Australia’s coronavirus hotspot of Victoria records the lone virus infection case of the disease on Saturday. It is the lowest daily number since early June – and no deaths. With this, the state’s top health official was saying the figures were “one-der-ful”.
Victoria’s capital Melbourne, which has been the epicenter of the country’s COVID-19 outbreak. Melbourne is in its third month of a stringent lockdown. And, Premier Daniel Andrews is due to update plans to ease restrictions across the state on Sunday.
The federal government has been increasingly putting pressure on Andrews to reopen the city and the state. On the other hand, Health Minister Greg Hunt saying on Twitter on Saturday that it was time to ease. “The epidemiological conditions for a Covid Safe reopening of hospitality, movement & family reunions among others, have now been firmly met.”
“No one should be suggesting that. We are keeping the control on any longer than they need to be,” Andrews told the news conference. “We aren’t going to risk everything that Victorians have sacrificed.”
Earlier, Victoria state officials have said about easing restrictions. They said they would ease restrictions when the average for new daily cases over a two-week window falls below five. On Saturday, the 14-day day rolling case average was 8.1, down from 8.7 in the previous day.
Finally, In neighboring New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, there were seven new cases of COVID-19. And five of which locally acquired and most linked to an outbreak at a childcare center.
Compiled by – MK (Editor)
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Victoria Records Lone Virus Infection. Victoria Records Lone Virus Infection. In neighbouring New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, there were seven new cases of COVID-19. Five of which locally acquired and most linked to an outbreak at a childcare centre and more