Australia Corona Virus

Victoria records 1,254 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths as state hits 90pc double vaccination threshold


Victoria has recorded 1,254 new local COVID-19 cases and five deaths, as the state reaches its target of 90 per cent full vaccination for those aged 12 and over.

There are now 10,276 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 487 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.

There are 310 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 48 are in intensive care and 31 are on a ventilator.

The health department said a further 48 people were in intensive care but their COVID-19 infections were no longer considered active.