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Latest COVID-19 numbers: Cedar Meats cluster grows again as Victoria records worst day in a week

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The coronavirus cluster at a Melbourne abattoir continues to grow almost two months after the first case was detected.

Five of today’s 12 new coronavirus cases have been linked to Cedar Meats, bringing the cluster to 111.

Victoria’s state tally stands at 1593 cases, of which 1479 have recovered.

Worryingly, two of today’s new cases are believed to have spread via community transmission, while a third remains under investigation.

Four of today’s cases are returned travellers in hotel quarantine.

There are 10 people in hospital with COVID-19, including five in intensive care.

VICTORIA’S DAILY CASES:

May 9: 11 new cases
May 10: 10 new cases
May 11: 7 new cases
Mat 12: 17 new cases
May 13: 7 new cases
May 14: 9 new cases
May 15: 21 new cases
May 16: 11 new cases
May 17: 7 new cases
May 18: 6 new cases
May 19: 6 new cases
May 20: 8 new cases
May 21: 4 new cases
TODAY: 12 new cases

(Image: Google Maps)

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