July 28, 2020
Victorians have been urged to get serious about the dangers posed by COVID-19 following a large spike in cases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities over the weekend.
There are now 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Victoria, up eight on the 37 cases recorded late last week.
Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) CEO Jill Gallagher AO said the latest figures were worrying and called for more funding to flow directly to the ACCOs on the frontlines of providing support.
Read the full media release from VACCHO.