Victoria's latest coronavirus outbreak has reached an unenviable new milestone, with 25 people dying of the virus in the past 24 hours.
This is the highest daily death toll since the pandmeic began.
The state has recorded 282 new cases of coronavirus over the same timeframe.
Of those deaths, 22 are linked to aged care.
There are 657 Victorians in hospital.
Of the new cases, 148 are deemed 'mystery cases' with an unknown source.
There have been no new cases of coronavirus recorded in Horsham for the past three weeks.
At his daily update, Premier Daniel Andrews said there were 436 cases in regional Victoria overall, a drop on the previous day's numbers.
"Come forward and get tested, then wait at home," he said. "Given there is so little flu transmission, if you have symptoms, there is every chance you have got it (coronavirus)."
There are 7474 active cases across Victoria overall, 2009 of these in aged care and 87 in disability settings.
Regionally, there are 155 active cases in Geelong, 47 in Bendigo and 28 in Ballarat, numbers which Mr Andrews said were relatively stable from yesterday.
"There should be no sense of complacency," he said.
The government has also announced a $20.41 million investment to support domestic violence services targeting perpetrators.
A spokeswoman said the aim was to put perpetrators into alternative accommodation, to allow victims to remain in their own homes during the pandemic.
She said the programs in this package would aim to involve around 2000 people.
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