The peninsula’s beaches were closed until further notice last week, but now they are a little less closed. Peninsula cases rise by one to 52.
Key facts from today’s Victorian COVID-19 update:
- The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 1115 – an increase of 30 from yesterday.
- Last night a woman in her seventies died in hospital, taking the number of people who have died in Victoria from coronavirus to eight.
- The total number of cases includes 587 men and 528 women. Cases range in age from babies to their early nineties.
- There are 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission.
- Currently 42 people are in hospital – including 10 patients in intensive care – and 527 people have recovered.
- More than 54,000 tests have been conducted to date.
Beaches no so closed after all
New, simpler, rules have been introduced for what can and can’t be done on Mornington Peninsula Shire-managed beaches.
Peninsula cases at 52, one up from yesterday
The Mornington Peninsula now has the fifth highest number of infections of all the Local Government Areas, falling from second highest just four days ago.
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