Australia Corona Virus

Victoria records 34 new COVID-19 deaths, hospitalisations at 752

IMAGE: There are more than 66,000 active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria, but hospitalisations have been falling.(ABC News: Peter Drought)

Source: ABCnews

Victoria has recorded 34 more COVID-19 deaths.

The number of people in hospital after contracting the virus has fallen to 752, down from 768 yesterday.

Of those patients, 82 are in intensive care units, including 29 on ventilators.

There were 12,157 new cases reported yesterday.

Of the new cases, 6,569 were detected by rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 5,588 by PCR test results.

It brings the total number of official active cases to 66,648, down from the 73,886 reported a day earlier.