19 Aug 2020

Covid-19 in Victoria: 216 new cases, 12 more deaths on Aug 19

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 19 August 2020

In Australia, Victoria's had another drop in coronavirus cases - today reporting 216 new infections and 12 more deaths.

It's a slight improvement on yesterday's numbers which were the best the state has seen for a month.

All of today's confirmed deaths are linked to aged care homes.

Australian Prime Minster Scott Morrison says Victoria appears to be getting the outbreak under control.