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Ballarat and Mitchell Shire now equal on virus cases


The number of active cases of coronavirus in Ballarat is now on par with the locked down Mitchell Shire.

Ballarat's cases grew by 1 to 11 yesterday with Mitchell Shire dropping by 2 to also sit on 11 active cases.
Neighbouring Moorabool Shire now has 6 active cases
The state recorded 403 new cases of the virus yesterday.
Meantime, another patient with coronavirus has been moved into intensive care at the Ballarat Base Hospital.
Hospital staff are now caring for 4 people, 2 in a serious condition with 2 stable.
8 positive Covid-19 cases in the community are also being looked after by staff from Ballarat Health Services.
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