Health authorities say it is important to understand COVID-19 and the steps you need to take if you show symptoms of the novel coronavirus infection.
There have been more than 12,000 people tested in Victoria since the outbreak began, but to date there have been no publicly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ballarat.
Given the increasing severity of the pandemic, it is unlikely the health department will now confirm exact locations of people who test positive.
This will likely remain the case unless there is a genuine public health risk.
Victoria's chief health officer Professor Brett Sutton expects to see more and more cases of COVID-19 in Victoria.
**Partly-sourced from the Department of Health
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