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Coronavirus update

By Yarrawonga Chronicle

As of 12 noon Tuesday, April 7 Moira Shire had 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases while the Federation Council area remains at seven.

No new cases have been recorded in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District for three days running.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Victoria is 1191 (an increase of 33 from Monday) and in NSW there are a total 2,686 confirmed cases (an increase of 49).

A woman in her 80s passed away overnight taking the Victorian total number of deaths from coronavirus to 11. NSW Health confirmed an additional three deaths from the virus from yesterday, bringing the state’s total to 21.

More than 57,000 tests have been conducted to date in Victoria. In NSW more than 123,000 have been tested.

Authorities remind people there are only four reasons you should leave your home: food and supplies, medical care and care giving, exercise, and work or education.

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services’ has a hotline for public information on COVID-19 which is 1800 675 398 or in NSW ring 1800 022 222

Further information is also available at www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus or www.health.nsw.gov.au/coronavirus.