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Victorian coronavirus contact tracing inquiry hears state’s system is still not fully digitised – ABC News

Victoria’s contact tracing system is still not fully digitised and could currently only cope with a “handful” of new daily coronavirus cases, Chief Scientist Alan…

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Victoria’s contact tracing system is still not fully digitised, and could only cope with a “handful” of new daily coronavirus cases at the moment, according to Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel.
Key points:

  • An Upper House inquiry is investigating how Victoria’s system of identifying and tracking infections works
  • Dr Finkel said the new system could deal with “a handful of numbers per day”, with excess cases “overflowing” into the old system
  • The head of Cedar Meats abattoir told the inquiry the…

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