Archives for April, 2020

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Major Coronavirus Testing Blitz Targets 100,000

Up to 100,000 Victorians will be tested for coronavirus over the next two weeks as part of a major testing blitz across the State, to better understand how the virus is spreading in the community and set us up for the potential easing of restrictions…

Legislation To Support Jobs, Services And Victorians Passes

Emergency measures to support Victorians, save lives, protect businesses and jobs, and continue delivering vital government services during the coronavirus pandemic have passed Victorian Parliament. The four Bills enable Victoria to respond to the unprecedented challenges created by coronavirus on our healthcare system and our..

New Beds Open Across Victoria In Pandemic Capacity Boost

New hospital beds are opening across Victoria as the state’s health system gears up to manage increased presentations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and ensure all patients get the care they need. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos said the Victorian Government’s $1.9 billion..

Stockpile Of Medical Equipment Keeping Health Workers Safe

A massive warehouse in Melbourne’s south-east is stocked with vital medical supplies ready to be distributed to Victorian health care workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos said new orders are arriving at the warehouse every day which are..