VICTORIA recorded 1612 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
It marks the second consecutive day of decreasing numbers of new cases from the record high 1965 for a period covering last Friday.
That figure dropped to 1890 the following day.
Sadly, another eight deaths were recorded in the numbers revealed this morning.
A total of 19,012 people across the state currently have COVID-19.
About 34,279 vaccine doses were administered on Sunday along with over 73,138 tests.
Reported yesterday: 1,612 new local cases and 0 cases acquired overseas.— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) October 10, 2021
- 34,279 vaccines administered
- 73,138 test results received
- Sadly, 8 people with COVID-19 have died
More later: https://t.co/OCCFTAtS1P#COVID19Vic#COVID19VicDatapic.twitter.com/WSU1ie4JU6
From this week, crowds will return to venues and events in three central Victorian municipalities in a double-vaccinated access trial.
On Sunday, there were 126 new cases of coronavirus recorded in regional Victoria.
COVID-19 commander Jeroen Weimar said there has been a "significant continual growth" in case numbers across the regions.
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