Victoria recorded 177 new COVID-19 circumstances on Monday, as Premier Daniel Andrews warned individuals to not be complacent after a drop within the fee of an infection on earlier days.
Among the many new circumstances, 25 have been related to contained outbreaks, 151 have been beneath investigation, and one an infection was from lodge quarantine.
Of specific concern is the outbreak at an aged care facility in Melbourne’s north-west.
Chief Well being Officer Professor Brett Sutton mentioned 26 virus circumstances have been linked to the Menarock Life Essendon aged care facility in Essendon.
“There is a large outbreak, various employees and residents have been contaminated in that outbreak,” Professor Sutton mentioned.
“That is been intensively managed, together with switch of some residents to acute care.”
There have been additionally six circumstances linked to LaManna grocery store in Essendon, 12 infections linked to Somerville Retail Companies, 13 circumstances linked to Glendale aged care facility in Werribee, two circumstances linked to Japara Central Park Aged Care Residence in Windsor and eight circumstances linked to Cenvic Building Riverina Residences in Footscray.
The outbreak whole at Al-Taqwa School now sits at 144.