Victoria records one new local case of coronavirus as restrictions ease

Victoria has recorded one new case of Covid-19 as strict well being restrictions ease after the state’s snap lockdown.

In the previous 24 hours, one new regionally acquired case of coronavirus was recorded by state well being authorities and positioned into resort quarantine.

Another three circumstances, all acquired abroad, are additionally in quarantine.

The new circumstances come after no new regionally acquired circumstances have been reported on Friday.

It brings the state’s complete quantity of circumstances to 51.

Health authorities obtained greater than 21,000 take a look at leads to the 24 hours to midnight.

Two circumstances linked to the Sydney outbreak have been confirmed on Thursday evening, together with a person who was contaminated whereas visiting his daughter in Sydney.

The similar man labored at a Sandringham dry cleaners, which has since closed.

Chief well being officer Brett Sutton confirmed each circumstances have been carrying the extremely infectious Delta pressure.

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Camera IconVictoria's chief well being officer Brett Sutton offers a coronavirus replace in Melbourne. NCA NewsWire/Andrew Henshaw Credit: News Corp Australia

He advised reporters on Friday QR knowledge from the dry cleansing enterprise was being analysed.

“Anyone who has visited that dry cleaners earlier in the week, before they did the right thing and closed down, (needs) to come forward and get tested urgently,” Prof Sutton mentioned.

“As a tier 1 site, you will need to get tested and to isolate for 14 days.”

Restrictions have since eased for Victorians after the state was plunged right into a snap lockdown following a sudden cluster of regionally acquired circumstances earlier this month.

Households can now have as much as 15 company per day and crowds can be allowed again at sporting video games.

Masks will nonetheless must be worn in indoor public settings.

Funerals, weddings and occasions can now have as much as 300 individuals topic to the venue measurement; nevertheless, dancing is prohibited.

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