Victoria Records 322 New COVID-19 Cases on Aug. 10

By AAP
August 10, 2020 Updated: August 10, 2020

Victoria has recorded 322 new coronavirus cases and a record 19 deaths. But daily case numbers continue to fall.

Victoria’s COVID-19 Numbers for Aug. 10

* 322 new cases, the lowest daily number since July 29
* 19 new deaths, bringing the state’s toll to 228 and the national figure to 313
* Latest deaths are one man in his 50s, one woman in her 60s, two men in their 70s, one man and six women in their 80s, and one man and seven women in their 90s
* 14 of the latest deaths are linked to aged care
* 14,957 total confirmed Victorian cases, 7869 remain active
* 500 active cases in regional Victoria
* 640 people in hospital, with 48 in intensive care and 31 on ventilators
* 1065 active cases among healthcare workers, 1756 in aged care
* 2863 “mystery” cases, an increase of 105
* Nearly 1,821,000 tests, an increase of 19,213
* Stage four restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne and stage three protocols for regional Victoria to remain until September 13.

Key Aged Care Outbreaks

* 188 cases linked to Epping Gardens Aged Care in Epping
* 171 linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
* 146 linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer
* 125 linked to Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in Kilsyth
* 106 linked to BaptCare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee
* 97 linked to Estia Aged Care Facility in Heidelberg
* 93 linked to Outlook Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong North
* 88 linked to Arcare Aged Care Facility in Craigieburn
* 79 linked to Glendale Aged Care Facility in Werribee
* 78 linked to Aurrum Aged Care in Plenty

Other Key Outbreaks

* 201 linked to Bertocchi Smallgoods in Thomastown
* 133 linked to JBS Brooklyn
* 114 linked to Melbourne Health Royal Park Campus
* 49 linked to the Linfox warehouse in Truganina
* 44 linked to Golden Farms Poultry in Breakwater
* 39 linked to Catholic Regional College in Sydenham
* 25 linked to Multiplex Premier tower
* 32 linked to Inghams in Thomastown
* 27 linked to Diamond Valley Pork in Laverton North
* 18 linked to Hazeldene’s Chicken Farm in Bendigo

The DHHS is also investigating eight cases linked to the Marley Spoon packaging and distribution facility in Altona North.

Source: Department of Health and Human Services

Melbourne