No new infections despite mystery case

By | January 7, 2021

Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday as 32,767 people were tested in the past 24 hours.

There are 38 active cases of COVID-19 across the state, 28 of which are locally acquired cases.

There are now more than 200 testing centres in operation across Victoria, including new testing sites in areas where large numbers of close contacts and exposure sites have been identified.

More than 1300 close contacts are being monitored across the state, including 900 primary close contacts and 400 secondary close contacts.

The DHHS said the close contacts were located in the local government areas of Bayside, Casey, Kingston, Monash, Whitehorse, Stonnington, Maroondah, Boroondara, Glen Eira, South Gippsland and East Gippsland.

The state recorded one new case on Wednesday, which was later revealed to be a mystery case.

Health authorities will brief the media later on Thursday.

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