GPs sidelined in contact tracing response, inquiry hears

Victoria's contact tracing system was 'overwhelmed' in July, Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel says

Victoria has gone 28 days without a new case of COVID-19.

Dr Alan Finkel
Dr Alan Finkel.

It’s a significant number, held up as evidence the state may have eliminated the virus only four months after it was recording more than 700 cases per day.

But the fallout from those darker times, during which hundreds of Victorian died, continues.

A parliamentary inquiry is investigating how the contact