Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 20 April 2020

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Shire tips are open to all. Car park clinics test Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Frankston and Hastings. Peninsula numbers stable today after a jump of three cases yesterday. 

 

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

  • The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 1329 – an increase of one from yesterday.
  • The new case was a man recently arrived from overseas, who was diagnosed in mandatory quarantine in a city hotel.
  • There were no new deaths reported yesterday. To date, 15 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.
  • The total number of cases is made up of 690 men and 639 women, with people aged from babies to their early nineties.
  • There are 136 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.
  • Currently 28 people are in hospital, including 11 patients in intensive care. 1196 people have recovered.
  • More than 86,000 tests have been conducted to date.

 

Shire tips are open to all

Police have given assurances they will take no action against residents legitimately dumping rubbish at Mornington Peninsula Shire’s transfer station in Watt Road after identifying it an “essential service”.

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Car park health help for Indigenous

Hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and their families have being vaccinated against the flu and tested for COVID-19 at car park clinics in Frankston and Hastings.

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Peninsula stable today after a jump yesterday

It was all quiet today on the peninsula after a jump of three cases in yesterday’s figures.

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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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