Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria - 26 November 2020

Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus since yesterday and there are no cases currently active. The total confirmed cases in Victoria remains at 20,345. <br />

26/11/20

Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus since yesterday and there are no cases currently active. The total confirmed cases in Victoria remains at 20,345.

This is the 27th straight day where Victoria has recorded zero daily new cases.

A total of 3,544,104 test results have been received which is an increase of 12,862 since yesterday.

The Victorian Government will continue to monitor the situation in South Australia and will continue to be guided by the health advice.

A permit is required to enter Victoria from South Australia unless an exemption applies. Permits are available from the Service Victoria website.

People who live in the previously established 70km cross-border bubble between Victoria and South Australia do not require a new permit, but they are required to use existing permits from the South Australian Government, or their drivers licence to cross the border.

Those receiving or providing emergency medical care, providing or receiving emergency services or residing on a property that extends across both South Australia and Victoria are exempt from the requirement for a permit.

People who have visited a SA high-risk exposure site are not allowed to visit Victoria unless an exemption is granted by the Victorian Chief Health Officer. People may make an application for an exemption.

Victoria Police are monitoring and enforcing the permit system through spot checks and DHHS Authorised Officers are meeting flights at airports.

In response to the South Australian outbreak, interstate truck drivers travelling to Victoria from South Australia are being asked to get tested.

Testing sites have been stood up at Nhill, Dartmoor, Edenhope, Murrayville and Merbein South.

Information regarding COVID-19 is available at the Department of Health and Human Services website or by calling 1800 675 398. Testing site details, including opening hours, are available at the Where to get tested page.

More information about travelling to and from South Australia is available on the DHHS website.

Media enquiries

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

Reviewed 25 November 2020

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