The Holiday Inn cluster in Melbourne.
14th February 2021.
There are now 16 people in the COVID-19 cluster from the quarantine facility at the Holiday Inn hotel in Melbourne, Victoria.
The virus outbreak at this quarantine facility involves the highly virulent UK strain of the COVID-19 virus.
There are now 21 active cases in Victoria, including the 16 mentioned above. There are also 940 primary close contacts linked to this outbreak.
Victoria in Lockdown, February 2021.
Stage 4 restrictions are now in place across all of Victoria from 11:59pm Friday until 11:59pm on Wednesday 17th February 2021.
Stage 4 lockdown restrictions permit only four main reasons to leave the home:
- shopping for essential supplies.
- care and caregiving.
- essential work.