COVID-19 scare at a Melbourne aged care home as Victoria records 14 new local cases
Victoria recorded 14 new locally-acquired COVID-19 cases yesterday.
All of the cases have been linked to known outbreaks.
Ten of the 14 new cases were in isolation for their entire infectious period.
There are 14 new locally-acquired COVID-19 cases which are all linked to the current outbreaks. 10 of the 14 cases were in quarantine throughout their entire infectious period with 1 of the other 4 cases still to be interviewed. 14,302 vaccine doses were administered yesterday.
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) July 22, 2021
There’s been a COVID-19 scare at an aged care facility in Melbourne’s west.
A resident has been returned to the mewacare John Atchison Centre at Hoppers Crossing after a stay in hospital, while potentially infectious.
An initial test result last night has come back negative but the 101-bed centre has been placed in lockdown as a precaution.
Meanwhile, a handful of new exposure sites were added to the Health Department’s list yesterday night.
The list is now nearing 400 exposure sites.