Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 26 March 2020


36 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed on the peninsula. But do the number of metro Melbourne people that have decided to spend their 14 day “isolation” period relaxing on the peninsula bump us up even further?.


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

  • Victoria has recorded its first three deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19). All were men aged in their seventies. All died in Melbourne hospitals.
  • The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 520 – an increase of 54 from yesterday.
  • In Victoria, the total number of cases includes 300 men and 216 women. People are aged from pre-school age to their late eighties. Four cases are under investigation.
  • At the present time, there are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.
  • One hundred and forty-nine people have recovered.
  • More than 26,900 Victorians have been tested to date.


Peninsula’s COVID-19 cases climb to 36

The first release of data showing COVID-19 cases in local government areas shows there are 36 confirmed cases of coronavirus on the Mornington Peninsula.

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