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Latest COVID-19 figures: Victoria records highest daily figure in a month


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Victoria has recorded more new cases of coronavirus today than any day since May 15, and a worker at a Melbourne quarantine hotel, an aged care resident and a childcare worker are among those the new cases.

Across the state, 21 new cases have been detected in the past 24 hours.

Fifteen of the new cases are returned travellers in hotel quarantine. Most have travelled from India and Bangladesh.

A security contractor at Stamford Plaza Hotel, which is housing returned travellers in hotel quarantine, has returned a positive test to COVID-19.

Meanwhile, a resident at Rosstown Community Centre in Carnegie has tested positive. The aged care home in currently in lockdown.

A childcare worker at Aspire ELC in Gladstone Park and a staff member at Sunbury Animal Hospital are also among those to test positive today.

The animal hospital is closed for cleaning.

One further case has been linked to the cluster at Monash Health, which began with a hospital patient testing positive to coronavirus on Sunday.

The number of cases attributed to community transmission has grown by six.

There are five people in hospital with COVID-19, including two in intensive care.