Vic’s record COVID-19 daily case numbers

SNAPSHOT OF VICTORIA’S CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK:

NEW CASES

* 2297 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19

* 46 per cent of new cases are aged under 30 years

* 63 per cent of new cases are aged under 40 years

* Within the new cases, there are 1245 newly impacted households

* 11 deaths were reported on Thursday:

– A man in his 50s from Moonee Valley

– A man in his 60s from Moreland

– A man in his 70s and another in his 60s from Melton

– Three men from Hume, in their 70s, 60s and 50s

– A man in his 70s from Shepparton

– Two women, aged in their 80s and 70s, from Knox

– A man in his 80s from Brimbank

* Death toll from the current outbreak: 125

* Of the latest cases in metropolitan Melbourne:

– 650 cases in the south-eastern suburbs

– 633 cases in the western suburbs

– 693 cases in the northern suburbs

– 144 cases in the eastern suburbs

* 170 of news cases are in regional Victoria, including:

– 32 cases in Geelong

– 30 cases in Shepparton

– 23 cases in Mildura, Robinvale and Swan Hill

– 17 cases in Latrobe

– 17 cases in Baw Baw

* Total active cases: 20,505, including 1289 in regional Victoria

* 82,762 test results were processed on Wednesday

VACCINATIONS

* 37,611 vaccine doses on Wednesday at state-run hubs

* 87.6 per cent of the over-16 population has had a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 62 per cent have had a second dose.

HOSPITALISATIONS

* 706 people in hospital, 147 of whom are in intensive care, including 100 on a ventilator

* 98 per cent of people in ICU are not fully vaccinated

List of exposure sites available at https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/case-alerts-public-exposure-sites

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