Police are preparing to turn around holidaymakers over the Easter holidays. Mornington Peninsula’s cases rising much slower than state and national averages. No new cases on the peninsula for three days.
Key facts from today’s Victorian COVID-19 update:
- The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 1228 – an increase of 16 from yesterday.
- There were no new deaths overnight. The number of people who have died in Victoria from coronavirus is 12.
- The total number of cases includes 642 men and 585 women. Cases range in age from babies to their early nineties.
- There are 110 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.
- Currently 50 people are in hospital – including 13 patients in intensive care – and 806 people have recovered.
- More than 62,000 tests have been conducted to date.
Police patrols on lookout for holidaymakers
Holidaymakers visiting the Mornington Peninsula over Easter and planning to stay at holiday rentals, such as Airbnb properties, run the risk of being turned around and sent home.
Fifteen days of flattening
It was 15 days ago that the Mornington Peninsula was shocked out of complacency with the first release of COVID-19 case data split into Local Government Areas.
No new peninsula cases for three days
Coronavirus cases in Victoria have today risen to 1228 – an increase of 16 from yesterday – but the Mornington Peninsula’s figures stayed steady at 54 for the third day in a row.
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