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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.

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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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