Victoria has highest daily death toll from coronavirus

24 July, 2020 | Australia News
People wearing protective face masks walk along a street in Melbourne after it became the first city in Australia to enforce mask-wearing in public as part of efforts to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), July 23, 2020.

MELBOURNE – Australia’s second most populous state of Victoria sayshave  six people died from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the highest daily toll since the pandemic began.

Three people in their 80s and three in their 90s died from the virus overnight, Premier Daniel Andrews told a media briefing in Melbourne. Victoria reported five deaths a day earlier.

The state recorded 300 new infections compared with 403 cases a day earlier.