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More heartbreaking days ahead as Victoria’s COVID-19 death rate triples – The Age

Infectious disease experts have warned Victoria to brace for more harrowing daily death tolls after 25 lives were reported lost to the virus on Monday.



He said the improved case numbers offered a reason for Victorians to hope but the state still faced a long struggle against the virus.
“We just can’t allow any sense of complacency to creep in here,” Mr Andrews said. “This is an ultra-marathon and we just have to keep pushing forward each and every day.”
Almost 60 per cent of people who have died from COVID-19 in Victoria were nursing home residents. International research released last week identified a coronavirus fatality rate of almost 37 …

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