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Ballarat records its 12th case of coronavirus

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After 10 days without one, Ballarat recorded a new case of coronavirus yesterday.

According to stats issued by the Department of Health it takes our tally to 12, with just 1 of those active. There's also an active case in the Moorabool shire.
 
There's now a total of 1628 cases around the state with 10 more reported yesterday.
 

Of those 10 cases, 6 were detected from household contacts (including 5 in one family), 3 are returned travelers and 1 is linked to a hotel in Melbourne used for quarantine purposes.

The government has not released any further information about the Ballarat case.

 
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