During the past week, hundreds of Victorians were not home when public health officials and the Defense Force knocked their doors. The Department of Health and Human Services and Security workers visited 500 homes after the health authorities had not been able to reach people. There were 29 coronavirus cases where this week when doorknocked, people didn’t respond.
Door knocking staff will rise from 58 to 90 today. Any successful case of coronavirus should expect a visit.
The Premier said he knew how difficult it can be to spend 14 days in solitary confinement. Three men were detained after failing to give their identification to the police when unlawfully gathered on a street in northwest Melbourne. Around 10 people were found gathering last night around 8 pm in Ascot Vale at the intersection of Epsom Road and Maribyrnong Lane. Police explained the instructions of the Chief Health Officer and asked the group to identify.
After giving his information, one man was released at the scene, and the other two were taken to a police station. Three people have been cited for meeting across the Mornington Peninsula to mark a birthday. Although four people had fines imposed for being together in a car, despite not living at the same address. For the 103 infringements, 33 were dealt out to people for refusing to wear a face mask when they left home. Three vehicle checkpoints were released.
Victoria’s COVID-19 Death Toll
Victoria’s COVID-19 death toll went up to 92 after another nine people lost their lives overnight to coronavirus. The deaths include two men in their nineties. Also, five in their eighties, one in their seventies and one in their sixties. Six of the deaths have been in aged care in the private sector. There are 307 disabled Victorians with 41 in intensive care. This comes as Victoria reported a fall in COVID-19 cases. It is with 295 new cases going overnight, bringing a total of 9304 from the state.
The number of cases presents today is a substantial reduction from Monday’s 532 infections. This is the first time in nine days that daily cases have dropped below 300. Victoria has 804 confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks across the state of aged care, including 502 new health sector infections. The 195 suspect cases “surprisingly small” in regional Victoria, Mr Andrews state but remain scare.