Victoria reaches 28 days with no new Coronavirus cases

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Victoria has officially completed 28-consecutive days without a new Coronavirus case, which meets the criteria of having eliminated the virus.

The final active case, a man in his 90’s was discharged from hospital on Monday.

Victoria hasn’t recorded any new cases since October 30, when 4 new cases were discovered.

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews thanked health officials for their efforts throughout the pandemic, but reminded the public the virus is not over yet.

Fragments of the virus were found in a wastewater treatment plant, which were later announced to have come from Geelong’s northern suburbs.

Residents and visitors of the area are urged to be tested.

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Friday, November 27 2020
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Featured in storyDaniel Andrews - Victoria PremierPriscilla Robinson - Associate Professor of public health, specialising in communicable diseases, La Trobe UniversityJenifer Barlow - Resident of VictoriaLyle Munro - Resident of VictoriaDoctor Jeanette Young - Queensland Chief Health Officer
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