Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 27 July 2020

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Mornington Peninsula
Total cases: 81 – Active cases: 13 – New cases today: 1

One new case on the peninsula in the last 24 hours. Thirteen active cases. Big jump in active cases in City of Frankston. Adapting in an age of uncertainty.

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

  • Victoria has recorded 532 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 8696.
  • The overall total has increased by 515 due to 17 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.
  • Within Victoria, 154 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 378 are under investigation.
  • There have been six new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They were a man in his 50s, a woman and a man in their 70s, a woman and a man in their 80s and a woman in her 90s. Five of the six were related to aged care facilities. To date, 77 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 1308 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 4542 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 245 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 44 in intensive care
  • 3817 people have recovered from the virus
  • Of the total cases, 8086 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 463 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 4317 men and 4280 women
  • More than 1,518,000 tests have been processed
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 749, active cases: 400
  • There are 683 active cases relating to outbreaks across 61 aged care facilities

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One new case on the peninsula as Frankston experiences big jump

The Mornington Peninsula has had one new case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

Read the article here.

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The Adept Adaptor in the Age of Uncertainty

THESE are testing times. By ‘testing times’, I don’t mean in a ‘Naplan’ kind of way. Or even in a ‘pub test’ way, given they’re all currently closed. I mean that these are difficult times for everyone and there’s little choice but to suck it up and soldier on.

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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