Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 20 July 2020

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Mornington Peninsula
Total cases: 72 – Active cases: 7 – New cases today: 0

No new cases today on the Mornington Peninsula. Overport Primary School in Frankston closes for cleaning and further investigation after coronavirus case. Long queues at local haberdashery stores as people rush for material and elastic. $120 of elastic stolen from Dromana haberdashery store. Mornington Secondary College VCAL students have turned their hands to making face masks.

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

  • Victoria has recorded 275 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 5942.
  • The overall total has increased by 246, after 29 cases were reclassified – largely due to duplication.
  • Within Victoria, 28 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 247 are under investigation.
  • One new death has been reported since yesterday a woman in her 80s. To date, 39 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 1060 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 2913 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 147 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 31 in intensive care
  • 2933 people have recovered from the virus
  • Of the total cases, 5456 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 348 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 3082 men and 2830 women
  • More than 1,331,000 tests have been processed
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 429, active cases: 164 (of which the vast majority were acquired in the community)

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Second day of no new cases on the peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula has had no confirmed new cases of Coronavirus in the last 48 hours.

Read the article here.

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Material, elastic the new necessities

Every cloud has a silver lining – just ask Lincraft Mornington assistant store manager Dianne Ansell.

Read the article here.

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No masking this business success

Protective face masks are now compulsory and students in the Mornington Secondary College VCAL class are being credited with making an astute business decision.

Read the article here.

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If you have any information regarding COVID-19 on the Mornington Peninsula please email us on: covid-19@mpnews.com.au

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