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Why does Melbourne have so many coronavirus outbreaks? There’s no obvious answer – ABC News

There is a lot of speculation about why Victoria is going through another COVID-19 outbreak. Could it be Victoria’s demographics? What about the weather? We unpack…

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When it comes to why Victoria has had more significant coronavirus outbreaks than other parts of Australia, many theories abound.
Key points:

  • Data doesn’t support the assertion that Victoria is at greater risk of COVID-19 outbreaks because of its demography
  • Cold weather does play some role in COVID-19 transmission, but experts say it is an insignificant factor for Victoria
  • Experts say no-one is safe from COVID-19 until the majority of the nation is vaccinated

Could it be Victoria’s demographics? Are…

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