Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 31 March 2020

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The Mornington Peninsula Shire have committed to a “support package for local business”  a week after the Committee for Mornington Peninsula began lobbying the shire on behalf of businesses hit by the coronavirus. Peninsula cases stand still as state jumps 96 today.

 

Key facts from today’s Victorian COVID-19 update:

  • The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 917 – an increase of 96 from yesterday.
  • Four people have already died in Victoria, many more are in hospital or self-isolating at home.
  • The total number of cases includes 501 men and 413 women. Four cases in pre-school aged children were notified yesterday, with three cases in children aged under one year and a one-year-old. This brings the total number of pre-school aged children in Victoria with confirmed cases to five. The oldest confirmed case in Victoria is in their late eighties.
  • There are 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.
  • Currently 29 people are in hospital – including four patients in intensive care – and 291 people have recovered.
  • More than 45,000 tests have been conducted to date.

 

Crisis backing for business

Mornington Peninsula Shire has stepped in to assist small business by developing a support package to “help the local community through the unprecedented effects of COVID-19”.

Read the article here.

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Peninsula cases stand still as state jumps 96 today

Coronavirus cases in Victoria are now at 917 with 96 newly diagnosed cases today. In positive news, the Mornington Peninsula’s figures remained the same at 46.

Read the article here.

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