Jenny Mikakos

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Jenny Mikakos told : "This has been because Victorians have made huge sacrifices," External link

9news Monday, May 25, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It’s important everyone understands this pandemic is not yet over, we have a long way to go (and) it’s important people still take every possible precaution,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important everyone understands this pandemic is not yet over, we have a long way to go (and) it's important people still take every possible precaution," External link

9news Sunday, May 17, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over," External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over," External link

ibtimes-sg Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, May 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It’s important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over,” “It is important people take every possible precaution. We would still encourage people to stay home as much as possible. Just because you can do more things doesn’t mean you should do more things” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Today's new cases include two linked to the Cedar Meats outbreak," "I understand that four previously reported cases have also now been linked to Cedar Meats, taking the total for that cluster to 98. And that includes 64 staff and 34 close contacts" External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We set ourselves a target of 50,000 (tests) from Monday to the end of this week, being Sunday. I'm pleased to report we have already exceeded that target and as of close of business yesterday we have already collected more than 56,000 swabs," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “As we ease restrictions, there will be further positive coronavirus cases, and possible outbreaks,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "As we ease restrictions, there will be further positive coronavirus cases, and possible outbreaks. To limit these cases and keep Victorians safe, the Government has outlined its plan for a new 'outbreak unit' within the Department of Health and Human Services' public health team," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The squads will also make proactive visits to high risk facilities, businesses and industries, and work with local services on infection control and prevention, while also stepping in to quickly manage any high-risk cases should they occur," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Those people know that this pandemic is not fake news. We’ve had 18 Victorians lose their lives as a result of Covid-19. I know that there are many people who are feeling very sad today because they don’t have their mothers or their grandmothers with them whose lives were lost as a result of this virus," "That’s incredibly disappointing that some individuals do not understand that these restrictions have been put in place to keep them safe, to keep their families safe and the whole of Victoria safe" External link

Stuff Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Those people know that this pandemic is not fake news. We’ve had 18 Victorians lose their lives as a result of COVID-19. I know that there are many people who are feeling very sad today because they don’t have their mothers or their grandmothers with them whose lives were lost as a result of this virus," "That’s incredibly disappointing that some individuals do not understand that these restrictions have been put in place to keep them safe, to keep their families safe and the whole of Victoria safe" External link

theage Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we ease off on the restrictions there is a risk we could have further outbreaks," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand there was a small number of students present at the school in recent days," External link

9news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There are no current concerns about food safety," External link

qt Monday, May 4, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interest,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The fact that we’ve had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "Parents, carers and staff were contacted by the school this morning. The school will be closed for three days to enable a thorough cleaning to occur as well as contact tracing," External link

qt Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Dan Tehan ) : "I think Victoria understands and knows who's been leading Victoria, to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing," "It's certainly not been Dan Tehan" External link

qt Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria, how to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing in Victoria, and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "We look forward to the Prime Minister coming out today and explaining whether Dan Tehan's comments reflect the position of his government. I refer you to the comments the Prime Minister himself made recently where he encouraged Victorian parents to take the advice of the Victorian Premier" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Dan Tehan ) : "I'm sure Dan Tehan would like to have that knowledge ... before making those remarks earlier today," "Everybody wants to see kids back in the classroom as quickly as possible … what we don't want is the mixed messages about whether it is safe" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria, how to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing in Victoria, and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "We look forward to the Prime Minister coming out today and explaining whether Dan Tehan's comments reflect the position of his government. I refer you to the comments the Prime Minister himself made recently where he encouraged Victorian parents to take the advice of the Victorian Premier" External link

watoday Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Dan Tehan ) : "I'm sure Dan Tehan would like to have that knowledge ... before making those remarks earlier today," "Everybody wants to see kids back in the classroom as quickly as possible … what we don't want is the mixed messages about whether it is safe" External link

watoday Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Students who need to attend in person and have no other option … will be supported to be able to attend a neighbouring school," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand there was a small number of students present at the school in recent days," "All those families were contacted in the first instance, but the whole school has now been notified" External link

9news Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Students who need to attend in person and have no other option … will be supported to be able to attend a neighbouring school," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The policy of the Department has been only to identify the location of an outbreak if there is a significant public health risk," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos responded : "We have identified schools before where there have been outbreaks and that has been to ensure that parents are aware of the outbreak, to make sure that any visitors to the school as well have been aware of the outbreak" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have had a teacher test positive at Meadowglen Primary School in Epping," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "the more tests we do the better position we'll be in to assess easing of restrictions May 11," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing of coronavirus in Victoria and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "I'm sure Dan Tehan would have liked to have that knowledge... before making those comments" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have had a teacher test positive at Meadowglen Primary School in Epping," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "the more tests we do the better position we'll be in to assess easing of restrictions May 11," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing of coronavirus in Victoria and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "I'm sure Dan Tehan would have liked to have that knowledge... before making those comments" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Queensland Health ) : "Specifically passengers seated in rows 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 of this flight should contact Queensland Health," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "From tomorrow we start to slowly resume some elective surgery and it's important our health services have what they need as we go, I guess, to start to go back to business as usual," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “The fact that we’ve had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

guardian Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The more tests we do, the more data we can collect the better the position we will be in to assess the possible easing of restrictions on May 11," External link

qt Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interest,” External link

aap-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The fact that we’ve had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

aap-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I'm also advised that there are no current concerns about food safety," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We now have 22 shopping centre or retail sites open across Victoria, and eight new ones have opened today at Box Hill Central, Eastland, Greensborough Plaza, Stockland Point Cook, The Glen, Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre, Westfield Southland and Westfield Knox," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “The others are obviously required to be isolating at home,” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

9news Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I encourage people to get tested even if you only have mild symptoms," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's really important we aren't relying on international supply chains in responding to this pandemic and into the future," "I hope one lasting legacy that will come out of this pandemic is not just improved supply chain and distribution networks for our health networks in Victoria but also local manufacturers in Victoria, making, producing, supplying vital health equipment responding to needs going forward" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Passengers will all be medically assessed on arrival and will be required to spend 14 days in mandatory quarantine in city hotels, and there are strict protocols in place to keep passengers and the wider community safe," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Queensland Health ) : "Specifically passengers seated in rows 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 of this flight should contact Queensland Health," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Further testing will be undertaken today to determine if there is any further spread at the facility. In fact, all patients and staff at this facility will be tested today, regardless of whether they are exhibiting symptoms," External link

smh Friday, April 24, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This reinforces the point that this is not all over," "It's important that the community continue to follow all the restrictions" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 24, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Given that this is a high-risk setting we are undertaking active surveillance," External link

abc-au Friday, April 24, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

theherald-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission,” External link

aap-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is a very promising result, we have seen a stabilization of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

theherald-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “This is a very promising result, we have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission,” External link

aap-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is a very promising result, we have seen a stabilization of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

theage Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "Now I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have secured an arrangement with the private hospitals to prioritise public patients," External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we had the situation that we've seen play out in other countries happen here, we would have been able to make sure people got access to beds regardless of whether it was in a public or private hospital to keep them alive if they had COVID-19," "I think most Victorians would find think that's a fair deal" External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "Now I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "Now I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

theage Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos warned : “The battle is not over. I have no declared this mission accomplished,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 19, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This means two cases previously attributed to community transmission (source unknown) have now been attributed to a known source after further investigation," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 19, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos warned : “The battle is not over. I have not declared this mission accomplished,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos warned : "The battle is not over. I have no declared this mission accomplished," External link

bordermail Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be. As part of that recruitment, there will be more paramedics on the road, and also the secondary triage service," External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is making sure that all Victorians - no matter where they live - can get the support they will need as part of our COVID-19 response," External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We’re not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness,” “All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we’ve got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve” External link

aap-au Friday, April 17, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we’ll be able to gauge the level of infection,” “This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “If we have 200 people walking around the community that could be 80,000 people in one month, so I ask the community for their understanding and co-operation,” “We are of course planning about what the timing and what the lifting of restrictions might look like, but now’s not the time to be doing that” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we'll be able to gauge the level of infection," "This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward" External link

9news Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms – that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms – will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly as Easter provides an opportunity for families usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms – that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms – will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly as Easter provides an opportunity for families usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The number of returned travellers of course has been declining in recent weeks,” “We are now making a very concerted effort to concentrate on looking at community transmission” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The number of returned travellers of course has been declining in recent weeks,” “We are now making a very concerted effort to concentrate on looking at community transmission” External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we'll be able to gauge the level of infection," "This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we have 200 people walking around the community that could be 80,000 people in one month, so I ask the community for their understanding and co-operation," "We are of course planning about what the timing and what the lifting of restrictions might look like, but now's not the time to be doing that" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be. As part of that recruitment, there will be more paramedics on the road, and also the secondary triage service," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is making sure that all Victorians - no matter where they live - can get the support they will need as part of our COVID-19 response," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have 1118 people who have recovered. So, there are about a little more than 200 active cases of COVID-19 at the moment," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The numbers are positive. I guess I'm feeling relatively optimistic in the past week in terms of the slowing down of the growth in new cases," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we'll be able to gauge the level of infection," "This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we have 200 people walking around the community that could be 80,000 people in one month, so I ask the community for their understanding and co-operation," "We are of course planning about what the timing and what the lifting of restrictions might look like but now's not the time to be doing that" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly has Easter provides an opportunity for families, usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly has Easter provides an opportunity for families, usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," "I guess I'm feeling relatively optimistic in the past week in terms of the slowing down of the growth in the new cases. But it is still early at this point to be making predictions about when the restrictions will be lifted" External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly has Easter provides an opportunity for families, usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The focus has been on return travellers, now we want to make sure we track down every case of the virus," External link

abc-au Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My department has every right to defend the decision that was taken," External link

abc-au Monday, April 13, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My thoughts are with his family," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 6, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

smh Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “My thoughts are with her family,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We certainly hope that we don't have a large number of healthcare workers diagnosed with COVID-19, but that is in all of our hands," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no reason to be buying lice treatment unless you're going to be using it on your children's hair," External link

qt Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We certainly hope that we don't have a large number of healthcare workers diagnosed with COVID-19, but that is in all of our hands," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

theage Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

bordermail Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, April 4, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no reason to be buying lice treatment unless you're going to be using it on your children's hair," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

theage Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Currently there are 42 people in hospital, this is up from 37 yesterday and ten patients in intensive care which is up from 7 yesterday," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, April 4, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That's incredibly disappointing, those individuals are putting their fellow Victorians at risk," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, April 4, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It will not matter whether you have private health insurance, everyone will be treated equally," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “This is a significant increase from 39 yesterday,” External link

newstalkzb Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "In losing our fifth Victorian, my thoughts are with this elderly woman's family," "It is a very stressful time for family members who have an unwell member of their family then to be worried about COVID-19 as well" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This deal will see our healthcare system, both public and private, operating as one in a joint effort to combat COVID-19," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Our whole healthcare sector has a vital role to play in fighting coronavirus - and this deal ensures we have one system of care," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Our whole healthcare sector has a vital role to play in fighting coronavirus - and this deal ensures we have one system of care," External link

bordermail Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Our whole healthcare sector has a vital role to play in fighting coronavirus - and this deal ensures we have one system of care," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I don't believe it was a mistake. These are very complex matters to take what is typical human behaviour and to codify that into a legal set of rules," External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I should stress it's not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn't appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I should stress it’s not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn’t appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I should stress it's not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn't appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other," "But there is a thorough investigation underway in relation to how these children acquired COVID-19" External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I should stress it's not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn't appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other," "But there is a thorough investigation underway in relation to how these children acquired COVID-19" External link

9news Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread,” External link

aap-au Monday, March 30, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread," External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," "This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread" External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," "This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," "This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We now have 193 people who have recovered, there are 21 confirmed cases of community transmission which remains unchanged, there are 26 people in hospital including four patients in intensive care," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I share the frustration of my chief health officer,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The ANMF [Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation] is providing refresher training courses this week for retired nurses to come back and work in the health system," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I share the frustration of my chief health officer,” External link

theage Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We are looking at both hospital settings and non-hospital settings for additional bed capacity we may require,” External link

smh Friday, March 27, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We are looking at both hospital settings and non-hospital settings for additional bed capacity we may require,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We are looking at both hospital settings and non-hospital settings for additional bed capacity we may require,” External link

theage Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "All of those healthcare workers are in a stable condition. This really speaks to the risk that's involved here. We will sadly have more healthcare workers diagnosed with COVID-19," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We encourage any other healthcare worker who has retired or has not been practising for some time to assist us in this challenging time, they can contact their union as the first contact, who will then contact us," "We are looking at many thousands of lives lost" External link

9news Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Money is not an object here" External link

smh Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We encourage any other healthcare worker who has retired or has not been practising for some time to assist us in this challenging time, they can contact their union as the first contact, who will then contact us," "We are looking at many thousands of lives lost" External link

9news Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The vast number of people are recovering at home," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 23, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The vast number of people are recovering at home," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 23, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very-vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very-vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The vast number of people are recovering at home," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "They will be treated in the exact same way as if they've arrived from an international aeroplane," "They will be required to engage in 14 days of quarantine and if is anyone is in fact positive, they will be assessed whether they require medical treatment - they will be moved to a hospital if that's required" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "which effectively triples our intensive care unit capacity" External link

qt Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:44:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "They will be treated in the exact same way as if they've arrived from an international aeroplane," "They will be required to engage in 14 days of quarantine and if is anyone is in fact positive, they will be assessed whether they require medical treatment - they will be moved to a hospital if that's required" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Ambulance Victoria ) : "An ambulance is always prioritised to respond to the sickest patients first, especially those with life-threatening conditions such as major trauma, heart attacks, strokes," "I also take this opportunity to remind the community to keep Ambulance Victoria updated if they change locations so that they are able to respond in a timely and efficient manner" External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are very alive to the risk that we are likely to have local transmission very soon," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “There would need to be significant community transmissions before extreme measures like mass event cancellations are put in place,” “We have not reached the point in time where we need to take these extreme measures. If we get the advice that that’s what is required, we won’t hesitate” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos says : “we have been acting on the advice of our Chief Health Officer, and his advice is that there are no need to cancel mass gatherings". "We have not reached that point in time yet, we would be looking to see significant community transmission in Victoria before we put those measures in place and we have not reached that point,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I ask Victorians for their patience … this will be unprecedented for the Victorian health system. We will not have seen anything like this in all of our lifetime," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I ask Victorians for their patience … this will be unprecedented for the Victorian health system. We will not have seen anything like this in all of our lifetime," External link

smh Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, March 9, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, March 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, March 9, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, March 9, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are very alive to the risk that we are likely to have local transmission very soon," External link

abc-au Monday, March 9, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond," External link

JakartaPost Monday, March 9, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 9, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "This is likely to occur and is just a matter of time," External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "This is likely to occur and is just a matter of time," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, March 9, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

smh Monday, March 9, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

smh Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

theage Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously," External link

newshub Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," External link

qt Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

qt Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We’ve had almost 8000 calls to the hotline number since it’s been established. ''We do expect we’ll get inundated with calls today as a result of this," External link

theage Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work,” “He became unwell with a runny nose on an internal flight from Denver to San Francisco on February 27, US time, then flew to from San Francisco to Melbourne on United Airlines flight UA60, arriving at approximately 9.30am Saturday 29 February” External link

guardian Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “Our advice to the community is that if you have returned from overseas and are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms than please stay home, do not go to work, you should self isolate until such time as you are able to be presenting to a doctor, getting medical advice about whether you potentially have Covid-19,” “I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do. It is incredibly important work and they are absolutely committed to their patients and I understand, particularly at this time of, I guess, an international health emergency, that all healthcare workers would be wanting to assist their patients. But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously” External link

guardian Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "He most likely acquired his infection in the United States," "He became unwell with a runny nose on an internal flight from Denver to San Francisco on February 27" External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," "Our advice to the community is that if you have returned from overseas and are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms than please stay home, do not go to work, you should self isolate" External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "In addition, a number of other close contacts of the doctor, including work colleagues, will be placed in self isolation for a period of 14 days," External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The doctor...most likely acquired his infection in the United States," "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails,” “This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

newshub Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

nzherald Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

nzherald Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It was confirmed positive last night following a series of tests,” “He became unwell with a runny nose on an internal flight from Denver to San Francisco on February 27, US time, then flew from San Francisco to Melbourne on United Airlines flight 0060, arriving at approximately 9:30am Saturday the 29 February” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails,” “This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We’ve had almost 8000 calls to the hotline number since it’s been established. ''We do expect we’ll get inundated with calls today as a result of this," External link

smh Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," "Our advice to the community is that if you have returned from overseas and are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms than please stay home, do not go to work, you should self isolate" External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "In addition, a number of other close contacts of the doctor, including work colleagues, will be placed in self isolation for a period of 14 days," External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no harm in preparing should you become unwell at some stage and have some supplies of consumables or medication, but there is no need to have months' worth of toilet paper," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The good news is he's done all the right things," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "He has self-isolated at home for the duration of time until his positive result and so there has been no contact with members of the community," "As we are seeing with other young people who have tested positive to COVID-19 they are able to recover at home. They have not required to be admitted into hospital, they have had very mild symptoms and they have been able to recover in a relatively quick period of time" External link

theage Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know there is a lot of anxiety about COVID-19 and I guess there is a fear of the unknown, but we want people to go about living their lives normally. There is no harm in preparing should you become unwell at some stage and have some supplies of consumables or medication, but there is no need to have months worth of toilet paper," External link

theage Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The good news is he's done all the right things," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will be contacting all passengers on that flight [to advise them] of the fact that there was someone who was actually unwell on that flight, to make sure they can receive advice," External link

abc-au Monday, March 2, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will be contacting all passengers on that flight [to advise them] of the fact that there was someone who was actually unwell on that flight, to make sure they can receive advice," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There was no further contact with the public," External link

9news Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no risk to families, to patients, to children here at the Royal Children's or at any of our hospitals," External link

9news Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Suggesting the spread of this virus has anything to do with ethnicity is wrong and shows complete disrespect for our hardworking healthcare workers - who devote each and every day to treating sick children and saving lives," External link

qt Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Clinics gave us feedback that this was the biggest issue their clients were complaining to them about, the most common concern that was raised," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "a lot has changed on the legislative landscape" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "These checks take weeks ... this will remove delays and mean for people [applying for IVF], that rollercoaster of emotions, we will make their journey easier and less anguished by removing this additional hurdle they've had to jump through until now," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister53.63%EN06/07/201707/06/2017
youth affairs minister19.72%EN05/30/201730/05/2017
youth minister0.69%EN05/29/201729/05/2017
embattled youth affairs minister0.35%EN05/29/201729/05/2017
minister for children4.50%EN05/01/201701/05/2017
minister for youth affairs4.50%EN03/31/201731/03/2017
children minister9.34%EN03/23/201723/03/2017
justice0.69%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
housing minister0.69%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
acting housing minister0.69%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
health minister0.69%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
acting health minister0.69%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
minister for housing0.35%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
children and youth affairs minister0.35%EN12/28/201628/12/2016
justice minister1.73%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
education minister1.04%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
acting education minister0.35%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Jenny MikakosEN99.17%
Jenny MikakosFR0.83%


 
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Jenny Mikakos told : "This has been because Victorians have made huge sacrifices," External link

9news Monday, May 25, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It’s important everyone understands this pandemic is not yet over, we have a long way to go (and) it’s important people still take every possible precaution,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important everyone understands this pandemic is not yet over, we have a long way to go (and) it's important people still take every possible precaution," External link

9news Sunday, May 17, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over," External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over," External link

ibtimes-sg Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, May 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It’s important that everyone understands this pandemic is not over,” “It is important people take every possible precaution. We would still encourage people to stay home as much as possible. Just because you can do more things doesn’t mean you should do more things” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Today's new cases include two linked to the Cedar Meats outbreak," "I understand that four previously reported cases have also now been linked to Cedar Meats, taking the total for that cluster to 98. And that includes 64 staff and 34 close contacts" External link

qt Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We set ourselves a target of 50,000 (tests) from Monday to the end of this week, being Sunday. I'm pleased to report we have already exceeded that target and as of close of business yesterday we have already collected more than 56,000 swabs," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “As we ease restrictions, there will be further positive coronavirus cases, and possible outbreaks,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "As we ease restrictions, there will be further positive coronavirus cases, and possible outbreaks. To limit these cases and keep Victorians safe, the Government has outlined its plan for a new 'outbreak unit' within the Department of Health and Human Services' public health team," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The squads will also make proactive visits to high risk facilities, businesses and industries, and work with local services on infection control and prevention, while also stepping in to quickly manage any high-risk cases should they occur," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Those people know that this pandemic is not fake news. We’ve had 18 Victorians lose their lives as a result of Covid-19. I know that there are many people who are feeling very sad today because they don’t have their mothers or their grandmothers with them whose lives were lost as a result of this virus," "That’s incredibly disappointing that some individuals do not understand that these restrictions have been put in place to keep them safe, to keep their families safe and the whole of Victoria safe" External link

Stuff Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Those people know that this pandemic is not fake news. We’ve had 18 Victorians lose their lives as a result of COVID-19. I know that there are many people who are feeling very sad today because they don’t have their mothers or their grandmothers with them whose lives were lost as a result of this virus," "That’s incredibly disappointing that some individuals do not understand that these restrictions have been put in place to keep them safe, to keep their families safe and the whole of Victoria safe" External link

theage Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we ease off on the restrictions there is a risk we could have further outbreaks," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand there was a small number of students present at the school in recent days," External link

9news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There are no current concerns about food safety," External link

qt Monday, May 4, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interest,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The fact that we’ve had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "Parents, carers and staff were contacted by the school this morning. The school will be closed for three days to enable a thorough cleaning to occur as well as contact tracing," External link

qt Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Dan Tehan ) : "I think Victoria understands and knows who's been leading Victoria, to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing," "It's certainly not been Dan Tehan" External link

qt Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria, how to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing in Victoria, and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "We look forward to the Prime Minister coming out today and explaining whether Dan Tehan's comments reflect the position of his government. I refer you to the comments the Prime Minister himself made recently where he encouraged Victorian parents to take the advice of the Victorian Premier" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Dan Tehan ) : "I'm sure Dan Tehan would like to have that knowledge ... before making those remarks earlier today," "Everybody wants to see kids back in the classroom as quickly as possible … what we don't want is the mixed messages about whether it is safe" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria, how to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing in Victoria, and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "We look forward to the Prime Minister coming out today and explaining whether Dan Tehan's comments reflect the position of his government. I refer you to the comments the Prime Minister himself made recently where he encouraged Victorian parents to take the advice of the Victorian Premier" External link

watoday Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Dan Tehan ) : "I'm sure Dan Tehan would like to have that knowledge ... before making those remarks earlier today," "Everybody wants to see kids back in the classroom as quickly as possible … what we don't want is the mixed messages about whether it is safe" External link

watoday Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Students who need to attend in person and have no other option … will be supported to be able to attend a neighbouring school," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand there was a small number of students present at the school in recent days," "All those families were contacted in the first instance, but the whole school has now been notified" External link

9news Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Students who need to attend in person and have no other option … will be supported to be able to attend a neighbouring school," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The policy of the Department has been only to identify the location of an outbreak if there is a significant public health risk," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos responded : "We have identified schools before where there have been outbreaks and that has been to ensure that parents are aware of the outbreak, to make sure that any visitors to the school as well have been aware of the outbreak" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have had a teacher test positive at Meadowglen Primary School in Epping," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "the more tests we do the better position we'll be in to assess easing of restrictions May 11," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing of coronavirus in Victoria and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "I'm sure Dan Tehan would have liked to have that knowledge... before making those comments" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have had a teacher test positive at Meadowglen Primary School in Epping," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "the more tests we do the better position we'll be in to assess easing of restrictions May 11," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I think Victorians understand who's been leading the effort in Victoria to keep them safe, to suppress the number of cases that we're seeing of coronavirus in Victoria and that's certainly not been Dan Tehan," "I'm sure Dan Tehan would have liked to have that knowledge... before making those comments" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Queensland Health ) : "Specifically passengers seated in rows 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 of this flight should contact Queensland Health," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "From tomorrow we start to slowly resume some elective surgery and it's important our health services have what they need as we go, I guess, to start to go back to business as usual," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “The fact that we’ve had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

guardian Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The more tests we do, the more data we can collect the better the position we will be in to assess the possible easing of restrictions on May 11," External link

qt Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interest,” External link

aap-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The fact that we’ve had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

aap-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I'm also advised that there are no current concerns about food safety," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We now have 22 shopping centre or retail sites open across Victoria, and eight new ones have opened today at Box Hill Central, Eastland, Greensborough Plaza, Stockland Point Cook, The Glen, Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre, Westfield Southland and Westfield Knox," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I have no hesitation in naming a facility if I think that that is in the public interests," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “The others are obviously required to be isolating at home,” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile,” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "The fact that we've had seven new cases overnight does demonstrate that the situation is still incredibly fragile," External link

9news Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I encourage people to get tested even if you only have mild symptoms," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It's really important we aren't relying on international supply chains in responding to this pandemic and into the future," "I hope one lasting legacy that will come out of this pandemic is not just improved supply chain and distribution networks for our health networks in Victoria but also local manufacturers in Victoria, making, producing, supplying vital health equipment responding to needs going forward" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Passengers will all be medically assessed on arrival and will be required to spend 14 days in mandatory quarantine in city hotels, and there are strict protocols in place to keep passengers and the wider community safe," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Queensland Health ) : "Specifically passengers seated in rows 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 of this flight should contact Queensland Health," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Further testing will be undertaken today to determine if there is any further spread at the facility. In fact, all patients and staff at this facility will be tested today, regardless of whether they are exhibiting symptoms," External link

smh Friday, April 24, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This reinforces the point that this is not all over," "It's important that the community continue to follow all the restrictions" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 24, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Given that this is a high-risk setting we are undertaking active surveillance," External link

abc-au Friday, April 24, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

theherald-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission,” External link

aap-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is a very promising result, we have seen a stabilization of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

theherald-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “This is a very promising result, we have seen a stabilisation of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission,” External link

aap-au Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is a very promising result, we have seen a stabilization of the numbers in recent days and, in fact, there have been no further cases of community transmission," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

theage Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "Now I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have secured an arrangement with the private hospitals to prioritise public patients," External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we had the situation that we've seen play out in other countries happen here, we would have been able to make sure people got access to beds regardless of whether it was in a public or private hospital to keep them alive if they had COVID-19," "I think most Victorians would find think that's a fair deal" External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "Now I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

smh Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Public patients have gotten priority in terms of access to private hospital beds," "Now I think that's a pretty good outcome for Victorian taxpayers, where Victorian taxpayers' money is being used to keep the private hospital system viable into the future" External link

theage Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos warned : “The battle is not over. I have no declared this mission accomplished,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 19, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This means two cases previously attributed to community transmission (source unknown) have now been attributed to a known source after further investigation," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 19, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos warned : “The battle is not over. I have not declared this mission accomplished,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos warned : "The battle is not over. I have no declared this mission accomplished," External link

bordermail Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be. As part of that recruitment, there will be more paramedics on the road, and also the secondary triage service," External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is making sure that all Victorians - no matter where they live - can get the support they will need as part of our COVID-19 response," External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

9news Friday, April 17, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We’re not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness,” “All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we’ve got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve” External link

aap-au Friday, April 17, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We're not taking the foot off the pedal in terms of hospital preparedness," "All of that work will continue to make sure if we do see a spike in numbers we've got the capacity to give Victorians the care they need and they deserve" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we’ll be able to gauge the level of infection,” “This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “If we have 200 people walking around the community that could be 80,000 people in one month, so I ask the community for their understanding and co-operation,” “We are of course planning about what the timing and what the lifting of restrictions might look like, but now’s not the time to be doing that” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we'll be able to gauge the level of infection," "This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward" External link

9news Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms – that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms – will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly as Easter provides an opportunity for families usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms – that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms – will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly as Easter provides an opportunity for families usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The number of returned travellers of course has been declining in recent weeks,” “We are now making a very concerted effort to concentrate on looking at community transmission” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “The number of returned travellers of course has been declining in recent weeks,” “We are now making a very concerted effort to concentrate on looking at community transmission” External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we'll be able to gauge the level of infection," "This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we have 200 people walking around the community that could be 80,000 people in one month, so I ask the community for their understanding and co-operation," "We are of course planning about what the timing and what the lifting of restrictions might look like, but now's not the time to be doing that" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be. As part of that recruitment, there will be more paramedics on the road, and also the secondary triage service," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This is making sure that all Victorians - no matter where they live - can get the support they will need as part of our COVID-19 response," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We have 1118 people who have recovered. So, there are about a little more than 200 active cases of COVID-19 at the moment," External link

9news Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The numbers are positive. I guess I'm feeling relatively optimistic in the past week in terms of the slowing down of the growth in new cases," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to focus now on community transmission and by opening up the testing criteria, we think we'll be able to gauge the level of infection," "This will also help us to determine how we respond in terms of the restrictions going forward" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If we have 200 people walking around the community that could be 80,000 people in one month, so I ask the community for their understanding and co-operation," "We are of course planning about what the timing and what the lifting of restrictions might look like but now's not the time to be doing that" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly has Easter provides an opportunity for families, usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly has Easter provides an opportunity for families, usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," "I guess I'm feeling relatively optimistic in the past week in terms of the slowing down of the growth in the new cases. But it is still early at this point to be making predictions about when the restrictions will be lifted" External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will ensure that anybody who has the relevant symptoms - that is a fever or acute respiratory symptoms - will be able to be tested for COVID-19," External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That is about us making sure every part of our health system is as prepared as it possibly could be," External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know that the restrictions that have been put in place have been challenging, and particularly has Easter provides an opportunity for families, usually to come together, I know that the restrictions that have been put in place and the desire to save lives have been challenging for everyone," External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The focus has been on return travellers, now we want to make sure we track down every case of the virus," External link

abc-au Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My department has every right to defend the decision that was taken," External link

abc-au Monday, April 13, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My thoughts are with his family," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 6, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

smh Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : “My thoughts are with her family,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We certainly hope that we don't have a large number of healthcare workers diagnosed with COVID-19, but that is in all of our hands," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no reason to be buying lice treatment unless you're going to be using it on your children's hair," External link

qt Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We certainly hope that we don't have a large number of healthcare workers diagnosed with COVID-19, but that is in all of our hands," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

theage Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

bordermail Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "My thoughts are with her family," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, April 4, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no reason to be buying lice treatment unless you're going to be using it on your children's hair," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I am disappointed there still appears to be a minority of people who are ignoring public health advice,” External link

theage Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Currently there are 42 people in hospital, this is up from 37 yesterday and ten patients in intensive care which is up from 7 yesterday," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, April 4, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "That's incredibly disappointing, those individuals are putting their fellow Victorians at risk," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, April 4, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It will not matter whether you have private health insurance, everyone will be treated equally," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “This is a significant increase from 39 yesterday,” External link

newstalkzb Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "In losing our fifth Victorian, my thoughts are with this elderly woman's family," "It is a very stressful time for family members who have an unwell member of their family then to be worried about COVID-19 as well" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "This deal will see our healthcare system, both public and private, operating as one in a joint effort to combat COVID-19," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Our whole healthcare sector has a vital role to play in fighting coronavirus - and this deal ensures we have one system of care," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Our whole healthcare sector has a vital role to play in fighting coronavirus - and this deal ensures we have one system of care," External link

bordermail Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Our whole healthcare sector has a vital role to play in fighting coronavirus - and this deal ensures we have one system of care," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "I don't believe it was a mistake. These are very complex matters to take what is typical human behaviour and to codify that into a legal set of rules," External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I should stress it's not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn't appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I should stress it’s not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn’t appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I should stress it's not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn't appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other," "But there is a thorough investigation underway in relation to how these children acquired COVID-19" External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I should stress it's not believed that this is a cluster, so it doesn't appear that this is one childcare centre, one group of children all known to each other," "But there is a thorough investigation underway in relation to how these children acquired COVID-19" External link

9news Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread,” External link

aap-au Monday, March 30, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread," External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," "This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread" External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," "This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home," "This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We now have 193 people who have recovered, there are 21 confirmed cases of community transmission which remains unchanged, there are 26 people in hospital including four patients in intensive care," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "If you can stay at home, you must stay at home. This is the only way we are going to defeat COVID-19. It is the only way we are going to slow down the spread," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I share the frustration of my chief health officer,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The ANMF [Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation] is providing refresher training courses this week for retired nurses to come back and work in the health system," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I share the frustration of my chief health officer,” External link

theage Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We are looking at both hospital settings and non-hospital settings for additional bed capacity we may require,” External link

smh Friday, March 27, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We are looking at both hospital settings and non-hospital settings for additional bed capacity we may require,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We are looking at both hospital settings and non-hospital settings for additional bed capacity we may require,” External link

theage Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "All of those healthcare workers are in a stable condition. This really speaks to the risk that's involved here. We will sadly have more healthcare workers diagnosed with COVID-19," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We encourage any other healthcare worker who has retired or has not been practising for some time to assist us in this challenging time, they can contact their union as the first contact, who will then contact us," "We are looking at many thousands of lives lost" External link

9news Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Money is not an object here" External link

smh Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We encourage any other healthcare worker who has retired or has not been practising for some time to assist us in this challenging time, they can contact their union as the first contact, who will then contact us," "We are looking at many thousands of lives lost" External link

9news Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The vast number of people are recovering at home," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 23, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The vast number of people are recovering at home," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 23, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very-vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We need to keep very strictly to these limits to keep very-vulnerable patients in our hospitals safe," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The vast number of people are recovering at home," External link

smh Monday, March 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "They will be treated in the exact same way as if they've arrived from an international aeroplane," "They will be required to engage in 14 days of quarantine and if is anyone is in fact positive, they will be assessed whether they require medical treatment - they will be moved to a hospital if that's required" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "which effectively triples our intensive care unit capacity" External link

qt Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:44:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "They will be treated in the exact same way as if they've arrived from an international aeroplane," "They will be required to engage in 14 days of quarantine and if is anyone is in fact positive, they will be assessed whether they require medical treatment - they will be moved to a hospital if that's required" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said ( about Ambulance Victoria ) : "An ambulance is always prioritised to respond to the sickest patients first, especially those with life-threatening conditions such as major trauma, heart attacks, strokes," "I also take this opportunity to remind the community to keep Ambulance Victoria updated if they change locations so that they are able to respond in a timely and efficient manner" External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are very alive to the risk that we are likely to have local transmission very soon," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “There would need to be significant community transmissions before extreme measures like mass event cancellations are put in place,” “We have not reached the point in time where we need to take these extreme measures. If we get the advice that that’s what is required, we won’t hesitate” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos says : “we have been acting on the advice of our Chief Health Officer, and his advice is that there are no need to cancel mass gatherings". "We have not reached that point in time yet, we would be looking to see significant community transmission in Victoria before we put those measures in place and we have not reached that point,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I ask Victorians for their patience … this will be unprecedented for the Victorian health system. We will not have seen anything like this in all of our lifetime," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I ask Victorians for their patience … this will be unprecedented for the Victorian health system. We will not have seen anything like this in all of our lifetime," External link

smh Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, March 9, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, March 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, March 9, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, March 9, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are very alive to the risk that we are likely to have local transmission very soon," External link

abc-au Monday, March 9, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond," External link

JakartaPost Monday, March 9, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We do anticipate that this likely pandemic will have significant impacts on our health system. This has been my absolute focus, making sure that our system is prepared to respond," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 9, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "This is likely to occur and is just a matter of time," External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos told : "This is likely to occur and is just a matter of time," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, March 9, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

smh Monday, March 9, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

smh Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We are still in the containment phase of what will likely be a pandemic, so to protect the public and healthcare workers we can’t take any chances," External link

theage Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "It is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously," External link

newshub Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," External link

qt Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

qt Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We’ve had almost 8000 calls to the hotline number since it’s been established. ''We do expect we’ll get inundated with calls today as a result of this," External link

theage Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work,” “He became unwell with a runny nose on an internal flight from Denver to San Francisco on February 27, US time, then flew to from San Francisco to Melbourne on United Airlines flight UA60, arriving at approximately 9.30am Saturday 29 February” External link

guardian Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “Our advice to the community is that if you have returned from overseas and are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms than please stay home, do not go to work, you should self isolate until such time as you are able to be presenting to a doctor, getting medical advice about whether you potentially have Covid-19,” “I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do. It is incredibly important work and they are absolutely committed to their patients and I understand, particularly at this time of, I guess, an international health emergency, that all healthcare workers would be wanting to assist their patients. But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously” External link

guardian Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "He most likely acquired his infection in the United States," "He became unwell with a runny nose on an internal flight from Denver to San Francisco on February 27" External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," "Our advice to the community is that if you have returned from overseas and are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms than please stay home, do not go to work, you should self isolate" External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "In addition, a number of other close contacts of the doctor, including work colleagues, will be placed in self isolation for a period of 14 days," External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The doctor...most likely acquired his infection in the United States," "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails,” “This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

newshub Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

nzherald Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

nzherald Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “It was confirmed positive last night following a series of tests,” “He became unwell with a runny nose on an internal flight from Denver to San Francisco on February 27, US time, then flew from San Francisco to Melbourne on United Airlines flight 0060, arriving at approximately 9:30am Saturday the 29 February” External link

yahoo-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : “Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails,” “This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We’ve had almost 8000 calls to the hotline number since it’s been established. ''We do expect we’ll get inundated with calls today as a result of this," External link

smh Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Patients have been contacted via text message this morning, or were called this morning, they will be followed up with emails," "This doctor also attended two patients at a nursing home in Malvern during that time. The two nursing home patients have been isolated in their rooms and the department is working to provide support care for these residents" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I understand our medical and healthcare workers are dedicated to the work they do," "But it is irresponsible for people to be going to work if they are unwell, and that is not just healthcare workers, it is everybody in the community who needs to take this very seriously" External link

qt Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," "Our advice to the community is that if you have returned from overseas and are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms than please stay home, do not go to work, you should self isolate" External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "In addition, a number of other close contacts of the doctor, including work colleagues, will be placed in self isolation for a period of 14 days," External link

9news Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I have to say I am flabbergasted that a doctor that has flu-like symptoms has presented to work," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no harm in preparing should you become unwell at some stage and have some supplies of consumables or medication, but there is no need to have months' worth of toilet paper," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The good news is he's done all the right things," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "He has self-isolated at home for the duration of time until his positive result and so there has been no contact with members of the community," "As we are seeing with other young people who have tested positive to COVID-19 they are able to recover at home. They have not required to be admitted into hospital, they have had very mild symptoms and they have been able to recover in a relatively quick period of time" External link

theage Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "I know there is a lot of anxiety about COVID-19 and I guess there is a fear of the unknown, but we want people to go about living their lives normally. There is no harm in preparing should you become unwell at some stage and have some supplies of consumables or medication, but there is no need to have months worth of toilet paper," External link

theage Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "The good news is he's done all the right things," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will be contacting all passengers on that flight [to advise them] of the fact that there was someone who was actually unwell on that flight, to make sure they can receive advice," External link

abc-au Monday, March 2, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "We will be contacting all passengers on that flight [to advise them] of the fact that there was someone who was actually unwell on that flight, to make sure they can receive advice," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There was no further contact with the public," External link

9news Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "There is no risk to families, to patients, to children here at the Royal Children's or at any of our hospitals," External link

9news Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Suggesting the spread of this virus has anything to do with ethnicity is wrong and shows complete disrespect for our hardworking healthcare workers - who devote each and every day to treating sick children and saving lives," External link

qt Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "Clinics gave us feedback that this was the biggest issue their clients were complaining to them about, the most common concern that was raised," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "a lot has changed on the legislative landscape" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jenny Mikakos said : "These checks take weeks ... this will remove delays and mean for people [applying for IVF], that rollercoaster of emotions, we will make their journey easier and less anguished by removing this additional hurdle they've had to jump through until now," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister53.63%EN06/07/201707/06/2017
youth affairs minister19.72%EN05/30/201730/05/2017
youth minister0.69%EN05/29/201729/05/2017
embattled youth affairs minister0.35%EN05/29/201729/05/2017
minister for children4.50%EN05/01/201701/05/2017
minister for youth affairs4.50%EN03/31/201731/03/2017
children minister9.34%EN03/23/201723/03/2017
justice0.69%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
housing minister0.69%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
acting housing minister0.69%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
health minister0.69%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
acting health minister0.69%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
minister for housing0.35%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
children and youth affairs minister0.35%EN12/28/201628/12/2016
justice minister1.73%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
education minister1.04%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
acting education minister0.35%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Jenny MikakosEN99.17%
Jenny MikakosFR0.83%


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