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Victoria coronavirus cases rise by 403 as five more people die, including man in his 50s – ABC News

Premier Daniel Andrews says if case numbers continue to grow, so will the number of deaths, warning “this is not just a disease or a virus or tragedy that will only be visited upon very, very old people”.

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Five more people have died from coronavirus in Victoria, taking the state’s death toll to 49, as it records 403 new cases overnight.
Key points:

  • People who have to self-isolate after taking a COVID-19 test are now eligible for a new $300 payment
  • The Premier says the death of a man in his 50s shows coronavirus doesn’t just affect the elderly
  • There are now 201 Victorians in hospital, including 40 in intensive care

Premier Daniel Andrews said three of the deaths…

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