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Victoria reports 397 new coronavirus cases as Australian Covid-19 death toll climbs above 200

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/aug/01/victoria-reports-397-new-coronavirus-cases-as-four-new-deaths-send-australian-toll-above-200

Daniel Andrews says total includes 49 ‘mystery cases’ as NSW reports 17 new infections and a death linked to Crossroads hotel cluster

The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has warned of “growing concern” over dozens of “mystery cases” of coronavirus that cannot be traced by authorities, as the state recorded 397 new infections and three more deaths on Saturday.

The Victorian deaths – of a man and a woman in their 80s, and a woman in her 90s – and the death of an 83-year-old man connected to the outbreak at the Crossroads hotel in south-west Sydney, New South Wales, took Australia’s coronavirus death toll to 201 since the pandemic began.

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