TIMELINE OF HOW COVID-19 SPREAD FROM A SICK CLEANER TO REGIONAL VICTORIA:
* September 21 to 23 - A Frankston cleaner goes to work at The Butcher Club at Chadstone Shopping Centre, unaware she's contracted COVID-19 from a family member.
* September 24 - The cleaner calls in sick.
* September 25 - The cleaner gets tested for COVID-19.
* September 26 - The cleaner returns a positive result. She does not tell contact tracers she's worked at the butcher's.
* September 28 - The manager of The Butcher Club is admitted to hospital and returns a positive COVID-19 test. The connection is made between the cleaner and the butcher.
* September 29 - A male truck driver, the father of a man who worked at the Butcher Club, travelled to regional Victoria for work. He stayed overnight in Kilmore at a private residence.
* September 30 - The Butcher Club cluster is first mentioned in the Department of Health and Human Services daily media release, with two cases connected to the cluster. The truck driver stops at the Oddfellows Cafe in Kilmore for breakfast between 7am and 10am, in a breach of lockdown rules. He then travels to Shepparton and Benalla.
* October 1 - Eight cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak. The truck driver begins showing COVID-19 symptoms and is tested.
* October 2 - 11 cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak. The truck driver returns a positive test result. He doesn't tell contact tracers about his visit to Shepparton.
* October 4 - 20 cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak. The Oddfellows Cafe in Kilmore is listed as a high-risk location by the DHHS.
* October 5 - 24 cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak. A worker at the Oddfellows cafe tests positive to COVID-19, infects at five others including customers.
* October 7 - 31 cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak. The cluster is deemed contained by the DHHS.
* October 10 - Kilmore cluster deemed under control by the DHHS.
* October 13 - 35 cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak. Three workers at a Shepparton tyre shop test positive to COVID-19. Contact tracers link to the truck driver.
* October 15 - 37 cases are linked to The Butcher Club outbreak.
* A total of 57 people have been infected from the start of the outbreaks and 32 are still fighting the virus.