Victoria COVID-19 cases reach single-day record as Melbourne businesses prepare to close | ABC News

Just as Victorians thought the numbers were on the way down, today saw a new record for the most daily cases, and deaths.

There were 725 new infections and another 15 Victorians have died, including a man in his 30s.

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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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