One active case in Casey

The rate of coronavirus has slowed in Casey City with no new cases recorded in the past 24 hours, according the state’s latest health statistics.

As of 19 May figures, remained 57 in Casey with just one confirmed active case. 

Across the southeast, Dandenong and Cardinia council areas recorded 16 confirmed cases respectively – with zero active cases.

The death toll remained at 18 with five patients in ICU.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Victoria is 1573, a net increase of six since 18 May.

There were seven new cases confirmed in the 24 hours to 18 May  – one case was removed from the overall total due to reclassification.

Of those seven, one was linked to a resident of the Lynden Aged Care facility in Camberwell as well as a single case at the Hammond Care facility in Caulfield. A subsequent test has since come back negative.

Both aged care facilities will remain closed to visitors for 14 days as a precaution.

Another new case has been linked to the Cedar Meats outbreak – with the total number of cases now linked to this cluster at 100, made up of 64 staff and 36 external to the facility.

One case of a returned traveler in hotel quarantine. Three other cases are under investigation.There were no further cases linked to the McDonald’s Fawkner outbreak, with the total number of cases in that outbreak remaining at 12.


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