Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria - 25 August 2020

Victoria has recorded 148 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 18,464.

25/08/20

Victoria has recorded 148 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday, with the total number of cases now at 18,464.

The overall total has increased by 134 due to 14 cases being reclassified largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 43 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 105 are under investigation.

There have been eight new deaths from COVID-19 reported since yesterday: Two men aged in their 70s, four women and one man aged in their 80s and one woman aged in her 90s. 

Seven of the eight deaths are linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities. To date, 438 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 4061 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 3651 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 617 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 35 in intensive care
  • 14,288 people have recovered from the virus
  • A total of 2,119,199 test results have been received which is an increase of 13,060 since yesterday.

Of the 3651 current active cases in Victoria:

  • 3279 are in metropolitan Melbourne under stage 4 restrictions
  • 215 are in regional local government areas under stage 3 restrictions
  • 147 are either unknown or subject to further investigation
  • 10 are interstate residents 
  • Greater Geelong has 74 active cases, Bendigo has 23 active cases and Ballarat has six active cases.

Of the total cases:

  • 16,876 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 1109 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 8845 men and 9584 women
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 2785 active cases: 475
  • There are 1530 active cases relating to aged care facilities.

Active aged care outbreaks with the highest cumulative case numbers are as follows: 

  • 211 cases have been linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
  • 195 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
  • 166 cases have been linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
  • 159 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
  • 138 cases have been linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
  • 120 cases have been linked to Cumberland Manor Aged Care Facility in Sunshine North
  • 118 cases have been linked to Twin Parks Aged Care in Reservoir
  • 113 cases have been linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North
  • 110 cases have been linked to Japara Goonawarra Aged Care Facility in Sunbury 
  • 109 cases have been linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg.

In Victoria there are currently 55 active cases in residential disability accommodation:

  • Total resident cases: 13; Total Staff cases: 42
  • Active cases in NDIS homes: 42 (13 residents)
  • Active cases in ‘transfer’ homes (State regulated/funded): 13 (0 residents)
  • Active cases in state government delivered and funded homes: 0

Key outbreaks with new cases include:

  • 84 cases have been linked to the Australian Lamb Company in Colac
  • 58 cases have been linked to Peninsula Health
  • 35 cases have been linked to the Vawdrey Australia in Dandenong South
  • 33 cases have been linked to Diamond Valley Pork in Laverton North
  • 16 cases have been linked to Docklands Studios Melbourne.

 The Department is also investigating cases linked to the St Vincent’s Private in East Melbourne.

As public health work is undertaken throughout the day, outbreak totals are likely to change as the public health team identify links between cases and identified outbreaks. Organisation based outbreak totals include contacts as well as employees/residents/staff/students of that location/business.

Media enquiries:

Department of Health & Human Services Media Unit (03) 9096 8860 or press@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Cases by Local Government Area 

Please find the latest COVID-19 notifications by local government areas below       

Note:

Residential location is the residential address provided when the case is notified. 

This is not where they were infected and may not be where the case currently resides. 

Numbers are correct as of 11.59pm last night but are subject to change as cases are followed up and data is analysed. This can include changes to residential addresses following case interviews. 

The last column shows the number of current active cases in an LGA.  Active cases are defined as someone who has tested positive, is currently in isolation and being monitored by the Department and who has not yet recovered.

LGA

Confirmed cases (ever)

Active cases (current)

WYNDHAM

1993

369

BRIMBANK

1827

300

HUME

1517

257

WHITTLESEA

1137

236

MELTON

1029

203

MORELAND

946

228

CASEY

882

159

MELBOURNE

849

114

MOONEE VALLEY

711

88

DAREBIN

600

191

MARIBYRNONG

532

113

BANYULE

433

50

GREATER DANDENONG

430

117

YARRA

429

62

HOBSONS BAY

391

117

GREATER GEELONG

341

74

MONASH

263

47

KINGSTON

261

78

BOROONDARA

251

40

STONNINGTON

245

23

YARRA RANGES

240

61

PORT PHILLIP

240

43

FRANKSTON

210

62

BAYSIDE

197

80

GLEN EIRA

190

26

WHITEHORSE

184

19

CARDINIA

179

33

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

165

54

MANNINGHAM

163

28

KNOX

149

23

NILLUMBIK

131

39

MAROONDAH

102

19

INTERSTATE

101

10

GREATER BENDIGO

99

23

COLAC OTWAY

97

8

MITCHELL

83

18

BALLARAT

61

6

MACEDON RANGES

57

14

GREATER SHEPPARTON

49

17

LATROBE

46

11

MOORABOOL

37

13

GLENELG

19

0

SURF COAST

18

5

GOLDEN PLAINS

18

0

WELLINGTON

17

3

BAW BAW

14

1

WARRNAMBOOL

13

7

HORSHAM

12

2

BASS COAST

11

1

MOIRA

11

0

SOUTH GIPPSLAND

11

0

MOUNT ALEXANDER

10

0

MURRINDINDI

9

4

MANSFIELD

9

1

ARARAT

7

1

CAMPASPE

7

1

EAST GIPPSLAND

6

3

MILDURA

6

1

OVERSEAS

5

0

SWAN HILL

5

0

LODDON

4

0

BENALLA

3

0

NORTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS

3

0

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS

2

1

CORANGAMITE

2

0

GANNAWARRA

2

0

HEPBURN

2

0

PYRENEES

2

0

QUEENSCLIFFE

2

0

STRATHBOGIE

2

0

WANGARATTA

2

0

WODONGA

2

0

ALPINE

1

0

INDIGO

1

0

MOYNE

1

0

WEST WIMMERA

1

0

YARRIAMBIACK

1

0

UNKNOWN

373

147

Total

18464

3651

Reviewed 24 August 2020

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