Victorian lockdown necessary: medical expert panel

published 02.08.2020 08:48

The focus on protecting vulnerable people in aged care remains with 47 of 671 positive cases recorded on Sunday among aged care residents.

Mr Hunt said the $7.3 million investment would apply across Victoria, and more areas in Australia if restrictions are introduced.

Mr Hunt acknowledged that Victorians would be facing some mental health challenges following Sunday’s announcements.

More mental health support will be offered for Victorians facing the toughest lockdown yet, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said today.

Mr Hunt said their advice was that progress was being made to stop the spread across all facilities.

by Jade Gailberger from news.com.au

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