Australia Corona Virus

Victoria records 1,126 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths

Source: ABCnews

Victoria has recorded 1,126 new local COVID-19 cases and five deaths.

There are now 16,178 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 366 people have died during the current Delta outbreak.

There are 556 COVID-19 patients in hospital in Victoria, of whom 91 are in intensive care and 54 are on a ventilator.

The new cases were detected from 44,479 test results processed on Sunday.

The health department says about 84 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and older have now been fully vaccinated.

The state’s restrictions will ease again once 90 per cent of Victorians aged 12+ have been fully vaccinated, which is expected to occur around November 24.