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Victorian numbers back in the 40s

VICTORIA has recorded 45 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths overnight, taking the state’s death toll to 750.

The deaths include one male in his 50s, one male in his 70s, one male in his 80s and two females in their 90s.

All deaths were linked to aged care outbreaks.

There are 90 Victorians in hospital, with 11 in intensive care and seven on ventilators.

Premier, Daniel Andrews said there was one new case in regional Victoria recorded as the 14-day average dropped to 2.3.

Metropolitan Melbourne’s 14-day average is at 42.7.

Mr Andrews said there were now 30 active cases in regional Victoria and cases were heading in the right direction.

More than 2.55 million test results have been processed, an increase of 15,910 since yesterday.

There are 4272 mystery cases in the state, no change from yesterday.

Mr Andrews urged all Victorians to get tested if symptoms appear.

“We again, urge all Victorians, no matter how mild your symptoms, as soon as the symptoms are noticeable to you, then please go and get tested,” he said.

“Don't wait a day. Don't wait two days. Don't wait till Monday.”

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