Two recover from COVID-19 – Victoria still resisting help

Two more Defence cases of COVID-19 are were listed as recovered today, with no new cases of the disease reported among our armed forces.

Meanwhile, the number of ADF personnel assigned to Operation COVID-19 Assist has hit a record high with Defence saying 3095 are currently deployed.

Despite this, Defence’s accounting for support to Victoria suggests that that state is still resisting Federal-government offers of help.

Defence says it has 1469 personnel assigned to Victoria, but only 497 actually working in the state.

It is 10 days since Acting Commander COVID-19 Taskforce Major General Paul Kenny said 1000 personnel were ready to deploy to Victoria, but still no movement, according to official Defence figures updated today…

 

Latest official snapshot of Defence support

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