The Holiday Inn outbreak has grown to 16 cases, with Victoria’s two new local COVID-19 infections linked to the cluster

The two new cases are directly related to the case on Saturday, a man from Point Cook at the age of 30 who attended an event in Coburg with relatives

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Mr. Foley said the number of close contacts with the Holiday Inn cluster had decreased from 996 yesterday to 940 today

In addition to the two locally acquired cases, Victoria recorded a new case in hotel quarantine on the second day of the state’s five-day tough lockdown

Two swimming centers, a bakery and a supermarket in northern Melbourne have also been added to a growing list of high risk places

The Oak Park Sports and Water Center in Pascoe Vale (pictured) and Elite Swimming Pascoe Vale have been added to a growing list of exposure sites

A positive case was on Monday the 8th Wednesday, February 10, between 5 and 6 p.m. at Elite Swimming Pascoe Vale and Oak Park Sports and Water Center, also in Pascoe Vale, between 4 and 7 p.m. February, 30 p.m.

A positive case was found on Tuesday, March 9th February, shopped at Woolworths in Broadmeadows Central between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. and 12:30 p.m., followed by a nearby Ferguson Plarre bakery from 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

The four new exposure sites are listed as Tier 1 This means that anyone who has visited them during the specified times, regardless of the original test result, must immediately test and isolate for 14 days

The Ministry of Health confirmed the state had registered three new cases on Sunday two acquired in the community and one in hotel quarantine

The only case of coronavirus recorded on Saturday, a Point Cook man, was a friend of a Holiday Inn employee who had tested positive for coronavirus on the evening of Jan. In February he and extended family members visited a private dining room on Sydney Road in Coburg

The government also announced on Saturday that the number of close contacts related to the quarantine hotel outbreak has grown to nearly 1,000 people

Prime Minister Daniel Andrews told reporters the number would continue to rise and testing of these contacts would continue over the weekend into Monday

On Saturday 21Processed 475 test results, and there are now 22 active cases across the state

Greek tennis player Michail Pervolarakis says he tested positive for coronavirus when he arrived in South Africa after leaving Australia

Pervolarakis did not play at the Australian Open, but was still on 5 February against the Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta on the court for the ATP Cup

The Greek player Michail Pervolarakis welcomes the fans on the fourth day of the ATP Cup 2021 on 5 February in MelbourneCredit: Getty

He used to play against the Australian John Millman and the doubles John Peers and Luke Saville

A tennis Australia spokesman said Pervolarakis was on Jan. Flown February from Melbourne Airport On the same day, Terminal 4 was listed as an exposure site for a COVID-19 case but it flew from a different terminal and had returned a negative test that day

The news comes when Federal Health Secretary Greg Hunt rejected calls from Mr Andrews for Australia to reduce the number of people returning to Australia via hotel quarantine, arguing the state should resume admission if the current lockdown is in five days ends

As Victoria began its third lockdown on Saturday since the global pandemic began, Mr Hunt pushed back on a suggestion from Mr Andrews that Australia should consider reducing its weekly intake from thousands to hundreds and supported the state’s hotel quarantine system and contact tracing to tackle the pre-lockdown level of 1120 per week

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