Victoria records 1,935 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths ahead of restrictions announcement

Victoria records 1,935 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths ahead of restrictions announcement

Victoria, Covid

24/10/2021 1:21:00 AM

Victoria records 1,935 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths ahead of restrictions announcement

More than 73 per cent of Victoria ns aged 16 and above have now had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, with the government expected to announce the next steps for 80 per cent today.

Victoria has recorded the deaths of 11 more people with COVID-19 and 1,935 new cases of the virus ahead of an announcement about the next steps out of lockdown.More than 73 per cent of Victorians aged 16 and above have now had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

It brings the state closer to an 80 per cent target, which is projected to be hit within the week.The government is expected to make an announcement today about what freedoms will be granted once the milestone is reached.Under the current roadmap, all of Victoria will move to the same settings, Melbourne retail and gyms will open and masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors.

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HEALTH FIRST and STAY SAFE. The Virus is still out there looking for more hosts. It's far to dangerous to open the Borders such these very large numbers in infections in NSW and VICTORIA. We must take care Let's see if they can break 4000 a day by Xmas. CCP Virus Covid-19 Treatment & Prophylaxis Protocol & Covid-19 Vaccinated People Detox Protocol Recommended by the New Federal State of China Whistleblowers Movement

Health authorities list new tier 1 COVID-19 exposure sites in VictoriaA screen printer in Benalla is listed as a high-risk tier 1 exposure site for seven days, joining a restaurant in Shepparton and a cafe in Torquay on the list. Snore So I’m taking it this person also has a family/household member that attends Benalla P-12 Clark St campus, making it an exposure site & contacts primaries Great work people…..if you feel crook stay at home!!

ACT records 24 new local COVID-19 casesThe Australian Capital Territory has recorded 24 new local cases of COVID-19 in the last day, as vaccination coverage across the region continues to soar. 9News

Johnson says fresh UK lockdown not on cards as COVID-19 cases riseAs advisers suggest that acting early with lighter measures to cut rising case numbers would reduce the need for tougher restrictions later, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says a new COVID-19 lockdown is not on the cards. Johnson also says vaccines don't stop transmission, so allowing vaccinated people to arrive from overseas without quarantining is just reckless idiocy. Especially given the Delta plus strain is 10% of UK cases, and we have zero in Australia. auspol No just a nice fresh variant, Delta+, caused by letting Delta run free in the community, giving time for mutations to develop, and more contagious than Delta. Thanks Boris. He’s doing elbow bumps so it’s all okay.

NSW records 345 COVID-19 cases, five deaths as Victorian border talks continueAbout a third of NSW cases were located outside the Greater Sydney area, with high numbers continuing to be recorded in the Hunter and Murrumbidgee regions. marywardy _SarahMcPhee marywardy _SarahMcPhee Rising again… marywardy _SarahMcPhee 90% is very soon. Will December freedoms be brought forward?

No new local COVID-19 cases in Queensland as authorities urge greater vaccinationQueensland has recorded no locally acquired cases of COVID-19 after a man tested positive on the Gold Coast, but a truck driver has the virus after being infectious in Brisbane. best if nsw and victorians stay away for a bit longer Destroying a country while chasing zero covid is now a proven folly Irrelevant really

WhatsApp Victoria has recorded the deaths of 11 more people with COVID-19 and 1,935 new cases of the virus ahead of an announcement about the next steps out of lockdown. More than 73 per cent of Victorians aged 16 and above have now had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. It brings the state closer to an 80 per cent target, which is projected to be hit within the week. The government is expected to make an announcement today about what freedoms will be granted once the milestone is reached. Under the current roadmap, all of Victoria will move to the same settings, Melbourne retail and gyms will open and masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors. Senior ministers met on Saturday night to discuss the next steps. The ABC understands the border around Melbourne will be dropped from Friday, allowing Victorians to travel anywhere in the state ahead of the Melbourne Cup weekend. The new infections were found from 69,624 tests processed on Saturday, which was Melbourne's second day out of lockdown. It brings the number of active infections in the state to 24,993. There are now 787 people in Victorian hospitals with COVID-19, 17 more than yesterday, suggesting a "welcome" plateau discussed by authorities yesterday has continued. But COVID-19 response commander Jeroen Weimar yesterday warned the state was "not out of the woods yet" and that how many more people became ill would depend on people's behaviour now lockdowns have lifted. There are 146 people receiving intensive care, including 93 people on a ventilator. The vast majority of those in hospital had not received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. The deaths of 11 people bring the toll for this outbreak to 223.