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For the latest updates, refresh this page. As we all begin to return to the familiarity of the busy life – or the busy life for some of us – the advertiser has decided to relaunch our old On the go Bendigo blog. Here you can find today’s weather, the latest sports news and updates (with photos of course) and everything that’s happening around the traps. If you have any comments, suggestions, news tips or just a great photo you’d like to share, email us at [email protected] or message us on social media. Greater Bendigo records 286 new COVID cases Greater Bendigo COVID cases increased slightly as the city recorded 286 new cases on Wednesday. Active cases in the municipality are now at 1,449. After Greater Bendigo, Macedon Ranges had the second highest number of daily cases at 99. Campaspe Shire recorded 62 new cases and Central Goldfields recorded nine. Around the region, Mount Alexander (14), Gannawarra (5), Loddon (11) and Buloke (7) have all recorded cases. Japanese encephalitis virus detected in new pig barn in northern Victoria Here’s another health update for you with the latest news on Japanese encephalitis in northern parts of the state. Although we cannot confirm in which LGA the most recent detection was found, Agriculture Victoria detected JEV in a new piggery in one of the local government areas in northern Victoria. The virus has also been confirmed in pig barns in New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. Detections have been confirmed at a total of 15 properties in the LGAs of Wangaratta, Moira, Greater Shepparton, Campaspe, Gannawarra, Loddon, Greater Bendigo and Northern Grampians. Victoria to be location of new Moderna vaccine facility in Australia Exciting news coming from across the healthcare community this morning with Victoria announced as the location of the new Moderna vaccine facility in Australia. While we don’t know exactly where it will be built, we hope Bendigo can take a look. Victoria will have the southern hemisphere’s first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility under a new deal with pharmaceutical giant Moderna. The research and development center will be based in a location yet to be determined and will serve as the headquarters for the company’s operations in Australia, Southeast Asia and Oceania. Construction will begin by the end of 2022 with production expected from 2024. Victoria records over 10,000 new cases as hospitalizations rise from one Alex Gretgrix here – your health reporter – with the latest COVID news of the whole state. I will be present throughout the day and try to bring you the most recent news from the field. You can contact me by email at [email protected] or via Twitter. Victoria has recorded 11 COVID-related deaths and 10,259 new cases. The cases in the past 24 hours bring Victoria’s total number of active infections to 53,763. There are 244 coronavirus patients in Victorian hospitals, up from 256 a day earlier. Of those people, 25 are in intensive care units and two are being ventilated. On the vaccine front, 64% of Victorian adults have now received three doses of the vaccine and around 94% of people aged 12 and over have received at least two. Of the new cases, 6865 were detected by rapid antigen tests and 3394 by PCR tests. It comes as Greater Bendigo recorded 271 new cases of COVID on Monday. Active cases in the municipality are now at 1323. Hello Greater Bendigo! I’m Neve Brissenden, the Addy’s political reporter, and the reporter responsible for bringing you the latest updates this morning. You can get in touch with me at [email protected] or via my Twitter. It’s a beautiful autumn morning today in Bendigo and, true to its present form, the area is experiencing a slightly freezing temperature of 11 degrees. It will be mostly sunny today with a maximum of 24 degrees around 4 p.m., no risk of rain but some light winds are to be expected. A perfect day for a picnic in the park. Have you seen Nathan? The police are appealing for help in locating a missing Huntly man, Nathan. The 33-year-old was last seen in Strathdale on Wednesday night. Nathan was last seen at the All Seasons Hotel in Strathdale around 7.30pm on Wednesday March 23. If you see him or have any information on his whereabouts, please contact Bendigo Police Station on 5448 1300. Woolies car park is preparing for a cut. -outside the new Carré d’Or car park. He asked councils for permission to convert nine places to three in order to make room for a direct service at the start. The supermarket’s planning consultants said the changes would have an insignificant impact on the car park which would still have nearly 200 car parks. with Australian Associated Press Our journalists work hard to bring local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:




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