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Victoria’s coronavirus cases by numbers


* 532 new cases, the 22nd consecutive day of a triple-digit increase. This is the state’s worst daily figure during the pandemic, followed by 484 cases on July 22.

* Six more deaths, bringing the state’s toll to 77 and the national figure to 161.

* 4542 total active cases across the state.

* 683 active cases connected to aged care, 400 health workers currently infected.

* The latest deaths include a woman in her 90s, a man and a woman in their 80s, a man and a woman in their 70s, and a man in his 50s. Five of the deaths linked to aged care outbreaks.

* 245 people in hospital with 44 people in intensive care.

* 17,588 tests conducted on Sunday.

* More than 1,518,107 tests have been processed since the start of the pandemic.


* 84 cases linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner

* 82 cases linked to Estia Health in Ardeer

* 77 cases linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care

* 62 cases in Menarock Life aged care in Essendon

* 53 cases linked to Glendale aged care facility in Werribee

* 57 cases linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth

* 50 cases linked to Estia Health in Heidelberg

* 12 cases linked to Respite Services Australia in Moonee Ponds

* “Our outbreaks, our areas of transmission are occurring in workplaces, mostly essential workplaces and it is spilling into aged care. The aged care outbreaks are absolutely a consequence of community transmission but they represent a tragedy for the families involved. For some private aged care facilities, the numbers are disturbing.” – Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton.

* Professor Sutton said of people in aged care: “They are at significant risk of dying. That is an inescapable fact in these settings where there are outbreaks in aged care, the mortality is extremely high”


* 95 cases linked to Somerville Retail Services in Tottenham

* 71 cases linked to JBS in Brooklyn

* 69 cases linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown

* 47 cases linked to Australian Lamb Company in Colac

* 13 cases linked to the Linfox Warehouse in Truganina

* 8 cases linked to Diamond Valley Pork in Laverton North

* 6 cases linked to Don KR Castlemaine

* 26 cases linked to LaManna Supermarket in Essendon Fields

* 22 cases linked to Brunswick Private Hospital

* 6 cases linked to Parkville Youth Justice

* 4 cases linked to the neonatal intensive care unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital

Source: Department of Health and Human Services, Victorian government

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