Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 6 April 2020

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In the last week and a half, a small factory in Somerville has made 10,000 plastic face shields to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis. A radiology clinic in Frankston closes after virus outbreak. No new cases recorded on the peninsula today.

 

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

  • The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 1158­ – an increase of 23 from yesterday.
  • Yesterday a man in his 50s died in hospital and a woman in her 80s died at home, taking the number of people who have died in Victoria from coronavirus to 10.
  • The total number of cases includes 608 men and 550 women. Cases range in age from babies to their early nineties.
  • There are 88 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.
  • Currently 45 people are in hospital – including 11 patients in intensive care – and 620 people have recovered.
  • More than 57,000 tests have been conducted to date.

 

New role cast for agile fishing business

In the past week and a half, a small factory in Somerville has made 10,000 plastic face shields to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

Read the article here.

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COVID-19 cases close Frankston radiology clinic

The I-MED radiology clinic in Frankston has closed after staff members tested positive to COVID-19.

Read the article here.

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No new peninsula case recorded today

The Mornington Peninsula’s figures are unchanged from yesterday’s number of 53.

Read the article here.

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If you have any information regarding COVID-19 on the Mornington Peninsula including event cancellations, facility closures etc, please email us on: covid-19@mpnews.com.au

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