Thursday, January 20, 2022

Victoria records 21 new local Covid-19 cases

Victoria has recorded 21 new local covid-19 cases overnight, with 11 in isolation while infectious and all linked to the current outbreak.
There are currently 163 active cases across the whole state, three are in hospital and one is in the ICU.
Of today’s new cases, 15 of the 21 are linked to the Glenroy outbreak that Mr Foley indicated is of “growing concern”.
A total of 10 cases are across three households linked to the Glenroy West Primary School including two students and one staff member.
One case is a household contact of an infected student and another is a student from a school in Laverton who rode a bus supervised by one of the previously reported Glenroy cases.
Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley said the latest testing figures are lower than the average and has urged more people to come forward.
“It’s so important. If you have symptoms, you need to go and get tested,” he said.

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