Victoria has recorded 397 new COVID-19 cases today, versus NSW’s 17 (three from hotel quarantine):
Some outlets are recording 397 cases for Victoria, but I’ve gone with this source.
41 Victorian COVID-19 patients are in ICU with 24 on ventilators. Three more people have also died (all elderly), taking the state’s death toll to 116. 1,008 active cases are related to aged care.
Victoria’s cases have hopefully stabilised, but it is too early to say:
Locally acquired cases continue to pose a problem:
However, in NSW at least, the rate of community transmission is fairly stable:
There are now 5,919 active cases in Victoria, 95.8% of the nation’s total. This compares to NSW’s 232 active cases, 3.8% of the nation’s total:
Victoria has now recorded 10,930 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, versus NSW’s 3,773:
Victoria’s rate of infection has climbed to 164.9 per 100,000 residents, versus NSW’s 46.5.
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