Auslan Update – 24 June, 2020

Victorian news:
A man in this 80s had died from COVID-19, bringing Victoria’s total deaths to 20 (Australia total 103).

Overnight there have been 20 new cases of COVID-19 found in Victoria.

New testing locations are open today. One at Flemington Racecourse which opened at 1 pm today for students of Keilor Secondary and their families. This location will be open to the general public tomorrow.

Footscray Bunnings also has a new testing site from 10 am-6 pm.

Best to contact your GP and go in for a test if you can, to take the pressure off testing sites.

See link to DHHS website to see where you can get tested.

On Monday morning in Melbourne CBD, 21 years old man was attacked with a knife and killed.

Marco Deng, 22, has been named as a suspect.

Victoria police are asking the public, family and friends to help them find him.

Mr Deng is 180cm tall, medium build, brown eyes and short dark hair. Known to visit Brimbank and previously lived in Burnside Heights.

A photo of Mr Deng has been released in the hope someone recognises him.

Anyone who has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers via an anonymous report online or via 1800 333 000.

Tasmanian news:
Due to heavy rain across southern Tasmania, the natural filling of ‘the Disappearing Tarn’ has occurred again.

The small mountain lake is on Kunanyi/Mount Wellington, and is often empty. But after heavy rainfall, the lake comes back fill of clear/blue-green water.

International news:
Tennis world #1 player, Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID-19.

He is now the fourth player from the Adria Tour to test positive, as well as two trainers.

The Adria Tour was a charity tennis tournament organized by Djokovic, which has its final game cancelled due to players testing positive.

The tournament had been criticized for not having safety rules that most Governments are recommending.

It is now unsure if US Open in August will be able to go ahead.






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