New circumstances reported within the final 24 hours

  • Native circumstances:

    • +1 new native case:

      • That is the case that was introduced final evening on the 10:30pm presser.

      • The case is a 26-year-old employee from Noble Park, and was serving as a resident assist officer on the Grand Hyatt resort as a part of the Australian Open resort quarantine program.

    • Media releases:

  • Interstate circumstances:

  • Abroad circumstances:

    • +2 new abroad circumstances recorded in returned abroad travellers – these are internationally acquired and the circumstances are presently in quarantine.

    • Yesterday DHHS reported that genomic testing revealed {that a} couple who examined optimistic in resort quarantine, seemingly caught the virus from one other household staying on the identical ground of the resort.

    • Anticipated abroad arrivals as we speak, Four February, 2021: 198.

  • ???? Worldwide case below overview:

    • Investigations are below manner after a girl in her 60s returned a optimistic coronavirus check on 31 January after arriving within the Philippines from Victoria.

    • The lady is asymptomatic and, thus far, check outcomes from household and shut contacts in Victoria have been destructive. Additional testing of the lady in the Philippines has been requested. That is more likely to be a false optimistic outcome.

  • ⚠️ Case alerts – public publicity ⚠️: New websites have been added to the Case alerts – public publicity. Please view the web site for the freshest info.

Recap from as we speak, 4th of February 2021

  • Case info:

    • The case is a 26-year-old employee from Noble Park, and was serving as a resident assist officer on the Grand Hyatt resort as a part of the Australian Open resort quarantine program. There have been six circumstances on the resort the place the case labored.

    • The case was symptomatic.

    • Andrews: “We now have reviewed actually days of CCTV footage, and this particular person in CEQ has been a mannequin worker — CVQ, whether or not it’s doffing and donning PPE, all of the protocols, all the opposite guidelines which can be adopted up in fact has supplied us with very detailed accounts of the place he has been in addition to some other info that now we have wanted.

    • The case was interviewed for quite a lot of hours final evening, and DH have been in a position to get very, very detailed info. He was in a position to work out precisely the place he was from information on his telephone.

    • When requested by a reporter on if there’s any principle on how this man caught the virus, Andrews mentioned: “One factor is we won’t rule out is aerosol transmission – airborne transmission of this. That’s difficult – very, very difficult. AHPPC has been coping with a few of these points. Little question this will likely be a characteristic of the report that I’ll give to Nationwide Cupboard tomorrow. So, we do not have a definitive reply on that. It’s simply that step-by-step painstaking detective work. all of the CCTV footage was actually necessary. However the different factor too, is the extra check outcomes we get again, the extra folks we will rule out that, will assist us with that evolving principle additionally. There is no such thing as a apparent breach.

  • Contact tracing:

    • Two of the person’s shut family contacts have returned destructive checks.

    • 19 of the employee’s 20 shut main contacts have been contacted and directed to isolate. The 20th particular person will likely be discovered all through the day and put a public well being response round that particular person.

    • At the moment coping with round 600 work shut contacts. Folks the case labored with over the two-week interval on the Grand Hyatt. All instructed to isolate and to get examined. All will likely be contacted as we speak individually to debate their actions and their publicity.

    • The Victorian Authorities is immediately contacting residents who stay close to coronavirus (COVID-19) publicity websites in Melbourne’s south east. The next textual content message alert will attain some 300,000 units: “There are COVID-19 publicity websites in your space – test places & occasions. When you have signs, get examined and keep house.”

  • Testing websites:

    • 13 websites open + extra lanes and capability on all.

    • Some delays between 1-Four hours.

    • DH web site has stay details about the size of queues.

    • Establishing extra 4 or 5 websites as we speak. (E.g., Noble Park, Monash Well being, Clayton at Brighton, CBD + probably 1-2 websites at bayside)

  • Publicity websites: 14 publicity websites. Up from the eight introduced final evening – extra could also be recognized over the approaching hours.

  • Australian Open/Tennis Australia:

    • 520 gamers and workers who accomplished their quarantine on the Grand Hyatt. They’ve all been instructed to check and isolate. There will likely be devoted check services for them to make sure their testing outcomes get carried out and that DH can then rule them out from the inquiry. They’re informal contacts. DH are usually not as involved about them.

  • ? Wastewater:

    • Waste water samples collected from the person’s space on Tuesday have been destructive for COVID-19. “These are actually good, optimistic early indicators, now we have obtained to this in good time,” the premier says.

    • Now conducting day by day waste water testing, significantly within the south-east water catchment.

    • A minimum of biweekly throughout the remainder of the state.

    • As of Tuesday, the outcomes are destructive.

Recap from yesterday, third of February 2021

  • A press convention was held at 4pm AEDT by the Emergency Companies Minister Lisa Neville, and, Deputy Chief Well being Officer Melanie Van Twest:

    • Two teams of travellers on the identical ground examined optimistic for a similar UK variant of the virus.

    • Neville mentioned that the “working assumption” was that the viral load of one of many household teams was so excessive, the virus had travelled via the resort simply by the household opening the door to get meals or drop off laundry.

    • COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV) mentioned the lady in her 60s arrived in Melbourne from Malaysia by way of Singapore on January 11, and beforehand examined destructive on days three and 11 of her keep. The girl’s husband, in her 70s, joined her in quarantine on January 16 and she determined to remain within the resort with him for his 14-day quarantine interval.

    • Throughout that point, a household of 5 arrived in Melbourne from Nigeria on January 20, and have been positioned on the identical ground. The household examined optimistic on January 24, then the lady within the room reverse examined optimistic on January 28. Her companion has returned destructive checks throughout his keep within the resort.

    • Each the household and the lady have been asymptomatic on the time they returned their optimistic checks. They’ve been moved to a well being resort for therapy. Genomic sequencing late Tuesday revealed that they had an “similar” pressure of the virus, Ms Neville mentioned.

    • Some 100 staff have been despatched house and are being examined out of “an abundance of warning”, Ms Neville mentioned.

    • CQV is investigating how the 2 circumstances are linked, together with reviewing CCTV and enterprise environmental testing of the resort, together with air flow methods. A overview of CCTV confirmed there had been no breaches of an infection management protocols on the ground of the resort.

    • A air flow report carried out when the resort was first arrange for resort quarantine confirmed there was no shared air flow, however the airflow was once more being reviewed.

    • Deputy Chief Well being Officer Melanie Van Twest mentioned there was no indication at this stage that any workers or different returned travellers have been concerned.

  • The state’s well being division introduced the optimistic outcome on Wednesday evening stating: “Our public well being groups are investigating and shut contacts are being notified. Extra particulars will be supplied all through the night.”

  • The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, and well being minister, Martin Foley, held an emergency press convention at 10:30pm AEDT:

    • A Lodge Quarantine employee on the Grand Hyatt Lodge has examined optimistic to coronavirus (COVID-19).

    • Andrews mentioned the resort quarantine employee who examined optimistic was a 26-year-old man from Noble Park working within the Australian Open resort quarantine system.

    • He final labored at Grand Hyatt on 29 January. He obtained a PCR check on the finish of that shift and examined destructive.

    • He subsequently developed signs, went and obtained examined, and examined optimistic. His flatmates are actually in managed isolation.

    • Andrews mentioned there was “no have to panic”, however mentioned the person had been to quite a lot of locations locally between his final quarantine shift on 29 January and his optimistic check as we speak.

  • New statewide restrictions come into impact from 11:59pm on the third February:

    • The restrict on the variety of folks gathering in a family will likely be diminished from 30 to 15, that means the family members plus 15 guests (excluding kids below 12 months of age).

    • Masks will likely be necessary in public indoor areas. When you have guests in your house, it’s strongly advisable that masks are worn in the course of the go to. Masks have to be worn in indoor public areas aside from when consuming or ingesting.

    • In the event you’re planning to go away your house – take a masks.

    • The 75 per cent ‘return to work’ cap in each private and non-private sectors scheduled for Monday eight February will likely be paused and the present cap of 50% will stay in place.

    • Be aware for these preparing for college this morning: Kids below 12 years of age, and college students at main college or outdoors college hours care, are usually not required to put on face masks.y eight February will likely be paused and the present cap of 50% will stay in place.

Circumstances thus far

Final 24 hours TOTAL
Confirmed circumstances +3 20,452
Energetic +0 21
Recovered +3 19,611
Deaths +0 820
Neighborhood transmission +0 3,762
Take a look at outcomes obtained +13,675 4,506,040
Hospital +0 0

At the moment in quarantine (as at 11pm on the third Feb)

Sort of resident In quarantine resort TOTAL In well being/complicated care motels TOTAL
TOTAL 1,962 134
Returned abroad traveller 1,881 123
Airline crew 68 3
Interstate traveller 5 1
Neighborhood 3 1
Frontline employee 0 0
Voluntary assist particular person 5 6

The Division of Well being is constant to watch state of affairs in Western Australia (WA).  Quite a few WA areas have entered lockdown after WA recorded a optimistic case of coronavirus. Home journey restrictions now apply below Victoria’s ‘site visitors mild’ journey allow system.

As of 9:00pm Victorian (AEDT) time on Sunday, 31 January, the Perth metropolitan space, the Peel area and the South West area of WA have moved from a inexperienced zone to a crimson zone.

This time aligns with the WA Authorities’s keep at house orders for Perth metropolitan space, Peel area and South West area of WA. Anybody who’s travelling from these crimson zones after 9pm is in breach of the WA Authorities’s personal keep at house instructions. 

Go to Victoria’s journey allow system web page for extra info.

r/CoronavirusDownunder - Victoria records 1 new local case and 2 new overseas cases

? Wastewater detection

A weak detection of viral fragments from wastewater in Lakes Entrance on 28 January has been confirmed following additional evaluation.

Anybody who lives in or has visited Lakes Entrance from 26 to 28 January is urged to get examined for coronavirus (COVID-19) if they’ve any signs, nevertheless gentle.

As beforehand reported, viral fragments have been just lately detected in wastewater at a number of different places. Whereas viral fragments haven’t been detected in samples since taken from these websites, anybody who lives in or has visited Castlemaine, Cowes, Hamilton, Pakenham or Warrnambool from 25 to 27 January, Gisborne from 24 to 26 January, or Leongatha from 17 to 19 January, is urged to get examined if they’ve any signs.

Additional details about the wastewater testing program may be discovered on the Wastewater monitoring web page.

r/CoronavirusDownunder - Victoria records 1 new local case and 2 new overseas cases
Web site Newest pattern date COVID-19 standing
Lakes Entrance Thu 28-Jan-2021 Detected
Western Remedy Plant Mon 1-Feb-2021 Detected
Friday 29-Jan-2021 Detected
Thu 28-Jan-2021 Not detected
Tue 26-Jan-2021 Detected
Thu 21-Jan-2021 Detected

Extra info: Wastewater monitoring – coronavirus (COVID-19)

Interstate borders

  • NSW:

    • From early this morning, NSW Well being started screening passengers arriving on flights from Melbourne following the analysis of a optimistic case of COVID-19 in a resort quarantine employee in Melbourne late on Wednesday. They’re additionally being requested if they  have been to any of the venues of concern listed on the  Victorian Division of Well being and Human Companies (DHHS) web site.

    • Anybody who has been in Melbourne since 30 January 2021 is requested to test the Victorian well being web site, to test if they’ve attended a public publicity web site. If they’ve  they need to get examined instantly and isolate for 14 days since being there, whatever the outcome. They mustn’t journey to NSW.

    • It’s essential to additionally get examined once more in direction of the tip the 14-day interval (12 days after publicity) no matter signs. As well as, should you develop any signs throughout that interval, please get examined instantly.

    • Folks who arrive from Victoria will even have to finish passenger declaration. Individuals who present false info are topic to an on-the-spot superb.

    • Anybody else in NSW who has just lately been in Melbourne ought to proceed to watch the Victorian DHHS web site for extra venues of concern and up to date well being recommendation and observe this recommendation.

    • In a separate incident regarding a Victorian quarantine facility, NSW Well being has additionally been suggested that 5 folks in NSW have been staying at a quarantine resort on the similar time as transmission came about between friends in adjoining rooms.

    • These 5 folks have already been contacted and suggested to get examined and isolate for 14 days since they have been there whatever the check outcome, and to check once more on the finish of that interval.

    • NSW Well being is intently monitoring the state of affairs in Victoria and can replace its well being recommendation accordingly. We’ll proceed to work intently with our colleagues in Victoria and different jurisdictions to make sure that acceptable public well being measures are in place to guard the neighborhood.

    • ➡️ Extra info: NSW Well being

  • Queensland:

    • When you have been in Higher Melbourne since January 29 and arrived into Queensland ought to get examined – even should you don’t have signs – and isolate till you obtain a outcome.

    • There is no such thing as a resolution presently to shut the border however we’re asking Queenslanders to rethink journey to Victoria.

    • ➡️ Extra info: Victoria’s case replace

  • WA:

    • “Given the evolving state of affairs in Victoria, now we have now made a resolution to pause our deliberate border management transition with Victoria for now,” Mr McGowan says.

    • “Victoria was as a consequence of transfer to the very low-risk class from midnight tonight, however that has now been placed on maintain and we’ll assess the state of affairs over coming days.

    • “This means travellers from Victoria will nonetheless have to self-quarantine for 14 days and endure a Day 11 check.

    • “It’s potential that Victoria may have to return to the medium-risk class. However hopefully the state of affairs there’ll stay below management.

    • “I acknowledge this can trigger inconvenience and frustration for a lot of folks. However we’re in a high-risk state of affairs and we must be cautious.

  • SA: Researching, will add information quickly

  • Tasmania:

    • The pressing investigation by the Victorian Division of Well being and Human Companies has recognized quite a lot of contacts of the case in family and office settings, and eight public places visited by the case once they have been more likely to have been infectious.

    • These eight places are within the Melbourne suburbs of Noble Park, Keysborough, Brighton, Brandon Park, Springvale and Heatherton on dates from Saturday 30 January to Monday 1 February 2021.

    • The precise places have been declared high-risk places by the Tasmanian Director of Public Well being.

    • Anybody presently in Tasmania who has been in Victoria on or after 30 January 2021 ought to instantly test the record at

    • ➡️ Extra info: Tasmanian response to case of COVID-19 in Victoria

  • Australian Capital Territory:

    • From 2pm on Four February 2021, a number of public publicity websites in Victoria have been declared as COVID-19 affected areas.

    • When you have just lately been to Victoria, you need to go to the Victorian Division of Well being and Human Companies (DHHS) web site to test when you have been to any of those public publicity websites in the course of the dates and occasions listed.

    • When you have been in any of those websites, you need to instantly enter quarantine for 14 days and get examined. It’s essential to keep in quarantine for the total 14 days, even should you get a destructive check outcome. Additionally, in case you are recognized by DHHS as a detailed contact, you need to quarantine for 14 days after your final publicity to the case.

    • All shut contacts should have a COVID-19 check on entry to quarantine and once more earlier than to finishing quarantine.

    • ➡️ Extra info: COVID-19 affected areas in Victoria

  • Northern Territory:

    • The Chief Well being Officer has declared 10 suburbs throughout Metropolitan Melbourne as COVID-19 Hotspots for the needs of journey to the Northern Territory from 3.30pm on Four February 2021.

    • These suburbs are: Brighton, Clayton South, Heatherton, Keysborough, Melbourne, Moorabbin, Noble Park, Springvale, West Melbourne, and, Wheelers Hill.

    • Anybody travelling to the Northern Territory from a COVID-19 Hotspot should undertake 14 days of necessary, supervised quarantine on the Alice Springs or Howard Springs quarantine services. Quarantine will likely be undertaken on the first city centre you arrive at, together with for transit.

    • ➡️ Extra info: Melbourne suburbs declared as hotspots

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