Victoria records two new coronavirus infections in close contacts of existing cases
Victoria has recorded two new locally acquired COVID-19 infections in people who were already quarantining after being identified as close contacts of existing cases.
- The cases bring the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport outbreak to 24
- Many close contacts were due to leave 14-day quarantine today
- Premier Daniel Andrews is expected to announce eased restrictions later this morning
The two new infections were detected from 16,594 test results processed on Thursday.
“The two new locally acquired cases are primary close contacts of pre-existing cases and have been quarantining during their infectious period,” the health department said in its morning update.
Some 3,500 close contacts of the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport outbreak were placed in quarantine, with the last of them set to…