Coronavirus Australia Updates: Victoria’s COVID-19 case breakdown

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Coronavirus Australia Updates: Victoria records nine COVID-19 cases
Coronavirus Australia Updates: Victoria records nine COVID-19 cases

Victoria’s 12 new coronavirus cases include five infections linked to the following aged care facilities: Estia, Keilor, Edenvale Manor and Princeton View.

One case is linked to the Casey community outbreak, which has been driven by rule-breaking families in the area.

Five cases remain under investigation by health authorities.

Of the new infections, two were from Brimbank and Moonee Valley, with single cases also in Casey, Hume, Melton, Monash and Wyndham.

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– Changes in state and territory border restrictions explained

Border restrictions between NSW and South Australia have reopened with the first flight between Sydney and Adelaide landing today.

Family and friends separated for months were able to embrace each other after the Qantas flight landed just after 11am.

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Yesterday Queensland’s government announced it would be extending its border bubble to include five more local government areas.

– Victoria’s health minister has for the first time admitted she knew private security guards were being used in the state’s highly criticised hotel quarantine scheme, but only when outbreaks started to emerge two months after the program was established.

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Appearing at the hotel quarantine inquiry, Jenny Mikakos said it was when numerous cases of COVID-19 were recorded at the Rydges on Swanston, in May, that she started to consider the role the security guards were playing.

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