The Victorian Department of Health recorded another 13 new local COVID cases over the past 24 hours:
Reported yesterday: 13 new local cases and 1 new case acquired overseas (currently in HQ).
– 14,758 vaccine doses were administered
– 54,839 test results were received
More later: https://t.co/lIUrl1hf3W#COVID19Vic #COVID19VicData pic.twitter.com/j2r9Pz8Ynd
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) July 18, 2021
The new locally-acquired cases are all linked to the current outbreaks.
There are now 72 active COVID infections related to this outbreak:
The good news is that new cases have fallen for two consecutive days:
The bad news is that Victoria’s lockdown will very likely be extended past tomorrow’s scheduled end date.
I’m tipping a two-week lockdown for Melbourne.