Mornington Peninsula COVID-19 Update – 2 August 2020

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Mornington Peninsula
Total cases: 89 – Active cases: 17 – New cases today: 1

One new case on the peninsula in the last 24 hours. Mornington is peninsula’s ‘hot spot’ with 12 cases and three active cases.

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

  • Victoria has recorded 671 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 11,557.
  • The overall total has increased by 626, due to 45 cases being reclassified – largely due to duplication.
  • Within Victoria, 73 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 598 are under investigation.
  • There have been seven new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday. They include three women in their 70s, two women in their 80s, one man in his 90s and one woman in her 90s.
  • Six of the seven new deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 123 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.
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In Victoria at the current time:

  • 1962 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 6322 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 385 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 38 in intensive care
  • 4915 people have recovered from the virus

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Peninsula winning the battle against COVID-19

WITH 81 cases (14 active) of COVID-19 recorded in the municipality on Friday 31 July, Mornington Peninsula Shire made the statement that the peninsula is “winning the battle” against the coronavirus.

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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