70% of Victorian health workers with coronavirus infected at work

The figure is much higher than in the 'first wave', officials admit

Some 70% of health workers infected with COVID-19 during Victoria’s second wave caught the virus at work, the state government says.

For weeks doctors have been calling for the Victorian Government to reveal the source of infection for the  2500 plus health workers who have contracted COVID-19 during the pandemic.

The rate is very different from the 10-15% suggested by state health minister Jenny Mikakos two weeks ago.

Health officials say lower figure was from the early months of the pandemic,

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