17 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Victoria passes 300 deaths

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 17 August 2020

Yesterday Australia's state of Victoria passed the grim milestone of 300 deaths associated with Covid-19.

New cases have been trending down for more than ten days, but are still in the hundreds, and the state's premier Dan Andrews says he's hopeful lockdown measures are working.

Melbourne correspondent and ABC reporter Elias Clure speaks to Susie Ferguson.