Coronavirus update Aug 9: Another 394 coronavirus cases added to Victorian tally | ABC News

Two men aged in their 50s are among 17 people who have died from coronavirus in Victoria in the past 24 hours – the deadliest day in the state so far.

394 new cases have been reported since yesterday.

The Victorian government has also announced a $60 million funding boost for mental health services.

Meanwhile, 10 new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in New South Wales.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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    Population: 7.544 million (Sept 2014)

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