Covid update - Wednesday
28th October 2020
?? COVID UPDATE - Wednesday October 28
?? The Tasmanian Government has announced that Tassie will REOPEN TO NSW RESIDENTS on November 6.
?? NSW has recorded 8 new cases in the past 24 hours. Of those, 7 are returned overseas travellers already quarantined, and the other is a household contact of someone already diagnosed in the Lakemba GP cluster in SW Sydney.
?? The Hunter-New England region has now gone 82 days without a locally-acquired case.
?? Victoria has recorded two new cases and sadly two more deaths over the past 24 hours. There were also two new cases in QLD. WA and SA are yet to report today's data, but WA recorded two new cases late yesterday. No new cases anywhere else.
?? Australia's death toll now stands at 907 with the NSW toll still at 55 and Victoria's at 819.
?? The number of active cases in NSW is 54. There are 80 active cases in Victoria, 5 in QLD, 55 in WA, 11 in SA and one in the ACT. Tasmania and the NT remain Covid-free.
?? Please continue to stay safe, vigilant, maintain the social distancing, and wear a mask if you have to visit places where social distancing is difficult.
?? Don't forget, if you have any symptoms, however minor, please self-isolate and get tested as soon as possible.