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Covid-19 intensive care patient now stable


There's now no longer a patient with Covid-19 in intensive care at the Ballarat Base Hospital.

Ballarat Health Services says 4 people remain in hospital but are all in a stable condition, 7 continue to be cared for in the community by BHS staff.

The number of COVID19 positive cases linked to the Bill Crawford Lodge aged care facility remains unchanged at 5.

Meantime, despite the ban on elective surgery in metro Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire, doctors continue to operate in Ballarat at 75% capacity.

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