Australia Corona Virus

Victoria records 25 more COVID-19 deaths, hospitalisations at 768

IMAGE: There are more than 70,000 active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria.(ABC News: Peter Drought)

Source: ABCnews

Victoria has recorded 25 more COVID-19 deaths, as the number of people in hospital after contracting the virus has fallen to 768, down from 851 yesterday.

Of those patients, 99 are in intensive care units, including 31 on ventilators.

There were 14,553 new cases reported yesterday.

Of the new cases, 6,932 were detected by rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 7,621 by PCR test results.

It brings the total number of official active cases to 73,886, up from the 72,710 reported a day earlier.

There were 17,644 doses of vaccine administered at state sites yesterday.

More than 93 per cent of people aged 12+ have received two doses of vaccine, while 40 per cent of people aged 18 and over have received three doses.