Colac Otway cases reach 95

Colac Otway has now had 95 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The DHHS daily figures show an increase of 14 cases from yesterday’s total, with 88 of the cases active and seven people have recovered.

The department has linked 72 cases to an outbreak at Colac’s Australian Lamb Company, four more than yesterday.

Surf Coast has had 14 total cases with four active, Corangamite has had one with zero active, Golden Plains has 15 with 10 active, and Greater Geelong has 177 with 98 active.

The news comes after Premier Daniel Andrews announced today that regional Victoria would return to a stage three, stay-at-home lockdown from 11.59pm Wednesday as coronavirus cases stack up across the state.

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Face coverings become mandatory tomorrow, after the State Government slapped six local government areas in the Geelong area, including Colac Otway, with a home visit ban from Friday.

Victoria has 11,557 total COVID-19 cases, 671 more than yesterday.

Another seven Victorian died yesterday, bringing the state’s toll from the pandemic to 123.

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