Coronavirus Latest Figures

Coronavirus update for Victoria 30/05/2020

Developments in the outbreak

  • As of 29 May 2020, the total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 1,634 which is a net increase of six since yesterday.
  • Three new cases were detected in routine testing, two were detected in hotel quarantine and two are under investigation. One case was removed from the overall total due to reclassification.
  • The total number of cases linked to the Cedar Meats outbreak remains at 111 (unchanged).
  • 166 cases have been acquired in Victoria where the source of infection is unknown, an increase of 1 since yesterday’s report.
  • Seven people are in hospital, including three people in intensive care. 19 people have died. 1,549 people have recovered.
  • Of the total 1,634 cases, there have been 1,354 in metropolitan Melbourne and 233 in regional Victoria. A number of cases remain under investigation.
  • There have been 183 confirmed cases in healthcare workers, with no change since yesterday’s report.
  • More than 493,000 test results have been received by the department since 1 January 2020 (an increase of over 12,000 since yesterday’s report).
  • Up-to-date epidemiological data is available on our website.
  • Victoria’s State of Emergency has been extended until 11.59 pm on Sunday 31 May.
  • The Victorian Government has announced the gradual easing of restrictions throughout the state from 1 June and 22 June, including social events, sport, recreation, cafes, restaurants, travel, and entertainment. Visit Victoria's restriction levels for more information.

Key messages for the community

  • Victoria’s State of Emergency has been extended to 31 May, but some restrictions have been eased.
  • Right now there are stilll only five reasons to leave your home:
    • Shopping for food and supplies that you need
    • Care and caregiving
    • Exercise and outdoor recreation
    • Work and education – if you can’t do it from home
    • Visiting friends and family – if you really need to.
  • Our message to Victorians remains the same – if you can stay at home, you must stay at home.