Australia Covid updates live: Victoria records 867 cases, four deaths; Brisbane case sparks health alert; NSW train strike disrupts services

Posted by on September 27, 2021 7:35 pm
Categories: Global Stories

Victorian case numbers trending upwards; epidemiologist calls for NRL grand final to be delayed or cancelled; NSW train strike disrupts rail services; source of Qld case investigated after aviation worker with no history of interstate or overseas travel tests positive. Follow the latest updates live

12.35am BST

An odd little detail in Victoria’s Covid update was that the Department of Health has added 140 new cases to yesterdays numbers, and nine to Sunday’s tallies, because they “became aware that a number of COVID-19 test results were incorrectly recorded by a third-party software vendor supporting a private vendor.”

That means Victoria actually crossed the NSW numbers yesterday, only confirmed today.

12.27am BST

And here is a graph of Victoria’s Covid case numbers and the trend in this outbreak. A worrying increase:

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