Australia Corona Virus

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Source: ABCnews

Victoria has recorded 1,362 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths as the state enjoys a rolling back of border restrictions.

Thereare now 10,887 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 494 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.

There are 308 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 46 are in intensive care and 26 are on a ventilator.

The health department said a further 53 people were in intensive care but their COVID-19 infections were no longer considered active.

Victoria yesterday reached 90 per cent double dose vaccination for those aged 12 and over, abolishing the traffic light border scheme and all domestic border permits, regardless of vaccination status.Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.