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Victoria may tighten regional restrictions after ‘worrying’ rise in Covid-19 cases traced to Melbourne – The Guardian

Premier announces new testing sites in Bendigo, Ballarat and Geelong – all major commuter hubs to Melbourne

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The number of coronavirus cases in regional Victoria has doubled in two weeks and the premier said there was worrying trend in the states three largest regional cities, some of which have seen a more than four-fold increase in active cases.
On Thursday Daniel Andrews announced three new testing sites and increased testing hours in Bendigo, Ballarat, and Geelong.
Genomic sequencing is yet to be conducted for the regional outbreaks, but contact tracers working for regional public health teams tr…

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