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COVID confirmed in regional Victoria, no new community cases – The Age

One of the eight community infections in Victoria is in Leongatha, the state’s testing chief has confirmed. There were no new locally acquired cases recorded overnight,…

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There are now about 200 people in isolation because they are linked to positive cases or their close contacts. Authorities are using a “third-ring” approach where positive cases, their close contacts and those people’s contacts are all asked to isolate.
The first three cases in the Victorian outbreak are all linked to a transmission event that likely occurred at the Smile Buffalo Thai restaurant at Black Rock on December 21.
The government suspects a traveller from Sydney was the likely source of…

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