Victoria’s coronavirus death toll has risen to 27 over the last 24 hours, with a woman in her 90s succumbing to the virus overnight.
The state is one week into a six-week lockdown, with 151 penalties issued to people attempting to leave Melbourne over the past week, and Victoria Police fining 63 people over the last 24 hours for breaching restrictions
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Rick Nugent, Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton and Police Minister Lisa Neville.
0: 00 Daniel Andrews – Opening remarks and case numbers
7: 07 Rick Nugent – Police checkpoint remarks
8: 46 Operation Sentinel update – details of fines issued
13: 21 Brett Sutton – update on cases and case trajectory
ANSWERS TO REPORTER QUESTIONS
14: 47 When will we see a drop-off in cases?
15: 45 Does continued case transmission in hotpots mean lockdowns aren’t working?
16: 40 Do you have a deadline for when you’d like to see numbers drop by?
17: 20 How likely is a restriction extension or expansion?
18: 19 How long were the people who died from COVID-19 infected by it?
19: 34 Are there any new clusters in the existing clusters that you’re aware of?
20: 55 How many cases has the COVIDSafe identified that contact tracing hasn’t identified?
22: 17 What would a stage 4 lockdown look like?
22: 40 Would bottleshops be closed?
34: 15 Daniel Andrews – further questions
1: 00: 00 Lisa Neville – further questions
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Victorian coronavirus cases rise by 238 and a woman dies, police urge people to stop breaching restrictions – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-15/victoria-coronavirus-cases-rise-woman-dies-from-covid-19/12455982
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