon
  • 62 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee
  • 58 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North
  • 56 cases have been linked to Aurrum Aged care in Plenty
  • 54 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge in Werribee

New cases in other aged care facilities include two cases linked to James Barker House in Footscray, one case in a staff member at BlueCross Ivanhoe, one case in a staff member in BUPA Thomastown, one case in a staff member lined to Mercy Place Coben and Mercy Place Mordialloc, and one case in a resident linked to Menarock Rosehill, Highett.

Cases currently linked to key outbreaks are as follows:

  • 185 cases have been linked to Al-Taqwa College
  • 142 cases have been linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown
  • 127 cases have been linked to Somerville Retail Services in Tottenham
  • 85 cases have been linked to JBS in Brooklyn 
  • 72 cases have been linked to Australian Lamb Company in Colac 
  • 54 cases have been linked to Melbourne Health Royal Park Campus
  • 35 cases have been linked to Woolworths Distribution Centre Mulgrave
  • 32 cases have been linked to LaManna supermarket in Essendon
  • 26 cases have been linked to Nino Early Learning in Bundoora
  • 26 cases have been linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina
  • 19 cases have been linked to Serco in Mill Park
  • 18 cases have been linked to Catholic Regional College in Sydenham

As investigations are undertaken throughout the day, these outbreak totals are likely to change as the public health team identify links between cases and identified outbreaks. Organisation based outbreaks totals include contacts as well as employees/residents/staff/students of that location/business.  

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 02/08/2020

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM

1209

728

BRIMBANK

1134

734

HUME

1019

497

WHITTLESEA

685

455

MELBOURNE

664

292

MORELAND

650

370

MELTON

583

390

MOONEE VALLEY

560

221

CASEY

483

274

BANYULE

352

143

MARIBYRNONG

326

197

YARRA

316

171

DAREBIN

297

155

GREATER DANDENONG

233

176

HOBSONS BAY

196

102

STONNINGTON

188

54

BOROONDARA

180

61

GREATER GEELONG

177

98

YARRA RANGES

166

127

MONASH

165

79

UNKNOWN

156

152

PORT PHILLIP

139

52

WHITEHORSE

131

66

GLEN EIRA

130

58

MANNINGHAM

120

52

KINGSTON

117

59

FRANKSTON

100

42

COLAC OTWAY

95

88

INTERSTATE

92

13

NILLUMBIK

90

53

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

89

17

BAYSIDE

86

46

KNOX

85

45

CARDINIA

79

39

MAROONDAH

71

47

MITCHELL

52

27

GREATER BENDIGO

33

22

MACEDON RANGES

30

19

BALLARAT

28

11

GREATER SHEPPARTON

18

1

LATROBE

17

8

MOORABOOL

17

13

GOLDEN PLAINS

15

10

GLENELG

14

11

SURF COAST

14

4

WELLINGTON

13

0

HORSHAM

11

7

MOIRA

11

0

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

11

5

BASS COAST

9

4

BAW BAW

9

3

MOUNT ALEXANDER

9

3

MANSFIELD

8

4

ARARAT

6

1

CAMPASPE

6

1

LODDON

6

3

SWAN HILL

6

2

WARRNAMBOOL

6

1

MILDURA

5

0

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

5

2

OVERSEAS

5

0

BENALLA

3

0

MURRINDINDI

3

1

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

1

EAST GIPPSLAND

2

1

GANNAWARRA

2

0

HEPBURN

2

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WEST WIMMERA

2

1

WODONGA

2

1

ALPINE

1

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

1

0

CORANGAMITE

1

0

MOYNE

1

0

PYRENEES

1

1

QUEENSCLIFFE

1

1

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

BULOKE

0

0

HINDMARSH

0

0

INDIGO

0

0

TOWONG

0

0

Total

11557

6322