Deaths

View our working spreadsheet tracking details of each COVID-19 death in Australia. 

 

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Due to very limited qualitative information being released, this list is no longer being updated as of 10 August 2020. However, the source spreadsheet in which we are tracking every COVID-19 death in Australia has been made public. This spreadshseet contains qualitative information as it is released so is a replacement for the information below. (Note: there are some differences between the spreadsheet and some notes below. The spreadsheet has been verified). View it here.

1. A 78-year-old man died in Western Australia. He was a passenger on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Announced 1 March 2020.

2. A 95-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a resident of the BaptistCare Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Announced 3 March 2020.

3. An 82-year-old man died in NSW. He was a resident at the BaptistCare Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Announced 8 March 2020.

4. A 77-year-old woman from Sunshine Coast, Queensland, died in NSW. Announced 13 March 2020.

5. A 90-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a resident of the BaptistCare Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Announced 14 March 2020.

6. An 86-year-old man died in Sydney, NSW. Announced 17 March 2020.

7. An 81-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a contact of a confirmed case linked to Ryde Hospital, Sydney. Announced 20 March 2020.

8. A woman in her 70s died in Sydney NSW. She was a passenger aboard the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 24 March 2020.

9. A 68-year-old man died in Toowoomba, Queensland. He was a passenger on board the Voyager of the Seas cruise ship. Announced 25 March 2020.

10. A man in his 70s died in Melbourne, Victoria. Announced 26 March 2020.

11. A man in his 70s died in Melbourne, Victoria. Announced 26 March 2020.

12. A man in his 70s died in Melbourne, Victoria. Announced 26 March 2020.

13. A man in his 70s died in Perth, Western Australia. He was a passenger on board the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship. Announced 26 March 2020.

14. A 91-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a resident of the BaptistCare Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Announced 28 March 2020.

15. A Victorian man in his 80s died in Melbourne, Victoria. Announced 29 March 2020.

16. A 75-year-old woman died in Queensland. She was a passenger on board the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 29 March 2020.

17. A woman in her 80s died in Tasmania. She was a passenger on board the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 30 March 2020.

18. An ACT woman in her 80s died in Canberra. She had acquired COVID-19 overseas. Announced 30 March 2020.

19. An elderly man died in Tasmania. He was a passenger on board the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 31 March 2020.

20. A 95-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a resident at Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Announced 1 April 2020.

21. A 67-year-old woman died in Orange, NSW. She was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 1 April 2020.

22. A woman in her 70s died in Victoria. Announced 2 April 2020.

23. An 85-year-old man died in Toowoomba, Queensland. Announced 2 April 2020.

24. A woman in her 60s died in Melbourne, Victoria. Announced 2 April 2020.

25. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 3 April 2020.

26. A 74-year-old woman died in Albury, NSW. She contracted coronavirus overseas. Announced 3 April 2020.

27. A 75-year-old man died in Wollongong, NSW. He was a passenger on the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship. Announced 3 April 2020.

28. A man in his 70s died in Perth, Western Australia. He was a German tourist and passenger on the Artania cruise ship. Announced 3 April 2020.

29. A woman in her 70s died in Victoria. Announced 4 April 2020.

30. A man in his 80s died in ACT. Announced 4 April 2020.

31. A 91-year-old from Port Macquarie died in NSW. Announced 5 April 2020.

32. An 80-year-old died in western Sydney, NSW. Announced 5 April 2020.

33. A 76-year-old died in western Sydney, NSW. Announced 5 April 2020.

34. A 61-year-old died in northern Sydney, NSW. Announced 5 April 2020.

35. A 78-year-old Queensland man died. He was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 5 April 2020.

36. A person in NSW died. Announced 6 April 2020.

37. A person in NSW died. Announced 6 April 2020.

38. A man in his 50s died in Victoria. Announced 6 April 2020.

39. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 6 April 2020.

40. An 84-year-old man died in Perth, Western Australia. He was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 6 April 2020.

41. A 90-year-old man died in NSW. He was a resident at Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Announced 6 April 2020.

42. A 90-year-old NSW man died in western Sydney, NSW. Announced 6 April 2020.

43. An 87-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 6 April 2020. 

44. A person died in Victoria died. Announced 7 April 2020.

45. A 75-year-old man died in Adelaide, South Australia. Announced 7 April 2020.

46. A man in his 80s died in Tasmania.  Announced 7 April 2020.

47. A man in his 70s died in Perth, Western Australia. He was a tourist from overseas and a passenger on board the Artania cruise ship. Announced 7 April 2020.

48. A 70-year-old woman died in Perth, Western Australia. She was a passenger on board the Costa Victoria cruise ship. Announced 7 April 2020.

49. A person in Victoria died. Announced 8 April 2020.

50. A 62-year-old woman died in Adelaide, South Australia. Announced 8 April 2020.

51. A 76-year-old man from regional South Australia died. He acquired COVID-19 in the Barossa Valley. Announced 9 April 2020.

52. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 10 April 2020.

53. A 69-year-old man died in Newcastle, NSW.  Announced 10 April 2020.

54. A man in his 70s died in Tasmania. Announced 10 April 2020. 

55. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 11 April 2020. 

56. A 91-year-old woman died in NSW. Announced 11 April 2020.

57. A 74-year-old man died in Adelaide, South Australia. He was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 12 April 2020.

58. An 83-year-old man died in NSW.  He contracted coronavirus from a close contact. Announced 12 April 2020.

59. A Tasmanian woman in her 70s died. She was a patient at the North West Regional Hospital. Announced 12 April 2020.

60. A 74-year-old woman in Newcastle, NSW, died. Announced 13 April 2020.

61. A 77-year-old man in Sydney's Northern Beaches, NSW, died. Announced 13 April 2020.

62. A 91-year-old woman died in Tasmania. Announced 14 April 2020.

63. A woman in her 60s died in ACT. She was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 15 April 2020

64. A 72-year-old man died in North-West Tasmania. He was being cared for at the Mersey Community Hospital. Announced 17 April 2020.

65. A man died in Western Australia. He was reported to have been a crew member on board the Artania cruise ship and aged in his early 40s. Announced 17 April 2020.

66. An 83-year-old Queensland man died while in quarantine in NSW. He was a passenger on the Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship. Announced 18 April 2020.

67. A 74-year-old man died in North-West Tasmania. He was being cared for at the Mersey Community Hospital. Announced 18 April 2020.

68. A 58-year-old woman died in Tamworth, NSW. Announced 18 April 2020.

69. A 93-year-old man died in western Sydney, NSW. He was a resident at Anglicare Newmarch House aged care facility in Caddens. Announced 18 April 2020; confirmed 19 April 2020.

70. A person died in Victoria. Announced 19 April 2020.

71. A 94-year-old man died in western Sydney, NSW. He was a resident at Anglicare Newmarch House aged care facility in Caddens. Announced 19 April 2020.

72. A 92-year-old woman died in Caddens, NSW. She was a resident at the Anglicare Newmarch House aged care facility. Announced 21 April 2020.

73. A 75-year-old woman died in Sydney, NSW. Announced 22 April 2020.

74. An 80-year-old man died on Sydney's central coast, NSW. Announced 22 April 2020.

75. A man in his 60s died in Victoria. Announced 23 April 2020. 

76. A 79-year-old woman died in western Sydney, NSW. She was a resident at Anglicare Newmarch House aged care facility in Caddens. Announced 23 April 2020.

77. A 79-year-old woman died in Launceston, Tasmania. Announced 24 April 2020.

78. A man in his 70s died in Perth, Western Australia. He was a passenger on board the Artania cruise ship. Announced 24 April 2020.

79. A 96-year-old woman died in western Sydney, NSW. She was a resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House. Announced 24 April 2020.

80. A-90-year-old man died in North-West Tasmania. He was being cared for at the Mersey Community Hospital. Announced 25 April 2020.

81. Another resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died. Announced 25 April 2020.

82. A man in his 90s died in Tasmania. Announced 26 April 2020.

83. A man in his 90s died in Victoria. Announced 26 April 2020.

84. An 89-year-old woman died in western Sydney, NSW. She was a resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House. Announced 28 April 2020.

85. Four residents of Anglicare's Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died. Media reported the deaths on 28 April 2020 and NSW Health announced them on 29 April 2020. One resident was a 91-year-old female.

86. Another resident was a 93-year-old female.

87. Another resident was a 90-year-old female.

88. Another resident was a 89-year-old female.

89. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 29 April 2020. 

90. A 77-year-old male resident of Anglicare Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died, bringing the total number of deaths linked to the facility to 12. Announced 29 April 2020.

91. An 86-year-old woman in Tasmania's north-west died. Announced 30 April 2020.  

92. Another 86-year-old woman in Tasmania's north-west died. She was a patient at Mersey Community Hospital. Announced 30 April 2020. 

93. A 74-year-old man died died in western Sydney, NSW. He was the 13th resident at Anglicare Newmarch House in Western Sydney. Announced 1 May 2020. 

94. A 76-year-old female resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died. Announced 3 May 2020.

95. An 83-year-old woman died in Western Australia. Announced 3 May 2020.

96. A 72-year-old male resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died, bringing the total number of deaths linked to the facility to 15. Announced 4 May 2020.

97. An 88-year-old female resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died, bringing the total number of deaths linked to the facility to 16. Announced 5 May 2020.

98. An 81-year-old woman died in NSW. She was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. Announced 13 May 2020.

99. A man in his 60s died in NSW. He contracted COVID-19 from a known contact and had underlying health issues. Announced 18 May 2020.

100. A 93-year-old female resident of Anglicare's Newmarch House in western Sydney, NSW, died. Announced 19 May 2020.

101. An 80-year-old woman died in NSW. This is the 50th death in NSW related to COVID-19 (2 deaths have been allocated to Queensland in reported figures on this site). Announced 22 May 2020.

102. A man in his 60s died in Victoria. Announced 23 May 2020.

(On 27 May 2020, a 30-year-old man died in Blackwater, Queensland, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 on post mortem. On 1 June, Queensland Health confirmed he did not have COVID-19 when he died. His death was removed from the COVID-19 toll.)

103. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 24 June 2020.

104. In NSW the death of an 85-year-old man was reclassified as COVID-19 related. The man was a resident of Opal Aged Care, western Sydney, and died on 27 April 2020. The change follows new national guidance on the classifications of deaths. Announced 25 June 2020.

105. A man in his 90s died in Victoria. Announced 6 July 2020.

106. A man in his 60s died in Victoria. Announced 6 July 2020.

107. A man in his 90s died in Victoria. Announced 11 July 2020. He was a great-grandfather and resident of Glendale Aged Care in Werribee, Melbourne.

108. A man in his 70s died in Victoria. Announced 12 July 2020.

109. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 14 July 2020.

110. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 14 July 2020.

111. A woman in her 90s died in Victoria. Announced 15 July 2020.

112. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 16 July 2020.

113. A second man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 16 July 2020.

114. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 17 July 2020.

115. A man in his 70s died in Victoria. Announced 17 July 2020.

116. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 17 July 2020.

117. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 18 July 2020.

118. A man in his 80s died in Victoria. Announced 18 July 2020.

119. A woman in her 90s died in Victoria. Announced 18 July 2020.

120. A woman in her 90s died in Victoria. Announced 19 July 2020.

121. A man in his 90s died in Victoria. Announced 19 July 2020.

122. Another man in his 90s died in Victoria. Also announced 19 July 2020.

123. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 20 July 2020.

124. A woman over 100 years old died in Victoria. Announced 21 July 2020.

125. A woman in her 90s died in Victoria. Announced 21 July 2020.

126. A woman in her 80s died in Victoria. Announced 21 July 2020.

127. A man in his 90s died in Victoria. Announced 22 July 2020.

128Another man in his 90s died in Victoria. Also announced 22 July 2020.

129. A man in his 50s died in Victoria. Announced 23 July 2020.

130A woman in her 70s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 23 July 2020. 

131A man in his 80s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 23 July 2020. 

132A man in his 90s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 23 July 2020.

133A man in his 70s died in Victoria. Announced 23 July 2020.

134. A man in his 80s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 24 July 2020. 

135. Another man in his 80s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 24 July 2020. 

136. A woman in her 80s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 24 July 2020. 

137. Another woman in her 80s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Published late on 24 July 2020. 

138. A man in his 90s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 24 July 2020. 

139. Another man in his 90s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 24 July 2020. 

140. A woman in her 90s died in an aged care setting in Victoria. Announced 24 July 2020. 

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 25 July 2020. Three out of the five were associated with aged care facilities.

141. A woman in her 60s.

142. A woman in her 70s.

143. A woman in her 80s.

144. A man in his 80s.

145. A woman in her 90s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 26 July 2020. Seven out of the 10 were associated with aged care facilities.

146 - 147. Two women in their 80s

148 - 149. Two men in their 80s

150 - 152. Three men in their 80s

153. A woman in her 70s

154. A man in his 60s

155. A man in his 40s

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 27 July 2020. Five out of the six were associated with aged care facilities. At least one man was a resident at St Basil’s at Fawkner, Melbourne.

156. A woman in her 90s

157. A woman in her 80s

158. A man in his 80s

159. A woman in her 70s.

160. A man in his 70s.

161. A man in his 50s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 28 July 2020. Four out of the six were associated with aged care facilities.

162. A woman in her 90s.

163. A man in his 90s

164. Two women in their 80s. 

166. A man in his 80s

167. A man in his 70s

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 29 July 2020. Seven out of the nine were associated with aged care facilities.

168-169. Two women in their 90s.

170-171. Two women in their 80s.

172-174. Three men in their 80s.

175. One man in his 70s.

176. One man in his 60s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 30 July 2020. Ten out of the 13 were associated with aged care facilities.

177-179. Three men in their 70s.

180-182. Three women in their 70s.

183-185. Three men in their 80s.

186-187. Two women in their 80s.

188-189. Two men in their 90s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 31 July 2020. Four out of eight were associated with aged care facilities.

190-191. Two men in their 50s.

192-193. Two men in their 70s.

194. One woman in her 70s.

195-197. Three men in their 80s.

198. An 83-year-old man in NSW died. He was connected with the Crossroads Hotel cluster. Announced 1 August 2020.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 1 August 2020. Two out of three were associated with aged care facilities.

199. One woman in her 90s.

200. One woman in her 80s.

201. One man in his 80s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 2 August 2020. Six of the seven were linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities.

202-204. Three women in their 70s.

205-206. Two women in their 80s.

207. One woman in her 90s.

208. One man in his 90s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 3 August 2020. Eight of the 13 were linked to known outbreaks in aged care facilities.

209. One man in his 60s.

210-212. One woman and two men in their 70s.

213-214. Two men in their 80s.

215-221. Five women and two men in their 90s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 4 August 2020. All of them were linked to aged care facilities.

222. One man in his 70s.

223-226. One man and three women in their 80s.

227-231. Two men and three women in their 90s.

232. One woman over 100-years-old.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 5 August 2020. Ten of the 15 were linked to aged care facilities.

233. One man in his 30s. Professor Paul Kelly confirmed the man suffered underlying co-morbidities.

234-237. Three men and one woman in their 70s.

238-243. Three men and three women in their 80s.

244-247. Three men and one woman in their 90s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 6 August 2020. Four of the eight were linked to aged care facilities.

248-249. Two men in their 60s. 

250-254. Three men and two women in their 80s.

255. One woman in her 90s.

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 7 August 2020. Seven of the 11 were linked to aged care facilities.

256. One woman in her 50s. 

257-258. Two men in their 70s. 

259-264. Three men and three women in their 80s.

265-266. Two women in their 90s. 

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 8 August 2020. Six of the 12 were linked to aged care facilities.

267. One man in his 30s. 

268-269. Two men in their 70s. 

270-274. Two men and three women in their 80s.

275-278. Four women in their 90s. 

The following deaths in Victoria were announced on 9 August 2020. Ten of the 17 were linked to aged care facilities.

279-280. Two men in their 50s. 

281-284. Four men in their 70s. 

285-290. Two men and four women in their 80s.

291-295. Three men and two women in their 90s.

Due to very limited qualitative information being released, this list is no longer being updated as of 10 August 2020. However, the source spreadsheet in which we are tracking every COVID-19 death in Australia has been made public. This spreadshseet contains qualitative information as it is released so is a replacement for the information below. (Note: there are some differences between the spreadsheet and some notes below. The spreadsheet has been verified). View it here.

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