The media is reporting that NSW has recorded 78 new COVID infections over the past 24 hours – the lowest daily count since Saturday. 27 of those were infectious in the community.
This means that there are now around 1250 active cases in NSW:
The next chart plots NSW’s current outbreak against Victoria’s Winter-Spring outbreak last year, which saw Melbourne shut down for 14 weeks:
In a similar vein, the next chart plots NSW’s total active cases against Victoria’s last year:
Victoria recorded 13 new cases today – the same figure as yesterday:
This means that there are now 85 active local cases across the state:
Accordingly, the Victorian State Government has extended the state’s lockdown by a week until midnight next Tuesday.
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