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Coronavirus Australia: Why Victoria’s COVID-19 death toll is surging

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State and federal authorities have known for months that the daily COVID-19 death toll was missing up to 100 deaths in aged care.A huge increase in the number of COVID-19 deaths in Victoria announced today is being blamed on over 50 deaths in the state’s nursing homes not being reported until now.
Victorian Premier Dan Andrews confirmed today that there were 59 new deaths in the daily figures but 53 of those people died in aged care weeks ago.
The death toll is the largest number announced to …

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