jackfitt 发布于2020-10-16 11:17
Australia's victoria reviews consistent downward trend in COVID-19 cases
Sydney (reuters) - australia's coronavirus hotspot of victoria pronounced on monday a steady downward trend in daily coronavirus cases, putting the kingdom on path to ease greater restrictions by means of subsequent week.
The two-week common upward push in instances in melbourne, the nation capital, dropped under 35 on monday, on the right track to meet a target of under 50 cases by way of sept. 28 when the government have stated they'll relax restrictions inside the city.
Melbourne, australia's second largest town, is on an extended tough lockdown till sept. 28, however authorities lifted a few restrictions remaining week permitting citizens to depart their houses for longer periods for exercise and shortened a nightly curfew.
The strict restrictions on movement have brought the daily coronavirus cases in the country down to double digits after it touched highs of seven-hundred in early august.
"It's welcome news for victorians and welcome news for australians," deputy chief clinical officer nick coatsworth advised the australian broadcasting corp tv on monday.
But, coatsworth urged the nation's residents to strictly adhere to the social distancing policies regardless of cases slowing down drastically in latest days.
"Whilst victorians pop out of regulations, especially in melbourne, the complacency must be averted," he stated.
Victoria, australia's 2nd most populous state, stated two deaths from covid-19 and 11 instances in the closing 24 hours. a day earlier, the state reported five deaths and 14 new cases, its lowest upward push in day by day infections in 3 months.
Australia has up to now recorded a total of just over 26,900 novel coronavirus infections and 851 deaths, with victoria accounting for the bulk of both.