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Victoria records 14,020 COVID-19 cases, two deaths, hospitalisations rise to 516

Source: ABCnews

Victoria has recorded 14,020 COVID-19 cases and two deaths, as the number of hospital patients with COVID-19 continues to rise.

It marks a new record for daily infections, surpassing Monday’s tally of 8,577.

There are now 48,297 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 720 people have died during the current outbreak.

There are 516 people in hospital with COVID-19 in Victoria, of whom 56 are in intensive care, and 24 are on a ventilator.

The health department said a further 52 people were in ICU whose infections were no longer considered active.

The new cases were detected from 60,515 test results processed yesterday, suggesting close to one in four people who presented for PCR testing were infected.