Coronavirus live news: Vaccine trial restarts as cluster worsens in Victoria, AustraliaOctober 24, 2020
Dr Fauci says White House task force meeting less despite rising infection rates; WHO warns of ‘exponential’ rise in cases. Follow updates
The Victorian department of health and human services (DHHS) have put out their daily press release, which gives us a bit more clarity on exactly where those seven cases came from.
Six of today’s seven new cases are linked to known outbreaks and cases. One is a close contact already identified as part of the Hoppers Crossing community outbreak and was already in quarantine and one is a staff member from Estia Keilor. One is a student from East Preston Islamic College, one is a student from Croxton Special School, also linked to East Preston Islamic College through family and two are parents from East Preston Islamic College
The remaining case is a previously positive case that is currently under investigation.
The AFP has provided this wrap of the current Covid-19 situation in Europe:
The European Union’s disease control agency has joined frantic health workers to sound the alarm over a coronavirus surge across the continent, as the World Health Organization warned of an “exponential” rise in infections.